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bShowMesgNumbers Setting

This page documents the bShowMesgNumbers configuration setting in FormMail.

Type Of Setting

bShowMesgNumbers is an OPTIONAL setting, which means...

OPTIONAL : you can change this setting if you need to, but the default value is fine for most circumstances.


Controls use of message numbers.


Set bShowMesgNumbers to true to set message numbers on. if message numbers are shown then every message from FormMail as [Mnnn] displayed with it, where nnn is the message number.

The message number is useful if:

  • you use a language other than English and you need to contact us (who only speak English) to tell us the exact messages being issued by FormMail, or
  • you prefer to know the precise error message being produced regardless of the text (for example, for searching the FormMail source for the occurrence of the message)

Earlierversions of FormMail always showed message numbers. However, several customers found this annoying and, so, we've made it optional with the default being "off".

Default Value

$bShowMesgNumbers = false;


$bShowMesgNumbers = true;