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Can a MSGBOX be made to display larger?
« on: September 06, 2019, 12:51:34 PM »
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         We are moving forward, and testing some NOMADS panels. We use CALLs to the MSGBOX program for a variety of messages. Is there any way to modify the size of the MSGBOX display? We tried padding out the message with spaces, and that does modify the width slightly, until it wraps! It just seems that the MSGBOX displayed is disproportionately small, especially given the typical display size.
Also, the (ahem) aging eyesight of some of us programmers could really use a larger display! We are running Windx 15.10 on Ubuntu 14.04 via Wine.


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Re: Can a MSGBOX be made to display larger?
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2019, 01:08:50 PM »
MSGBOX is actually a modifiable program. You can find it in *ext/system/msgbox.gui
After you make any changes, save it to *ext/msgbox.gui
That way, you'll have the original around to refer back to, if needed. PxPlus will find the modified version in *ext/ before looking in *ext/system/
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