Definition of Dialog box

1. Noun. (computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user; after the information has been provided the user dismisses the box with 'okay' or 'cancel'.

Exact synonyms: Panel
Generic synonyms: Window
Category relationships: Computer Science, Computing
Group relationships: Graphical User Interface, Gui



Definition of Dialog box

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of dialogue box) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Dialog box

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1. Base SAS(R) 9.1.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition, Volumes 1-4 by Sas Institute (2006)
"A Details n You cannot control the placement of the dialog box. The dialog box is not scrollable. The size and placement of the dialog box are determined by ..."

2. Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Developer's Workshopby John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb by John Clark Craig, Jeff Webb (1998)
"Next, the Wizard displays the Packaging Script dialog box. 3. ... In the Package Type dialog box, select Internet Package and click Next. ..."

3. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for UNIX Environments by Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"Modifying X Resources through the Preferences dialog box What Is the ... The Preferences dialog box enables you to control the settings of certain X ..."

4. SAS/ETS(R) 9.1 User's Guide, Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4 by SAS Institute (2004)
"Cancel returns you to the Loan dialog box, discarding any prepayments entered since you opened the dialog box. Balloon Payments Clicking Balloon Payments... ..."

5. SAS/GIS 9.1: Spatial Data and Procedure Guide by Institute SAS Institute, SAS Institute (2004)
"Using dialog box Elements In most places where you must supply a value in a SAS/GIS window, you will see a ... Display 1 .2 Typical dialog box Elements I ..."

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