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WinUIMessageBox.Show(FrameworkElement, String, String, MessageBoxButton) Method

Displays the WinUIMessageBox with specific owner, text, title and set of buttons.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpf.WindowsUI

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpf.Controls.v21.2.dll


public static MessageBoxResult Show(
    FrameworkElement owner,
    string messageBoxText,
    string caption,
    MessageBoxButton button


Name Type Description
owner FrameworkElement

A FrameworkElement object that owns the current WinUIMessageBox.

messageBoxText String

A String value that is the text to be displayed within the current WinUIMessageBox.

caption String

A String value that is the WinUIMessageBox window caption.

button MessageBoxButton

A MessageBoxButton enumerator value that specifies the set of buttons displayed within the current WinUIMessageBox.


Type Description

A MessageBoxResult enumerator value that indicates which message box button an end-user has clicked.


You can determine which of the WinUIMessageBox‘s buttons an end user has clicked by checking the return value (see the code below).

MessageBoxResult result = DevExpress.Xpf.Core.WinUIMessageBox.Show("Click a button", "Message", MessageBoxButton.YesNo);
if (result == MessageBoxResult.Yes) DevExpress.Xpf.Core.WinUIMessageBox.Show("'YES' button clicked", "Result");
else DevExpress.Xpf.Core.WinUIMessageBox.Show("'NO' button clicked", "Result");

A message box with unspecified buttons displays the ‘OK’ button by default and returns the MessageBoxResult.OK value.

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