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XmCreateMessageBox(3) Library Functions Manual XmCreateMessageBox(3)


XmCreateMessageBox — The MessageBox widget creation function "XmCreateMessageBox" "creation functions" "XmCreateMessageBox"


#include <Xm/MessageB.h>
Widget XmCreateMessageBox(
Widget parent,
String name,
ArgList arglist,
Cardinal argcount);


XmCreateMessageBox creates an unmanaged MessageBox. A MessageBox is used for common interaction tasks, which include giving information, asking questions, and reporting errors. It includes an optional symbol, a message, and three buttons.

By default, there is no symbol. The default button labels are OK, Cancel, and Help.

If the parent of the MessageBox is a DialogShell, use XtManageChild to pop up the MessageBox (passing the MessageBox as the widget parameter); use XtUnmanageChild to pop it down.

Specifies the parent widget ID
Specifies the name of the created widget
Specifies the argument list
Specifies the number of attribute/value pairs in the argument list (arglist)

For a complete definition of MessageBox and its associated resources, see XmMessageBox(3).


Returns the MessageBox widget ID.