This function is used in Python Scripting.


Displays a confirmation dialog box to the user with "Yes" and "No" options, and a custom message.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.gui.confirm(message, [title], [allowCancel])

  • Parameters

String message - The message to show in the confirmation dialog.

String title - The title for the confirmation dialog. [optional]

Boolean allowCancel - Show a cancel button in the dialog. [optional]

  • Returns

Boolean - True if the user selected "Yes"; false if the user selected "No". None if the user selected "Cancel".

  • Scope

Vision Client

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# By using the confirm function in an if statement, we can let the user confirm an action. In this case, we shut down the plant if the user confirms it, otherwise, we don't do anything.
if system.gui.confirm("Are you sure you want to shutdown the plant?", 
 "Really Shutdown?"):
   system.db.runUpdateQuery("UPDATE ControlTable SET Shutdown=1")

system gui confirm, gui.confirm