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  • Characteristics of dialog box
  • Line break in the dialog box
  • Special cases
  • Emulation
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Stored procedures
Displays a custom message in a system information window.
Information window
Remarks:
  • This is a blocking information window. To continue running the application, the user must validate this window by clicking OK.
    Versions 25 and later
    WINDEV To avoid blocking the application, use InfoAsynchronous.
    New in version 25
    WINDEV To avoid blocking the application, use InfoAsynchronous.
    WINDEV To avoid blocking the application, use InfoAsynchronous.
  • WINDEV WINDEV allows you to apply the skin template of your project to this dialog box. See Customizing dialog boxes for more details.
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 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).
  • 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.
    Universal 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 system dialog boxes of your application), check "Customize the system windows (Info, YesNo, Confirm, Dialog)" in the "Style" tab of the project description. See Customizing dialog boxes for more details.

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.")
You also have the ability to use the syntax of multiline strings. For example:
Info(
[
The XXX form has been modified.
 
This form will be saved.
])

Special cases

  • Timers (TimerSys) are not stopped when this function is called.
  • WINDEV Windows events are not stopped when this function is called.
  • WINDEV You can use the code wizard to enter the function in the code editor. Depending on the characteristics entered in the wizard, the function used can be different in the code that is automatically generated.
  • WINDEVJava 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.
    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 text of the buttons is displayed in the system language.
WINDEV

Emulation

A system information window can be emulated by EmulateInfo.
Component : wd250obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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