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MsgBox Method (IEdmVault5)

Displays a message box to the user.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function MsgBox( _
   ByVal lParentWnd As System.Integer, _
   ByVal bsMsg As System.String, _
   Optional ByVal eType As EdmMBoxType, _
   Optional ByVal bsCaption As System.String _
) As EdmMBoxResult
EdmMBoxResult MsgBox( 
   System.int lParentWnd,
   System.string bsMsg,
   EdmMBoxType eType,
   System.string bsCaption
EdmMBoxResult MsgBox( 
&   System.int lParentWnd,
&   System.String^ bsMsg,
&   EdmMBoxType eType,
&   System.String^ bsCaption


Parent window handle
Message to display in the message box
Optional style of the message box as defined in EdmMBoxType
Optional string to display for the message box caption

Return Value

Button clicked as defined in EdmMBoxResult



The only advantage of this method over the standard Visual Basic MsgBox function is that, with this method, you can specify a parent window handle to ensure that the message box stays on top of whatever parent window you have. For add-ins the parent window is usually the Windows Explorer window.

You do not need to call IEdmVault5::Login or IEdmVault5::LoginAuto before calling this method.

Return codes: 

  • S_OK: The method successfully executed.
  • S_FALSE: The user pressed Cancel.

See Also


SOLIDWORKS Enterprise PDM Version 5.2

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