DelphiBasics
ShowMessage
Procedure
Display a string in a simple dialog with an OK button Dialogs unit
 procedure ShowMessage ( const Text : string ) ;
Description
The ShowMessage procedure displays a string of Text in a simple dialog with an OK button.
 
It is used to inform the user of some information - no decision is needed by the user.
 
Insert carriage return and line feed characters (#13#10) into the string to generate multi line message display.
Related commands
InputBox Display a dialog that asks for user text input, with default
InputQuery Display a dialog that asks for user text input
MessageDlg Displays a message, symbol, and selectable buttons
MessageDlgPos Displays a message plus buttons at a given screen position
PromptForFileName Shows a dialog allowing the user to select a file
ShowMessageFmt Display formatted data in a simple dialog with an OK button
ShowMessagePos Display a string in a simple dialog at a given screen position
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Example code : Show single and multiple line text displays
// Full Unit code.
// -----------------------------------------------------------
// You must store this code in a unit called Unit1 with a form
// called Form1 that has an OnCreate event called FormCreate.
 
unit Unit1;
 
interface
 
uses
  Forms, Dialogs;
 
type
  TForm1 = class(TForm)
    procedure FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
  end;
 
var
  
Form1: TForm1;
 
implementation
{$R *.dfm} // Include form definitions
 
procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);

begin
  // Show a simple message
  ShowMessage('Hello World');

  // Show a blank message
  ShowMessage('');

  // Split this into two lines
  ShowMessage('Hello '+#13#10+'World');
end;
 
end.
Hide full unit code
   Hello World
  
   Hello
   World
 
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