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This function is used in Python Scripting.


Displays an informational-style message popup box to the user.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.gui.messageBox(message, title)

  • Parameters

String message - The message to display. Will accept html formatting.

String title - A title for the message box. [optional]

  • Returns


  • Scope


Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This example will show how many hours a motor has been running when it is clicked.
# get the motor number
motorNumber = event.source.getPropertyValue('MotorNumber')
# retrieve the hours running from the database
query = "SELECT HoursRunning FROM MotorStatus WHERE motor=%d"
hours = system.db.runScalarQuery(query % motorNumber)
system.gui.messageBox("The motor has been running for %d hours" % motorNumber)
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  1. Anonymous

    Hi, you can use the translation in multiple languages to use system.gui.messageBox ? Thanks.