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Sets the message text displayed in the panel.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
FileDialog 2.7 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "FileDialog.SetMessage"; text )   More


Parameter Description Example
text The new message text. "Please select folder to store backups."


Returns OK.


Sets the message text displayed in the panel.
This prompt appears on all Mac dialogs, but not on Windows.
The default message text is an empty string.


Sets name:

MBS( "FileDialog.SetMessage"; "Where to put backup files?" )

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 29th March 2023

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