This function is used in Python Scripting.


Displays a message to the user in a warning style popup dialog.

Client Permission Restrictions

This scripting function has no Client Permission restrictions.


system.gui.warningBox(message, [title])

  • Parameters

String message - The message to display in the warning box. Will accept HTML formatting if the message parameter is encapsulated in an <html> tag.

String title - The title for the warning box. [optional]

  • Returns


  • Scope

Vision Client

Code Examples
Code Snippet
# This code shows a yellow popup box similar to the system.gui.messageBox function.
# Start the motor, or, warn the user if in wrong mode.
runMode = event.source.parent.getPropertyValue('RunMode')

# Cannot start the motor in mode #1
if runMode == 1: 
   system.gui.warningBox("Cannot start the motor, current mode is <B>VIEW MODE</B>")
   system.db.runUpdateQuery("UPDATE MotorControl SET MotorRun=1")

system gui warningBox, gui.warningBox