Let's look at the following example :

I want to display current date and time in the message box.

Here is the Process Steps:

   1. Goto the Component ToolBox panel and click Icon  Utilities.

   2. On Utilities category drop-down menu, click DateTime component.

   3. From DateTime component drop-down submenu, drag Now subcomponent onto the Designer Surface.

   4. Goto the Component ToolBox panel and click Icon  General.

   5. From General category drop-down menu, drag MessageBox component onto the Designer Surface.

   6. Connect the Control In/Out ports between all the components right from Start to End.

   7. Connect the data ports between the DateTime and MessageBox components.

   8. Press F5 key to run the activity.

The output would be: