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Sets the dialog style.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Dialog 4.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Dialog.SetMode"; Mode )   More


Parameter Description Example
Mode The new mode. "Warning"


Returns OK or error.


Sets the dialog style.
Indicates the severity level of the alert.

Allowed modes on Mac: Warning, Information, Critical, Error.
Allowed modes on Windows: Question, Hand, Stop, Error, Information, Warning or Exclamation.
So the cross platform options are Information, Error and Warning.

New in 7.1 for Mac: Note and Stop.

See also

Release notes

  • Version 14.2
    • Improved Dialog.SetMode function for Note and Stop mode to use the given icon instead of the application icon.
  • Version 7.1

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 8th March 2017

Dialog.SetMessage - Dialog.SetOtherButton