Source: CUA, Motif, Windows
Aliases: Message dialog, Prompt dialog, Question
Dialog, Warning dialog, Working dialog (Motif)
SCO Visual Tcl commands: VtErrorDialog, VtFileSelectionDialog,
VtFormDialog, VtInformationDialog, VtMessageDialog,
VtQuestionDialog, VtSelectionDialog, VtWarningDialog,
A message is a visual cue that appears in message boxes, giving
users information or notifying them of problems, or
text describing the consequence of an action or results
of an action.
Kinds of messages
These contain the lowercase letter ``i'' in a
circle. They give information as the application runs,
reporting normal events.
These contain an exclamation mark in a
circle. They warn users about undesirable or potentially
damaging situations. Warning messages interrupt the
application and await instructions from the user.
These contain a STOP sign. They notify users
of serious problems requiring user intervention.
Action messages interrupt the application and await
instructions from the user.
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SCO OpenServer Release 6.0.0 - 02 June 2005