MessageBoxButtons Enumeration
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MessageBoxButtons Enumeration

 

Specifies constants defining which buttons to display on a MessageBox.

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

public enum MessageBoxButtons

Member nameDescription
AbortRetryIgnore

The message box contains Abort, Retry, and Ignore buttons.

OK

The message box contains an OK button.

OKCancel

The message box contains OK and Cancel buttons.

RetryCancel

The message box contains Retry and Cancel buttons.

YesNo

The message box contains Yes and No buttons.

YesNoCancel

The message box contains Yes, No, and Cancel buttons.

This enumeration is used by the MessageBox class.

The following code example shows how to use a MessageBox to give the user an opportunity to prevent a form from closing. This example requires that the method is called from the FormClosing event of the form.

private void Form1_FormClosing(object sender, FormClosingEventArgs e)
{
    const string message =
        "Are you sure that you would like to close the form?";
    const string caption = "Form Closing";
    var result = MessageBox.Show(message, caption,
                                 MessageBoxButtons.YesNo,
                                 MessageBoxIcon.Question);

    // If the no button was pressed ...
    if (result == DialogResult.No)
    {
        // cancel the closure of the form.
        e.Cancel = true;
    }
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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