An enclosed area displayed by a program or process, sometimes referred to as a window, to prompt a user for entry of information in one or more boxes (fields). Dialog boxes are used frequently in EIS.
A window that requires you to give some information or click on an option before you can proceed.
A type of window for accepting information or displaying a message.
A box which appears that contains or requests information. Can be accompanied by a sound or picture.
A box containing information. Requires you to respond to it before you can continue.
A secondary window that gathers additional information from a user. Compare message box, palette window, and property sheet.
Dialog means conversation. You tell your computer what to do, and it pops up a rectangular box with choices in it to ask you just how you want it done.
When you need to use the various programs on your computer, the system will usually pop up grey boxes with listed options in the form of a menu. These may include Dialogue Boxes. These boxes require you to write in information (such as a filename) or to select a number of available options which tell the computer what to do with a document.
1. n. In Common User Access (CUA) architecture, a movable window, fixed in size, containing controls that a user uses to provide information required by an application so that it can continue to process a user request. This is a programmer term; the user term is pop-up window. 2. n. In OSF/Motif, a collection of data fields and buttons for setting controls, selecting from lists, choosing from mutually exclusive options, entering data, and presenting the user with messages.
A special area on a Web page which acts like the address bar in your browser. It allows you to enter your information by typing it into the box or window, or make selections by clicking buttons.
A box that appears on the screen to solicit information from the user or to report that the computer is waiting for a process to complete. See also alert box, modal dialog box, modeless dialog box, and movable modal dialog box.
In Windows, a child window used to retrieve user input. A dialog box usually contains one or more controls, such as buttons, list boxes, combo boxes, and edit boxes, with which the user enters text, chooses options, or directs the action of the command.
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A window that appears on a computer screen, presenting information or requesting input.
A control panel window that pops up to gather more information in response to certain commands.
A pop-up window that contains options or instructions. By responding, you carry on a dialog with a program.
A window with command buttons and input areas like textboxes and radio buttons.
A window that opens in response to some user-initiated event and indicates the choices available to the user.
A type of menu contained within a box on the screen that lets you select and activate options (such as printing options).
A window that is displayed when the user must choose parameters or enter further information before the chosen menu option can be executed.
A window on your computer screen that prompts you to type something, make choices, or confirm a command before the program can continue.
A dialog box is a box that will frequently pop up and present to you some important items that need to be addressed, or options to select, before the current process can continue.
A window that pops up to ask for or display more information. It's a dialog between you and your software.
A window used to enter information needed to complete a specific action. The user must interact with this window before proceeding.
An on-screen text box found in a graphical user interface, such as Windows, that provides information and possible options to the user.
A window containing options you select to continue or complete a task.
A window in which the user submits information to VxVM. Dialog boxes can contain selectable buttons and/or fields that accept information.
In the OSF/Motif user interface, an interactive pop-up containing command options. Generated when a command is selected from a menu, a dialog box provides check boxes, input fields, and buttons that you use to select options, enter arguments, and execute or cancel the command.
A box that appears on the LAN Manager Screen when a menu command is chosen. Dialog boxes typically present a number of options from which you can choose. Sometimes selecting an option from one dialog box causes another dialog box to appear.
A popup box superimposed which either displays or requests information.
a feature of the PMENU facility that appears in response to an action, usually selecting a menu item. The purpose of dialog boxes is to obtain information, which you supply by filling in a field or choosing a selection from a group of fields. You can execute the CANCEL command to exit the dialog box.
A box that explains the available command options for you to review or change before executing a command.
A box or window on the screen that the computer uses to prompt a dialog so you can make choices.
