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Gerry Schmitz17-Sep-21 5:40
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If it's a (simple) data entry error, these days I usually define a collapsed message line below each input field that shows the error message (in red), for that field, if there is one. (using WPF / UWP)

This way, it's easy to tell which field is in error (without having to border it, for example).

Also avoids having to constantly dismiss message boxes that only have an "OK" button.

Don't know if this is a "different way", or if your messages simply need to be "better".
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