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5.40 Messages

The message function will show the user a small message (typically no more than a single column of text). In graphical applications it won’t bring up a separate window, only displaying the text in a status bar or something similar. In a console-based environment, the message will be printed to the stderr stream, followed by a line break.

Function: message #!optional display-now

Displays a one-line message, the string message. If display-now, every effort will be made to display the message as soon as possible, possibly before the next scheduled screen update (if applicable).

This function is exported by the rep.system module.