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Yes No Messagebox

Using the code below, how can I default the focus to the No instead of to the Yes option on the messagebox when it opens?

Dim msg As String = "All data will be permanently lost." & vbCrLf & "Are you sure you want to delete the data file?"
        If MessageBox.Show(msg, "Deleting Data File", MessageBoxButtons.YesNo, MessageBoxIcon.Warning) = DialogResult.Yes Then
            NumericUpDown1.Focus()
            If File.Exists(fileName) Then
                File.Delete(fileName)
                MsgBox("File Deleted", MsgBoxStyle.Information, "Delete Data File")
                analyzeNumbers()
            End If
        End If
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teamdad
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teamdad
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
Like this (note the extra parameter after MessageBoxIcon.Warning) :

        Dim msg As String = "All data will be permanently lost." & vbCrLf & "Are you sure you want to delete the data file?"
        If MessageBox.Show(msg, "Deleting Data File", MessageBoxButtons.YesNo, MessageBoxIcon.Warning, MessageBoxDefaultButton.Button2) = DialogResult.Yes Then
            NumericUpDown1.Focus()
            If File.Exists(fileName) Then
                File.Delete(fileName)
                MsgBox("File Deleted", MsgBoxStyle.Information, "Delete Data File")
                analyzeNumbers()
            End If
        End If
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teamdadAuthor Commented:
Thanks again Idle_Mind for the help.  I learn better from doing and seeing than reading and then trying to apply what I read.  It's tough learning as you go like this but it's best for me.  I have another question on doing a file backup if you would like to check it out too.  It's at the link below.

http://experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Dot_Net/VB_DOT_NET/Q_21167308.html
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