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Create a message Box with no buttons and then kill it later

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I want to create a messagebox, but without any buttons.
Then after a specified time I want to close or kill the messagebox.
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Create your own dialog with a static control to display your text.  In the OnInitDlg set a timer going.  In the OnTimer KillTimer to destroy timer and then OnCancel() to kill the dialog.
To prevent the user killing the dlg with the Enter/Esc keys you can override the OnOk and OnCancel as follows
CMessageDlg::OnOK() //OnCancel
{
}

In that case call the CDialog::OnCancel() in your timer.
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