The Show Message action will display a message in a pop-up window.
This action is used to convey information to the user, such as confirmations or warnings. It can also be a useful debugging tool. You can display action results to see if they hold values you are expecting.
▶ Title: the title text for the pop-up window
▶ Message: the text to be shown in the pop-up window. This text can be manually formatted using HTML tags.
▶ Insert a value into the message: you can display values from the screen or action results.
▶ Show these button(s): buttons at the bottom of the message window
- Ok: closes the window.
- Ok/Cancel: if Cancel is chosen, the remaining actions are ignored.
- Yes/No: Place the user's response in an action result which can be used later within a conditional statement.
In the below example, we've created a text input box labeled "varInput".
The Show Message Example button has the below Show Message action:
There are two things to highlight in this example
- HTML tags are added to bold the sentence "Typed value:" and a
<p>tag has been added to make a new line.
- When the "varInput" control in the dropdown, it gets added to the Message section as
When the button is pressed, the message is formatted as shown below: