ShowMessageAction object

[This object is no longer supported. You can use IExecAction with the Windows scripting MsgBox function to show a message in the user session.]

For scripting, represents an action that shows a message box when a task is activated.

Members

The ShowMessageAction object has these types of members:

Properties

The ShowMessageAction object has these properties.

Property Access type Description
Id
Read/write
Inherited from the Action object. Gets or sets the identifier of the action.
MessageBody
Read/write
Gets or sets the message text that is displayed in the body of the message box.
Title
Read/write
Gets or sets the title of the message box.
Type
Read-only
Inherited from the Action object. Gets the type of the action.

Remarks

For a task, that contains a message box action, the message box will be displayed if the task is activated and the task has an interactive logon type. To set the task logon type to interactive, specify 3 (TASK_LOGON_INTERACTIVE_TOKEN) or 4 (TASK_LOGON_GROUP) in the LogonType property of the task principal, or in the logonType parameter of TaskFolder.RegisterTask or TaskFolder.RegisterTaskDefinition.

When reading or writing your own XML for a task, a message box action is specified using the ShowMessage element of the Task Scheduler schema.

Examples

For more information and example code for this scripting object, see Message Box Example (Scripting).

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
End of client support
Windows 7
End of server support
Windows Server 2008 R2
Type library
Taskschd.tlb
DLL
Taskschd.dll