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  • Line break in the dialog box
  • Miscellaneous
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Displays a message in a standard dialog box that proposes "OK" and "Cancel" and returns the user's choice.
OK / Cancel dialog
Remarks:
  • This is a blocking dialog box. To continue running the application, the user must validate one of the buttons.
Versions 24 and later
Ajax This function is now available in Ajax mode.
New in version 24
Ajax This function is now available in Ajax mode.
Ajax This function is now available in Ajax mode.
Example
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)
// Delete a line with confirmation (yes by default)
IF OKCancel("Delete this record?") THEN
HDelete(CUSTOMER)
END
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)
// Choice used to exit the program
IF OKCancel("Do you want to exit from the program?") = Yes THEN
Close()
END
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)
// Ask to confirm the deletion of the file whose
// name is found in the FILE_NAME variable, with
// positioning on the "No" button in the OKCancel window
IF OKCancel(No, "Delete the file?") THEN
fDelete(FILE_NAME)
END
Syntax
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)

Displaying an OK/Cancel dialog box Hide the details

<Result> = OKCancel([<Selected button>, ] <Text> [, <Line 2> [... [, <Line N>]]])
<Result>: Boolean
Identifies the button selected by the user:
FalseThe "Cancel" button was chosen by the user.
TrueThe "OK" button was chosen by the user.
<Selected button>: Optional boolean
Button selected by default in the dialog box:
No"Cancel" button selected by default.
True
(by default)
"OK" button selected by default.
<Text>: Character string
Text to display.
<Line 2>: Optional character string
Text displayed on the following lines.
<Line N>: Optional character string
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).
  • 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.
  • The icon displayed (exclamation mark) cannot be modified.

Line break in the dialog box

The CR string (Carriage Return) can be used to force a break to the next line. For example:
IF OKCancel("Caution: you are going to delete this record" + CR + ...
"Do you want to continue?") THEN
HDelete(CUSTOMER)
END
is equivalent to:
IF OKCancel("Caution: this record will be deleted", ...
"Do you want to continue?") THEN
HDelete(CUSTOMER)
END
You also have the ability to use the syntax of multiline strings. For example:
OKCancel(
[
Caution: you are going TO delete This Record.
 
DO you want TO CONTINUE?
])
Reports and QueriesJavaUser code (UMC)

Miscellaneous

  • Timers (TimerSys) are not stopped when this function is called.
  • Java DelayBeforeClosing limits how long the message is displayed. The dialog box is automatically closed. For question or confirmation dialog boxes, the default button corresponds to the expected answer.
  • The text of the buttons is displayed in the system language.
Business / UI classification: UI Code
Component: wd260obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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Comments
Exemplo OkCancel
Exemplo OkCancel

IF OKCancel("Vamos Gravar") THEN
//Comandos
Info("Comandos")
END

//Blog com Video e exemplo
http://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com.br/2016/07/curso-windev-funcoes-dialogo-2-okcancel.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECbkPsdEoIY
De matos AMARILDO
10 Jul. 2016