A dialog or dialog box is a type of window in a graphical user interface which prompts for user interaction.

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Why is there a difference in the popup dialog from .gvimrc and command line?

I am using gVim's confirm() function to pop a dialog waiting for the user to click a button. However, there seems to be a difference in the appearance of the dialog when called from .gvimrc: Using ...
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How to re allow dialogue from a page in Chrome?

I had a page of mine that was stuck in a loop of prompts, so I had to choose the "prevent this page communicating" box to stop it (I didn't want to close the page or browser for a specific reason). ...
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How to include a filter for PDF documents in Windows 7 (64 Bit) file open dialog

Is there a way to include PDF files (or any other type of file) in the default Windows 7 (64-bit) file open dialog. The image below will illustrate what I want to say: The way I see it, this ...
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No error dialog is displayed on some machine for error 1603

It's a very strange problem that I am worried about: Why isn't there an error dialog in one particular machine. On a Windows 8 system I am getting an error dialog for Fatal Error during installation ...
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Enter link into online image file selection dialog [closed]

On some sites i like to reply with an image and some text. It is quite a lot of steps downloading the image and then re-uploading it to the website. So i just enter the URL to the image in the file ...
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How to deselect a selected folder in OS X file dialogs?

I'm having a difficult time with wording this question for web search queries, so thought it'd be appropriate to ask on a StackExchange site. This is such a strange UX bug, I don't know even where ...
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Sound is disabled in Video Game Dialog Voice Acting

Everything is working as it should, except in various Video Games during conversation of characters there is either no voice or only very little which can only be heard if turning up the volume to ...
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Windows 7 Enterprise: after clicking Show Desktop, I can't seem to switch focus back to an app that has an open dialog

I'm using Windows 7 Enterprise and running a portable installation of EditPad Pro 7 off a new removable drive. The first time you run a given portable copy of EditPad, it opens a dialog prompting you ...
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In an Ubuntu “open file” dialog, how to sort in alphabetical order by default?

I just cannot find any way to just set the alphabetical order in an "open file" dialog in Ubuntu. Here is my problem : I use Libreoffice on Ubuntu. In Libreoffice, the relevant parameter is set on ...
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java is listening from :::0 Causing firewall dialog that appears then disappears

Every 3 hours or so on my mac, a firewall dialog appears and disappears almost instantly. It lasts long enough to be annoying, but not long enough to read it. When it happens, I check appfirewall.log ...
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How do I disable the “are you sure you want to open this file? (source if from internet)” dialog in Windows?

Well, the problem is I always check the "do not ask again box", but when a file is read-only, I have to go to properies, uncheck read only, apply, uncheck "block", apply and then check read only ...
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Save report from Windows checking removable disk?

Is there any way to save a report of the errors that Windows found and fixed in a USB key? Windows presented me this dialog, btw that is not resizable: . Some problems were found and fixed. When I ...
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How can I disable “Destination Folder Access Denied” dialog from appearing on Win 8?

When I was going to create a new folder on C:\Users\username\downloads, system showed a "Destination Folder Access Denied" dialog. How can I create folders without having this dialog?
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How can I eliminate prompts and dialog boxes in Emacs and enable auto-saving?

I never want to answer a prompt that asks me to save changes. Whenever I close Emacs, I'm bombarded with dialog boxes and prompts. How can I avoid them and make Emacs automatically save all unsaved ...
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Pressing 'Enter' to confirm refresh in Chrome

In Chrome, if I have posted a page and I press F5 to refresh, I see the 'Confirm Form Resubmission' window as I would expect. However, it's acting somewhat strange. For a start (this is how I ...
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pipe command's output to dialog and allow to scroll up

I want to run an arbitrary command, for example find / -name "a*" I want to pipe its output to to dialog. --tailbox and --progressbox handle this well, except that if the output becomes too much, ...
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Enable display when there are popups

Have a bunch of Win7 machines on my desk. Each display is disabled/blanked after a few minutes of inactivity. So when a popup/dialog box is shown, I won't see it until I use that machine again. Think ...
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Java applets do not run after update to 7u21

After Java 7u21 update no applets run, instead I get the following dialog: How to disable these useless warnings? The problem is that I can’t tell them from the previous “unrestricted access” ...
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Make Add Printer window resizable or larger in Windows

When selecting drivers for a printer using Windows 7's Add Printer wizard, the window cannot be re-sized or maximized. When scrolling through hundreds of drivers for different models of printers it ...
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Make UAC dialog have focus by default

I recently threw in some extra RAM and an SSD into a pretty old laptop and tossed in an unused copy of Windows 7, and to my surprise it works pretty well. The only thing I had problems with was the ...
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Printer Properties Dialog is not showing in MS-Word 2010

In Microsoft Word 2010, I can't open the printer properties dialog. When I hit Ctrl+P, the print dialog is opened. When I try to click on "Properties" beneath the printer, nothing happens. Any ideas? ...
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Show shut down dialog from command line, Windows 8

On Windows 8 if you press Alt+F4 with the desktop in focus, it displays a shutdown dialog. I was wondering if anyone knows of a way that this same dialog can be launched from the command line as I ...
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How to NOT show “Update Table of Contents” dialog box in MS Word?

