Display a dialogue box message.

      MsgBox(prompt [, buttons][, title]
         [, helpfile, context])

   prompt    The dialogue box text.
   buttons   The sum of the constants for button, icon, default button and modality

   title     Title bar text

   helpfile  A helpfile to link to the help button

   context   Helpfile context number


  Buttons: vbOKOnly (0), vbOKCancel(1), vbAbortRetryIgnore (2), vbYesNoCancel(3)
           vbYesNo (4), vbRetryCancel (5)

  Icon: vbCritical (16),vbQuestion (32),vbExclamation (48), vbInformation (64) 

  Default button: vbDefaultButton1 (0),vbDefaultButton2 (256),vbDefaultButton3 (512),vbDefaultButton4(768)

  Modality: vbApplicationModal, vbSystemModal

The MsgBox function will return one of the following:

1 = OK was clicked (vbOK)
2 = Cancel was clicked (vbCancel )
3 = Abort was clicked (vbAbort)
4 = Retry was clicked (vbRetry)
5 = Ignore was clicked (vbIgnore)
6 = Yes was clicked (vbYes)
7 = No was clicked (vbNo)


'Display a message:

result=Msgbox("Are you sure?",vbYesNo+vbInformation, "")
WScript.Echo result

“Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, Make me feel important. Never forget this message when working with people” ~ Mary Kay Ash

Related VBScript commands

InputBox - Prompt for user input.
Equivalent PowerShell: MessageBox - Display a message box to the user.

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