Copy error string from MessageBox – More Easily.

26 05 2008


While testing often we get error messages. While reporting bugs, what you’ll do? Read the MessageBox and type it in the bug description? There is a more easier method.


Just take the MessageBox and press Ctrl+C and the contents will be copied to the clipboard. For instance, if we press Ctrl+C for the following MessageBox,

Then then following message will be copied to the clipboard.

[Window Title]
Notepad

[Main Instruction]
Do you want to save changes to Untitled?

[Save] [Don't Save] [Cancel]

Now report the bugs fast and in detail. 😉


Targeted Audience – Beginners.


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20 03 2009
Mike

Cool trick! I did not know that.

Thanks,
Mike

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