Is it possible to suppress the appearance of the "Update Table of Contents" when I update the table of contents in MS Word (by positioning the cursor on it ad pressing F9)? (I always want to "Update ...
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Browse for folder dialogs only showing user directory

I've recently noticed several applications where any "Browser for folder" dialogs they generate only show "Desktop" and my user directory. They don't even show the folders on my desktop, just the ...
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How do I enable pressing “y” for the UAC prompt? Only arrow keys work

I run into the UAC dialogue often enough. When it appears, my screen blanks out for a second and then is reshown with everything dim except for the UAC box. The box has two buttons, "Yes" and "No". ...
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get exact file create time windows 7

I'm trying to figure out exactly when I created a file. Windows 7 thinks I don't know how to subtract two times, and tells me it was created "1 hour ago." I need a little more detail than this, but I ...
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How do I restore a dialog window when neither a taskbar button nor systray icon available?

When I use my TWAIN scanner from within Photoshop, it launches a non-modal dialog (or frame, I'm not sure) with the scan options. I just minimized this window because it was in the way, but I cannot ...
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How to prompt (gui) and use root password on a script?

I would like run a script of mine that need some root privilegies on a gui way. For example, a simple script could be: #!/bin/sh clementine sudo shutdown -h 00:00 The first line opens the ...
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How to pass AppleScripts display dialog to Growl or growlnotify?

I have this simple AppleScript which takes the text in the clipboard and outputs the amount of words and characters used. What I'm trying to do is passing "display dialog" to Growl or growlnotify. I ...
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How can I create a popup in Windows with the results of a command called in a .bat file?

I'm calling an exe in a .bat file that returns quickly and I'd like to popup a message box with the results of the text so I can read it (after the program has ended). My .bat looks like this: ...
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How to prevent a dialog box from opening in Google Chrome?

I have to visit a website in a regular basis that reminds me it was originally designed for Internet Explorer 8 and Mozilla Firefox 3.5.12 to 3.6.10. It displays a dialog box with that warning ...
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ShellScript:dialog inputbox

Somehow to interact with user using shell in Linux you can use dialog. my question about dialog --inputbox where you let user to enter a string as an answer to a question then you can redirect the ...
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Network Dialog does not show all nodes on network: Why?

There is a network dialog box thats sprinkled througout the Windows (XP,Vista, 7) OS that lets you browse the available nodes that are on your network. For example, this dialog box appears when you ...
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Is there a way to make a zenity dialog modal?

How can I make them modal? With modal I mean: The dialog should block the desktop so the user has only two options: Either cancel the dialog or enter text into it. (I want this basically because new ...
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Can I suppress error reporting dialog boxes that prevent my crashed console app from closing?

I have a windows console app that hosts a WCF service and also transcodes video using DirectShow. I use a great little app called Restart on Crash which reliably detects when a process has exited and ...
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Removing Windows Update's nagging dialogue box

I've found how to stop the automatic restart for Windows Update on Windows 7 Home Premium using regedit, but I still get a dialogue box nagging me every four hours to restart my computer. Is there any ...
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Disable illegal operation dialog boxes

Is there any way to configure Windows 32-bit not to show dialog boxes when programs have performed illegal operations? I just want them to be killed and not be notified. I am hoping there is a ...
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Is there any way to determine what program or service is using a device when I try to eject it?

I keep getting a message like this. How might I debug / troubleshoot why this is being thrown?
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Firefox extension to that add rename feature to download dialog

Is there a Firefox extension that add a rename feature (for example a textbox) to Firefox's Download Dialog ?
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Word 2007: How to remove reminder about comments when saving?

At my new job, the Enterprise IT folks appear to have enabled a reminder (presumably for security) when saving documents that contain comments. While this might be helpful for most, I use comments to ...
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human input in system dialog without knowledge - is is possible to “recall”? [closed]

While I was writing email in Gmail (Ubuntu 10.10, Firefox 7) suddenly I got popup (not website, dialog box (like system/browser). I was just pressing space, so dialog box got submitted by default ...
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GNU Dialog and UTF-8 characters

I'm using GNU dialog in one of my lengthy shell scripts. One of the areas I've got problems with is when I'm asking for an inputBox where the user can type a book's title, mostly in French. In this ...
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Mac OS Modal Dialog Offscreen Blocking Google Chrome?

I have a MacBook Pro that I take from work to my house. I rarely open the lid and almost always hook up to an external monitor. I frequently find, and I'm unable to find a pattern to consistently ...
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Image file for Windows XP CTRL-ALT-DEL login box

Way back before SP2, the guy who got me started down the IT support road showed me where the image was for the Windows XP Ctrl-Alt-Delete login box. By replacing this image with a different image, we ...
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Command-line or registry alternatives to Windows Color and Appearance Dialog?

Does anyone know of alternatives to the Windows Color and Appearance Dialog? I would like to set the fonts, colors, and sizes from a .cmd file or from a registry script rather than from the dialog. ...
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Is there a GUI type “choice” app for OS X? (similar to choice.com for PC)

I'm running a terminal script and I would really like to send option choices to the OS X GUI, similar to how choice.com works for Windows / DOS, but a GUI version. I know I can use applescript's ...
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Disabling “Open” on IE's File Download Dialog

Is there a way to disable the Open (or Run for executables) option on Internet Explorer? I am pretty much just trying to find a way to only allow the user to save or cancel, though simply saving ...
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What's up with my Explorer?

Please, can you look at the pics. This wrong thing I take in all open file dialogs. What is it? Can you help me fix it? Thanx.
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Force Windows dialog boxes to always display “More details”

Is it possible to have Windows copy and move dialog boxes always display the "More details" segment without having to ask every time?
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How can I turn the “… is a script application. Are you sure you want to run it?” warnings in Coda off?

If I paste some code into Coda (for mac) and then change to the preview tab, it asks me: Untitled2.php is a script application. are you sure you want to run it? This is annoying. Of course I want ...