1. win32-msgbox
    1. Requirements
    2. Usage
      1. Example 1
      2. Example 2
    3. About this software
      1. Author
      2. Version history
      3. License

win32-msgbox

win32-msgbox is a Scheme interface to the Win32 MessageBox function.

[procedure] (msgbox MSG #!key (title "")
                              (buttons 'ok)
                              (default-button 1)
                              (icon 'none)
                              (foreground #t)
                              (topmost #f))

Valid symbols for the buttons option are:

Valid symbols for the icon option are:

msgbox returns the symbol associated to each button (e.g. the retry button returns the 'retry symbol).

Requirements

A Windows platform of course.

Usage

(use win32-msgbox)

The -Wl,--subsystem,windows linker switch ensures that the application is built as a Windows GUI application, and not as a console application.

csc -Wl,--subsystem,windows test.scm

Example 1

(use win32-msgbox)

(msgbox "Your public IP address is:\n\n7.19.211.65"
        title: "Info"
        icon: 'information)

Example 2

(use win32-msgbox)

(define user-input (msgbox "Resource not available\nDo you want to try again?"
                            title: "Warning"
                            buttons: 'retry/cancel
                            icon: 'exclamation))

(or (eq? user-input 'retry)
    (exit 1))
...

About this software

The source code is hosted at Bitbucket. Feel free to send pull requests or open an issue there. Alternatively, send an e-mail to the chicken-users mailing list for information or requests.

Author

Michele La Monaca

Version history

1.1
Fixed build issue in mingw
1.0
Initial release

License

Copyright (c) 2013
Michele La Monaca (win32-msgbox@lamonaca.net)
All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are
met:

1) Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.

2) Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the
documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

3) Neither the name of the author nor the names of its contributors
may be used to endorse or promote products derived from this software
without specific prior written permission.

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