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hello,
I try to do my own and display MessageBox when called, I have already created the form.
Someone has an idea
thank you in advance
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Question by:abgconsulting
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by:AndyAinscow
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Use ShowDialog() on an instance of the form.

eg.

x.ShowDialog();
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Naman Goel earned 332 total points
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by:AndyAinscow
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From the question.
I have already created the form.

All is required is then a ShowDialog so it shows and blocks the form displaying it from working until the custom message box is closed.
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by:abgconsulting
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Thks
i have found the solution
my solution is in below
public static bool Show(string content, string title, MessageBoxButtons button, MessageBoxIcon icon)
        {
            CustomMessageBox customMessageBox = new CustomMessageBox();
            customMessageBox.lblTitle.Text = title;
            customMessageBox.lbMessage.Text = content;
            customMessageBox.ShowDialog();
      
            return false;
        }

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CustomMessageBox.Show("print PDF fails: \n" + ex.Message, "Print PFD",
                    MessageBoxButtons.OK, MessageBoxIcon.Error);

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by:Naman Goel
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Here is sample code for you :

using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.ComponentModel;
using System.Data;
using System.Drawing;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace WindowsFormsApplication1
{
    public partial class MyMessageBox : Form
    {
        private Panel panel1;
        private Button btnOK;
        private Label lblText;
        private PictureBox picBoxIcon;
        private FlowLayoutPanel flowLayoutPanel1;
        private Panel panelText;
        private TableLayoutPanel tableLayoutPanel1;
    
        public MyMessageBox()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
        }

        public static void ShowMessageBox(Image icon, string message, string title)
        {
            MyMessageBox myMessage = new MyMessageBox();
            if (icon != null)
            {
                myMessage.picBoxIcon.Image = icon;
            }
            myMessage.lblText.Text = message;
            myMessage.Text = title;
            myMessage.ShowDialog();
        }

        private void InitializeComponent()
        {
            this.panel1 = new System.Windows.Forms.Panel();
            this.btnOK = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
            this.lblText = new System.Windows.Forms.Label();
            this.picBoxIcon = new System.Windows.Forms.PictureBox();
            this.flowLayoutPanel1 = new System.Windows.Forms.FlowLayoutPanel();
            this.panelText = new System.Windows.Forms.Panel();
            this.tableLayoutPanel1 = new System.Windows.Forms.TableLayoutPanel();
            this.panel1.SuspendLayout();
            ((System.ComponentModel.ISupportInitialize)(this.picBoxIcon)).BeginInit();
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.SuspendLayout();
            this.panelText.SuspendLayout();
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.SuspendLayout();
            this.SuspendLayout();
            // 
            // panel1
            // 
            this.panel1.Controls.Add(this.btnOK);
            this.panel1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill;
            this.panel1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(3, 124);
            this.panel1.Name = "panel1";
            this.panel1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(482, 37);
            this.panel1.TabIndex = 2;
            // 
            // btnOK
            // 
            this.btnOK.DialogResult = System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK;
            this.btnOK.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(216, 8);
            this.btnOK.Name = "btnOK";
            this.btnOK.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(75, 23);
            this.btnOK.TabIndex = 0;
            this.btnOK.Text = "OK";
            this.btnOK.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
            // 
            // lblText
            // 
            this.lblText.AutoSize = true;
            this.lblText.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(12, 24);
            this.lblText.Name = "lblText";
            this.lblText.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(0, 13);
            this.lblText.TabIndex = 0;
            // 
            // picBoxIcon
            // 
            this.picBoxIcon.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(3, 3);
            this.picBoxIcon.Name = "picBoxIcon";
            this.picBoxIcon.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(100, 109);
            this.picBoxIcon.SizeMode = System.Windows.Forms.PictureBoxSizeMode.AutoSize;
            this.picBoxIcon.TabIndex = 0;
            this.picBoxIcon.TabStop = false;
            // 
            // flowLayoutPanel1
            // 
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.Controls.Add(this.picBoxIcon);
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.Controls.Add(this.panelText);
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill;
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(3, 3);
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.Name = "flowLayoutPanel1";
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(482, 115);
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.TabIndex = 1;
            // 
            // panelText
            // 
            this.panelText.Controls.Add(this.lblText);
            this.panelText.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(109, 3);
            this.panelText.Name = "panelText";
            this.panelText.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(364, 109);
            this.panelText.TabIndex = 1;
            // 
            // tableLayoutPanel1
            // 
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.ColumnCount = 1;
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.ColumnStyles.Add(new System.Windows.Forms.ColumnStyle(System.Windows.Forms.SizeType.Percent, 50F));
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.Controls.Add(this.flowLayoutPanel1, 0, 0);
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.Controls.Add(this.panel1, 0, 1);
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.Dock = System.Windows.Forms.DockStyle.Fill;
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(0, 0);
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.Name = "tableLayoutPanel1";
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.RowCount = 2;
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.RowStyles.Add(new System.Windows.Forms.RowStyle(System.Windows.Forms.SizeType.Percent, 73.86364F));
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.RowStyles.Add(new System.Windows.Forms.RowStyle(System.Windows.Forms.SizeType.Percent, 26.13636F));
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(488, 164);
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.TabIndex = 1;
            // 
            // MyMessageBox
            // 
            this.ClientSize = new System.Drawing.Size(488, 164);
            this.Controls.Add(this.tableLayoutPanel1);
            this.FormBorderStyle = System.Windows.Forms.FormBorderStyle.FixedDialog;
            this.MaximizeBox = false;
            this.MinimizeBox = false;
            this.Name = "MyMessageBox";
            this.ShowInTaskbar = false;
            this.StartPosition = System.Windows.Forms.FormStartPosition.CenterParent;
            this.panel1.ResumeLayout(false);
            ((System.ComponentModel.ISupportInitialize)(this.picBoxIcon)).EndInit();
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.ResumeLayout(false);
            this.flowLayoutPanel1.PerformLayout();
            this.panelText.ResumeLayout(false);
            this.panelText.PerformLayout();
            this.tableLayoutPanel1.ResumeLayout(false);
            this.ResumeLayout(false);

        }
    }
}

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you can call your messagebox like this :

MyMessageBox.ShowMessageBox(null, "Hello dear", "Message");
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by:abgconsulting
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thanks naman_goel !!!
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