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Show Message/Play Sound

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Displays a message box that displays custom text or plays a sound file. For example, you can use this action to display a message and play a sound every time your backup finishes archiving the files.

 

Tip

The message box displayed by this action has an OK button. You can display a message box with a Yes and No button with the Question Dialog action.

 

DialogShowMessage

 

Show Message

Click this check box to display the message box.

 

Message Text

Enter the text for the message box.

 

Message Icon

Select the style of the icon for the message box:

Exclamation

 

DialogShowMessageExclamation

 

Information

 

DialogShowMessageInfo

 

Question

 

DialogShowMessageQuestion

 

Error

 

DialogShowMessageError

 

Play Sound

Click this check box to play a sound. When you click the check box, you can click the browse button to select a .wav file on the computer.

 

Test

Click this button to ensure that the parameters for the current action work.

 

Variable

Allows you to add a variable to the action or triggering event that you selected. You must place the cursor in a edit box in the settings dialog window of the action or event and then click the {V} button.

 

note Related Topics

Question Dialog

Open Dialog

Save Dialog

Browse for Folders

Browse for Computers

Input Box

Desktop Alert

Choice Dialog

Multichoice Dialog