XmCreateInformationDialog man page

XmCreateInformationDialog — The MessageBox InformationDialog convenience creation function


#include <Xm/MessageB.h>
Widget XmCreateInformationDialog(
Widget parent,
String name,
ArgList arglist,
Cardinal argcount);


XmCreateInformationDialog is a convenience creation function that creates a DialogShell and an unmanaged MessageBox child of the DialogShell. An InformationDialog gives the user information, such as the status of an action. It includes a symbol, a message, and three buttons. The default symbol is i. The default button labels are OK, Cancel, and Help.

Use XtManageChild to pop up the InformationDialog (passing the MessageBox as the widget parameter); use XtUnmanageChild to pop it down.

XmCreateInformationDialog forces the value of the Shell resource XmNallowShellResize to True.

Specifies the parent widget ID
Specifies the name of the created widget
Specifies the argument list
Specifies the number of attribute/value pairs in the argument list (arglist)

For a complete definition of MessageBox and its associated resources, see XmMessageBox(3).


Returns the MessageBox widget ID.

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