(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'
a child window of the main application window in which user interaction is obtained that can not be handled through menus
a child window with interactive controls such as pushbuttons , check boxes , radio buttons , and combo boxes
a floating window that presents you with buttons and options that allow you to make decisions and carry out actions
a form that a web site creates to ask the visiting user for additional information or to display a message
a form that is modal and collects information that affects the configuration of the application environment or the user's flow through the application
an applications way of asking you a question or informing you of something
an onscreen message box or window that enables you to choose options and sends other information to a program
a particular type of window
a pop-up window that appears on the screen and remains there until you select one of the buttons within it
a rectangular object that displays a message, a control, or a few controls, allowing the user to interact with an application
a rectangular window which varies in size and usually appears in the center of the screen
a rectangular window whose main role is to host or hold other Windows controls
a secondary window in which users perform a task that is supplemental to the task in the primary window
a small form with a message or question
a small window that appears when the computer needs some sort of information from you
a (small) window with embedded menus of the various types described above and, usually, a few fill-in fields
a sort of input form that allows you to make selections and supply additional information without having to work through a maze of multilayered menus
a specialized kind of window that may have a default button and a cancel button
a specialized window that is used to provide feedback or collect input from the user
a special kind of menu for asking you a yes-or-no question or some other special question
a special kind of window used to allow you to specify how you want a task to be performed
a special purpose window which asks for your input
a square or rectangular window whose main role is to carry, hold, or host, other windows
a temporary window an application creates to retrieve user input
a temporary window that displays information or prompts the user for input
a top-level pop-up window with a title and a border that is typically used to take some form of input from the user
a transient top-level window containing an icon, a short message, an optional, longer, detail message, and a row of command buttons
a type of window that is generally used for short, single purpose interactions with the user
a variant of a pop-up menu
a window accessed via the menu system or the db command, that provides an easy, visual, point-and-click way to specify the details about the Stata command you wish to run
a window, and it receives messages just like all other windows in the system do
a window that contains options that you must set so that CyScan may carry out the chosen command
a window that is launched by an application to help perform a task needed by that application
a window that pops up out of another window
a window that 'pops up' to gather additional information or to allow you to change settings
a window where you can install a number of different elements or widgets (buttons, text fields, pop-ups, progress bars etc
a window where you DTP Stands for DeskTop Publishing
a window with a title bar and sometimes a system menu, which can be moved around the screen
A movable window displayed onscreen when you select a menu option. It provides the current status and available options for a particular feature in the program.
A small window that is displayed in Windows. A dialog box is normally used to display a message, which could be a warning, from the program to the user.
Dialog boxes pop up on the screen when the application needs more information from you before continuing
A pop-up box used in the Windows operating system, either to convey information or demand an action from the user (usually in the form of clicking a button).
A window in flowHDL or blockHDL that can be used to communicate with the application through text entry and option selection.
a small window-like box that opens after an operation has been selected. In it, you select options and settings to tailor the operation before it proceeds.
your computer opens a dialog box when you ask it to complete certain tasks and it needs more information. For example, when you choose Print the computer opens the Print dialog box where you tell the computer how many copies, etc.
A box that an application uses to give information to the user. There is usually a button you need to press to get rid of it.
A dialog box is a window where you
Dialog boxes are used to gather more information about a command. For example, a Print dialog box will include information about how many copies will be printed. Another example is a dialog box that appears when a program is closed. This box asks the user if the changes made are to be saved.
A box or window on the screen you can "dialog" with, communicate with, and make choices from.
An on-screen message box that conveys or requests information.
A box on the computer screen that requests information from the user. Usually, the computer is looking for specific instructions, settings or preferences in order to perform a requested action. See Directory Dialog Box (in Software section).
This is a small window that is demanding your attention. You must respond before you can continue using the program that displayed the dialog box. A dialog box does not have a minimize or maximize button and does not show up on the taskbar. It is only a portion of its "parent" program. Most dialog boxes have a cancel button.
is a box that appears on a display screen to present information or request input
A secondary window that the user can display. It contains application components.
The box that appears when you open an option from the menu or toolbar. The box gives you choices of commands to give the computer, such as to save a file or open a document.
A message box that appears on-screen that asks the user for input or relays information to the user.
A window that requires the user to supply information to the computer about the task being requested.
A window that is displayed to request or supply information. Many dialog boxes have options which must be selected before Windows NT can carry out a command.
A message from your software that pops up in a box on your screen, usually asking you a question or giving you options to choose from. A response is expected from you, creating a "dialog" between you and the software. Usually, you are given a choice of a couple of buttons to choose from, such as "OK" and "Cancel." Sometimes, there is a more complex dialog, in which you are asked to make choices and set options. Example #1: You want to print a web page, so you click on the "Print" button in your browser. A dialog box pops up, allowing you to tell the software how many copies you would like to print, which printer you would like to use, etc. Also Known As: prompt
A partial screen or window that prompts you to enter information necessary to complete an operation.
A simple window which prompts the user to press a button - 'Yes, No, OK, Cancel'. Often used for error messages and prompts for whether the user wishes to continue.
A window that displays additional options or questions when a command is chosen.
A window that appears temporarily to request information. Many dialog boxes have options you must choose before Windows can carry out a command.
The box that appears at the bottom of the screen containing messages and help information in CAPITAL programs.
A message that the computer displays on the screen, accompanied by a request for a response from the user.
Requires the user to enter data to complete the "dialog."
