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  • Characteristics of dialog box
  • Line break in the dialog box
  • Various
  • Emulation
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Displays a custom message in a system warning window.
To close the window, the user must click the OK button to validate.
WINDEV WINDEV allows you to apply the skin template of your project to this dialog box. See Customizing the dialog boxes for more details.
Versions 15 and later
Android This function is now available for the Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This function is now available for the Android applications.
Android This function is now available for the Android applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for the iPhone/iPad applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
NextTitle("Caution")
Warning("This operation was not validated" + ...
CR + "Contact the application manager")
Syntax
Warning(<Text> [, <Line 2> [, ...  [ , <Line n>]]])
<Text>: Character string (with quotes)
Text that will be displayed on the first line.
<Row 2>: Optional character strings (with quotes)
Text that will be displayed on the second line.
<Line n>: Optional character strings (with quotes)
Text that will be displayed on the other lines.
Remarks

Characteristics of dialog box

  • The title of dialog box corresponds to the title of current window.
    iPhone/iPad To comply with the system specifications, the title of dialog box is empty by default. To define this title, use NextTitle. AndroidiPhone/iPad To comply with the system specifications, the title of dialog box is empty by default. To define this title, use NextTitle.
  • To modify or define the title of dialog box, use NextTitle.
  • The message is aligned to left.
  • The button caption depends on the runtime language of Windows.
  • The maximum number of characters cannot exceed 4096. If a larger string is passed in parameter, it will be truncated.
  • The icon displayed (exclamation mark in yellow triangle) cannot be modified.
WINDEV To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your application), check "Apply the theme of skin template to the system information windows" in the "Style" tab of project description. See Customizing the dialog boxes for more details.

Line break in the dialog box

The CR string (Carriage Return) can be used to force a break to the next line. For example:
Warning("The XXX form was modified" + CR + ...
"Any new modification must be validated.")
is equivalent to:
Warning("The XXX form was modified", ...
"Do you want to save it before exiting?")
You also have the ability to use the syntax of multiline strings. For example:
Warning(
[
This operation was not validated.

Contact the application provider
])

Various

  • The timers (TimerSys) and the events are not stopped when this function is called.
  • WINDEV When typing the function in the code editor, you have the ability to use the code wizard. Depending on the characteristics entered in the wizard, the function used can be different in the code that is automatically generated.
  • DelayBeforeClosing is used to limit the display duration of the message. The dialog box is automatically closed. For the question or confirmation dialog boxes, the expected answer corresponds to the default button.
  • The caption of the button is displayed in the language used by Windows on the current computer.
WINDEV

Emulation

A warning message can be emulated by EmulateWarning.
Components
WINDEVReports and Queries wd230obj.dll
Windows Mobile wp230obj.dll
Java wd230java.jar
Linux wd230obj.so
Android wd230android.jar
Minimum required version
  • Version 9
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