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  • Characteristics of dialog box
  • Line break in the dialog box
  • Special cases
  • Emulation
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Displays a custom message in a system information 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 dialog boxes for more details.
Versions 15 and later
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
New in version 15
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Android This function is now available for Android applications.
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 17 and later
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
New in version 17
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for iPhone/iPad applications.
iPhone/iPad This function is now available for 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
User_Name is string
User_Name = "Florence"
Info("Hello" + User_Name, "Welcome!")
Syntax
Info(<Text> [, <Line 2> [... [, <Line n>]]])
<Text>: Character string (with quotes)
Text to display.
<Line 2>: Optional character string (with quotes)
Text displayed on the next line.
<Line n>: Optional character string (with quotes)
Text displayed on the following lines.
Remarks

Characteristics of dialog box

  • The title of the dialog box corresponds to the title of the current window (or page).
    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 captions of buttons depend 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.
    AndroidUniversal Windows 10 AppJava The entire string is displayed, regardless of its size.
  • The icon displayed (information tooltip) cannot be modified.
WINDEV To customize this dialog box (as well as all the system dialog boxes of your application), check "Apply the skin template theme to the system windows (Info, YesNo, Confirm, Dialog)" in the "Style" tab of project description. See Customizing dialog boxes for more details.
WINDEV To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your application), check "Customize the system windows (Info, YesNo, Confirm, Dialog)" in the "Style" tab of project description. See Customizing dialog boxes for more details.
Versions 16 and later
WEBDEV - Server code To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your site), check "Apply the skin to the dialog boxes (YesNo and OKCancel)" in the "Skin/Style" tab of the project description window.
WEBDEV - Server code To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your site), check "Apply the skin to the dialog boxes (YesNo and OKCancel)" in the "Skin" tab of the project description window.
New in version 16
WEBDEV - Server code To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your site), check "Apply the skin to the dialog boxes (YesNo and OKCancel)" in the "Skin/Style" tab of the project description window.
WEBDEV - Server code To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your site), check "Apply the skin to the dialog boxes (YesNo and OKCancel)" in the "Skin" tab of the project description window.
WEBDEV - Server code To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your site), check "Apply the skin to the dialog boxes (YesNo and OKCancel)" in the "Skin/Style" tab of the project description window.
WEBDEV - Server code To customize this dialog box (as well as all system dialog boxes of your site), check "Apply the skin to the dialog boxes (YesNo and OKCancel)" in the "Skin" tab of the project description window.

Line break in the dialog box

The CR string (Carriage Return) can be used to force a break to the next line. For example:
Info("The XXX form was modified." + CR + "This form will be saved.")
is equivalent to:
Info("The XXX form was modified.", "This form will be saved.")

Special cases

  • The timers (TimerSys) are not stopped when this function is called.
  • WINDEV Windows events are not stopped when this function is called.
  • PHP The call to Info is effective in the current page only. If PageDisplay is used after Info, the dialog box will not be displayed in the new page.
  • 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.
  • WINDEVWindows MobileJava DelayBeforeClosing limits the time required to display the message. The dialog box is automatically closed. For the question or confirmation dialog boxes, the expected answer corresponds to the default button.
    Versions 18 and later
    WINDEV To limit the display duration of an Info dialog box only, use InfoWithTimeout.
    New in version 18
    WINDEV To limit the display duration of an Info dialog box only, use InfoWithTimeout.
    WINDEV To limit the display duration of an Info dialog box only, use InfoWithTimeout.
  • The caption of buttons is displayed in the language used by Windows on the current computer.
  • iPhone/iPad This function must not be used:
    • in the window "Resizing" event. Otherwise, the application will be locked.
    • in the window "Changing of orientation" event.
    • in the "Placing in foreground" event associated with the project.
      Note: However, the function can be used in the window "Placing in foreground" event.
    • in a thread.
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Emulation

A system information window can be emulated by EmulateInfo.
Component : wd240obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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