dialog box

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dialog box (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'
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Usage


In news:

The Most Confusing Dialog Box in Active Directory.
Modify the list of folders on the Places bar in Win2K's and Office 2000's Open dialog box.
Drag and drop to build dialog boxes to gather data for your VBA routines.
O ne time-saving feature of VBA (Visual BASIC for Applications) is its ability to create forms and dialog boxes to gather data for your programs.
AutoCAD 2005's updated Options dialog box holds some powerful features.
Of course, nothing is more overwhelming than the AutoCAD Options dialog box, with its nine tabs, each filled with dozens of settings.
When you select multiple parcels , use the back and forward arrows located at the top of the dialog box to edit each parcel 's data.
Open the Print dialog box.
The only user interaction is to select the drawings to be purged from a dialog box list.
Click on View Render Materials to bring up the dialog box in figure 9.
Click on the Materials Library button near the center to bring up the dialog box in figure 10.
Microsoft plans to rerelease the problematic MS06-015 update on April 25 to correct an issue that has caused system hangs, Windows crashes and the appearance of strange dialog boxes.
Click on View Render Render to bring up the dialog box in figure 7.
In addition, in the Render dialog box you must turn the Shadows option on and set the render type to Photo Real or Photo Raytrace.
Note all the graphics formats in this Photoshop dialog box (red arrow).
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In science:

After checking the enable to active the voice commands, per example to lunch internet explorer application user uses saying “internet ”, immediately a confirmation dialog box appear on which the saying command will be written (See Figure 3).
A Prototype System for Controlling a Computer by Head Movements and Voice Commands
Then I recognize what I have to enter in the dialog box that appears.
The role of context and culture in teaching physics: The implication of disciplinary differences
When clicked, a dialog box appears allowing the user to customize the parameters of the simulation.
Data management and analysis with WRF and SFIRE
To analyze following execution, start DEEP/MPI by executing the command deep which will bring up a File Dialog box asking you the location of your program.
Cluster Computing White Paper
If the Excel Error Checking tool detects a possible error, it pops up a dialog box.
Recommended Practices for Spreadsheet Testing
Excel has a “scenario manager” tool (Tools\Scenarios…\) that does not satisfy any of these properties. (The scenario manager and the importance of scenario analysis are discussed in Markham and Palocsay 2006.) Scenario input values are buried in a series of dialog boxes limiting transparency and flexibility.
A Primer on Spreadsheet Analytics
Figure 8: The Goal Seek Dialog Box is on the left.
A Primer on Spreadsheet Analytics
The GUI restricts the events that may be executed at any given time by, for example, enabling and disabling controls or displaying modal dialog boxes.
Black-Box Verification for GUI Applications
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