Thursday, 23 January 2014

Show-Message.ps1

<#
.SYNOPSIS
This script creates a function to display a message
in a message block, then demonstrates its usage
.DESCRIPTION
This script used Windows Forms to put up a message
box containing text and a window title passed as
parameters
.NOTES
File Name : Show-Message.ps1
Author : Thomas Lee - tfl@psp.co.uk
Requires : PowerShell Version 3.0
.LINK
This script posted to:
http://www.pshscripts.blogspot.com
.EXAMPLE
Left as an exercise to the Reader
#>

Function Show-Message {

[CmdletBinding()]
Param (
[Parameter(Mandatory=$True,
HelpMessage="Content of Message box")]
[string]$Message ,

[Parameter(Mandatory=$False,
HelpMessage="Title for Message box")]
[string]$BoxTitle = "Message"
)

# just in case, load the relevant assembly
$v1 = [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("System.Windows.Forms")

# now use the messagebox class to display the message
[Windows.Forms.MessageBox]::Show($Message, $BoxTitle,
[Windows.Forms.MessageBoxButtons]::OK ,
[Windows.Forms.MessageBoxIcon]::Information)

} # End of function

# Set an alias
Set-Alias sm Show-Message

# call the function
sm 'testing' 'details, details'

1 comment:

Doe John said...

This is pretty sweet. Thanks man!