The table below shows the button choices available with the built-in MsgBox function. I have developed a training quiz but am stuck on getting the results to print. It becomes required if you use the context parameter. If this parameter is not used a message box with the Ok button and no icon is displayed. Have a look at code and output: End Function Note: See the list of button values with constants below.
See the following example where this value is used along with the title option. However, the length of the message is limited —around 1024 characters. In the example below, this variable has been included in the message. This is the message text. The first group of values 0—5 describes the number and type of buttons displayed in the dialog box; the second group 16, 32, 48, 64 describes the icon style; the third group 0, 256, 512 determines which button is the default; and the fourth group 0, 4096 determines the modality of the message box. This is an optional parameter.
The Title argument has also been completed this time. If you omit title, the application name is placed in the title bar. End If End SubThank you for all the help you may provide. In the example given below, we combine the ok button with the critical icon and show the combination to the user. If the title is left blank, the application name is placed in the title bar. Note: Updated 6-8-2017 fixed bug — Thanks to Greg Donnells and Brian High for pointing this out. Lastly the caption could be a different language than english.
The variable name prefixes e. It saved me from having do build a custom form in Access and all the extra work associated with that. The code below uses an If statement to exit the macro, if the user clicks the No button. We will tweak the sub name and add a title to replace the default in our message box. An example of this is shown below:. Else ' User chose No. If the user clicks the No button or presses Enter , the routine ends with no action.
The MsgBox function is often used to create quick and simple messages to provide information for users. Thanks for your reply Alastair Re: Custom Msgbox response buttons Yes Jack, you have done it again Fished this thread up from the internet. By adding buttons to the message box, a user can be consulted on the next step. From your example I completed my first, in like an hour. As pointed out by another user, the code is probably more readable that way. Note: Updated 12-29-2016 to to have close button enabled by default. If you provide the helpfile then context is also required.
The maximum length of characters is 1024, which depends on the width of the characters. The MsgBox function will then return the button that was clicked. For example, a dialog box is displayed before quitting the application. If you don't like Google AdSense in the posts, or log in above. In the case of the MsgBox function, it uses a dialog box to get the value that it returns. This argument is not an arbitrary value. What can be the problem? The maximum length of prompt is approximately 1024 characters.
Prompt — It is the message contained in the main body of the message box. . String expression that identifies the Help file to use to provide context-sensitive Help for the dialog box. Please review and update Declare statements and then mark them with the PtrSafe attribute. Hover your cursor over Insert and select Module from the menu that appears. It can be something as simple as an alert to the user. It is the text string you want to the message box to say to the user.
Well fortunately this is easy to do by entering vbCrLf when you would like a new line to begin. When you execute this procedure, the Ans variable is assigned a value of either vbYes or vbNo, depending on which button the user clicks. Because the title argument was omitted in the MsgBox function, Excel uses the default title, Microsoft Excel. We can also use a variable to store the response from the MsgBox. If not provided, the default is the application name.
When you ask a question, please remember to specify where you have problems in your code. The MsgBox function can return a value that represents which button is clicked. Buttons: With this argument you can specify what buttons, icon, defaults and the modality of the message box. The is used to get the value and display the respective dialog box. Numeric expression that is the Help context number assigned to the appropriate Help topic by the Help author. I found it in the comments, which was really helpful. As mentioned earlier, the title will appear in the title bar of the message box: End Function In the demo, you can see another simple dialog appears with the message that which button was pressed.