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MessageBox.Show Method (String, String, MessageBoxButton, MessageBoxImage, MessageBoxResult)

Displays a message box that has a message, title bar caption, button, and icon; and that accepts a default message box result and returns a result.

Namespace:  System.Windows
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

'Declaration
Public Shared Function Show ( _
	messageBoxText As String, _
	caption As String, _
	button As MessageBoxButton, _
	icon As MessageBoxImage, _
	defaultResult As MessageBoxResult _
) As MessageBoxResult

Parameters

messageBoxText
Type: System.String

A String that specifies the text to display.

caption
Type: System.String

A String that specifies the title bar caption to display.

button
Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxButton

A MessageBoxButton value that specifies which button or buttons to display.

icon
Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxImage

A MessageBoxImage value that specifies the icon to display.

defaultResult
Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxResult

A MessageBoxResult value that specifies the default result of the message box.

Return Value

Type: System.Windows.MessageBoxResult
A MessageBoxResult value that specifies which message box button is clicked by the user.

The following example shows how to use this overload of the Show method.

Private Sub showMessageBoxButton_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As RoutedEventArgs)
    ' Configure message box
    Dim message As String = "Hello, MessageBox!"
    Dim caption As String = "Caption text"
    Dim buttons As MessageBoxButton = MessageBoxButton.OKCancel
    Dim icon As MessageBoxImage = MessageBoxImage.Information
    Dim defaultResult As MessageBoxResult = MessageBoxResult.OK
    ' Show message box
    Dim result As MessageBoxResult = MessageBox.Show(message, caption, buttons, icon, defaultResult)
End Sub

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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