MessageBox::Show Method (Window, String, String, MessageBoxButton, MessageBoxImage)

Displays a message box in front of the specified window. The message box displays a message, title bar caption, button, and icon; and it also returns a result.

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

static MessageBoxResult Show(
	Window^ owner, 
	String^ messageBoxText, 
	String^ caption, 
	MessageBoxButton button, 
	MessageBoxImage icon


Type: System.Windows::Window

A Window that represents the owner window of the message box.

Type: System::String

A String that specifies the text to display.

Type: System::String

A String that specifies the title bar caption to display.

Type: System.Windows::MessageBoxButton

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

Type: System.Windows::MessageBoxImage

A MessageBoxImage value that specifies the icon to display.

Return Value

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

By default, the message box appears in front of the window that is currently active.

.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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