The options box which is associated with complex commands and which allows you to select specific settings.
It is a window that pops up on the screen with options that the user can select. After the selections have been made, the user can typically click "OK" to enter the changes or "Cancel" to discard the selections.
A box on the computer screen that lets the user communicate with the computer. A dialog box can be used to enter information, set options, or give commands to the computer. The dialog box gives the user choices (such as open file, delete, save) which can be selected by clicking with the mouse.
Sometimes referred to as a window; on a graphical user interface system, an enclosed area displayed by a program or process to prompt a user for entry of information in one or more boxes (fields).
A secondary window displayed by an application to gather information from users. Examples of dialog boxes include windows that set properties of objects, set parameters for commands, and set preferences for use of the application. Dialog boxes can also present information, such as displaying a progress bar. A dialog box can contain panes, lists, buttons, and other components. Dialog boxes are created using the JDialog component. See also action window, alert box, property window, secondary window, utility window.
A window appearing on the screen offering the user information or options as to the next step in the present application. For example, when setting up the layout for a document in a word processing program, a dialog box is available offering the user options on the size and style of the font, margins, and possibly the colour of the text.
a box into which users of a computer application can enter information.
A window that is displayed temporarily to request information. Many dialog boxes have options you must choose before you can start a command.
A box in a software user interface that asks for input from the user.
A window displayed by an application that requires user input.
A form within the Windows application or created in Access that accepts input from the user. Also called a dialog, this form is usually modal, which means it stays in front of other objects until it is closed.
A small window that pops up to display or request information.
Window that prompts the user to enter text, select names, or click on an icon to initiate or cancel a program option.
A small window which appears on the computer screen that either requires that you perform an action, select an option, or provides you with information. For example, dialog boxes ask you questions like, "Do you want to save this document?" or "Are you sure that you want to exit this program?"
An interactive message box; a temporary window on the screen that contains a set of choices whenever the executing program needs to collect information from the user.
On-screen box that contains a message and that often requests more information. If an ellipsis (...) follows a menu item, a dialog box will always appear next.
An on-screen box that allows you to enter your preferences or supply additional information. You use the dialog box to carry on a "conversation" with the program.
A partial screen that prompts you to enter some piece(s) of information necessary to complete an operation. Dialog boxes are accessed extensively via the File menu and buttons. A dialog typically requires more information from the user than an alert. See also modal window.
A box that contains a message, often requesting more information from you or allowing you to select options.
(Boite de dialogue) : Rectangle displayed on the screen after selecting certain menu options. Dialog boxes propose complementary options in relation with the requested operation.
A small window that appears on screen and prompts you for input.
Also called a Panel in some graphical user interfaces ( GUIs). A small window that appears temporarily to request information or to alert you to a condition. Dialog boxes usually request a response such as Ok to continue or Cancel to stop an operation.
A window displayed on screen in response to selecting some menu option. It provides the user with the current status and available options for a particular feature in the program. Dialog boxes can be small or large, depending on the amount of information that must be conveyed.
An on-screen box found in graphical user interfaces which provides users with information and explains limited options.
A dialog box is a small window that appears on top of your working document. This window usually has questions, information or configuration options related to the task you are performing. When you are finished with the dialog box, it will disappear and return you to your document (possibly after making some changes to the document).
A secondary window displayed by an application to gather information from users or to inform them of a condition. A dialog box can contain panes, lists, buttons, and other components. Dialog boxes are created using the JDialog component. See also alert box, color chooser, palette window, secondary window, utility window.
A rectangular box that either requests or provides information. Many dialog boxes present options to choose from before Windows can carry out a command. Some dialog boxes present warnings or explain why a command can't be completed.
A box that appears when you choose a command from a menu. It offers additional options, and requires your acknowledgement before it goes away.
A window that appears temporarily on your screen that gives you information and choices about what you are trying to do, for example saving a file or installing a program.
Special window a program displays to provide information, present available options, or request a response. 3.6
an on-screen message box that appears when the Mac requires additional information before completing a command.
interface : A message box that appears on your screen when the Mac needs you to give it further instructions or information. Dialog boxes usually have one or more buttons that allow you to respond to the message displayed.
A secondary window that contains buttons and various kinds of options through which you can carry out a particular command or task.
Dialog boxes are special windows which are used by computer programs or by the operating system to display information to the user, or to get a response if needed. They are so-called because they form a dialog between the computer and the user—either informing the user of something, or requesting input from the user, or both. In GUI terminology, a dialog box is a user control or widget.