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The SET MESSAGE WINDOW [<window name>] command does not work as expected.
This command is supposed to let you specify where to display messages created with the WAIT, @ ... PROMPT, DEFINE BAR, DEFINE MENU, DEFINE PAD, and DEFINE POPUP commands. It cannot be used to control the placement of a WAIT WINDOW.
The following program demonstrates the intended usage of the SET MESSAGE WINDOW command:
However, if you eliminate both SET MESSAGE WINDOW lines from this code sample, the program performs no differently.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article. We are researching this problem and will post new information here in the Microsoft Knowledge Base as it becomes available.
Article ID: 108609 - Last Review: February 24, 2014 - Revision: 1.1