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

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How to tab between buttons on an Mac OS X dialog box

I know that there has been a similar question asked here very recently, but I was wondering if it was possible to tab between buttons on default Mac OS X dialog boxes? I already have the "All ...
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How can I see bottom of dialogue box that is offscreen?

I've been searching for a way to get to the bottom portion of a dialogue box that spills below the edge of the screen. It's important that I get to it because it's where the save, default, cancel ...
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Create a custom dialog box on startup

How do I make a custom popup to be appear every time I log in to windows? I am unfamiliar with this and I want to create a popup like a reminder/note every time I log in. I'd like the popup will stay ...
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How do you see hidden files and folders in the open file dialog in Windows 10?

I have explorer set to view hidden files and that works fine. However, I just noticed when trying to open my hosts file that the 'etc' folder is hidden and therefore doesn't show up in the open file ...
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How to get status code of program piped to linux dialog command

I am trying to use Linux dialog to prepare simple installer for Ubuntu. The actual command is: dpkg -i package.deb 2>&1 | dialog --programbox "Installing..." 10 100 I want dialog to ...
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AutoHotKey – ellegant way of waiting until a system dialog box becomes able to accept keystrokes?

Standard system Print dialog or Save dialog is swallowing keys sent immediately after opening. Is there a way how to send keys successfully as soon as possible? Details: Let's have some simple use ...
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Browsers' Save Image unbearably slow in Windows 7

Starting a few days ago, every time I try to save an image using Firefox or Chrome it takes forever for the dialog to open. According to this info the problem is related to "jump lists", and by ...
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How to view two dialog boxes on the linux console, running on the same time?

I want to view on the Linux console two dialog windows on the same time. I want a window that views the progress BAR, and the a second tailbox that view the logs are running. The problem is that the ...
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Timer running under bash script in dialog window

The following bash script is an example on how to use the dialog command. This script runs a progress bar (and displays the process upgrade). What is missing in the dialog is a time clock - that ...
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How do I remove the warning before deleting a shortcut?

How do I remove the warning before deleting a shortcut in Windows? Every time I want to delete a shortcut it warns me that I'm not actually deleting the program, just a shortcut.
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Interactive menu (autocomplete) in bash with dialog(1)

So we can use dialog --menu ... to make a menu. And we can quick select the option by first letter of the tag. I want dialog to register keystrokes and perform the autocomplete. E.g. we have 3 options:...
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Chrome print dialogue often doesn't appear, when printing label+receipt combo on Fedex.com ship manager

When I print shipping labels on FedEx's website, using the site's purple "Print" button, I have the option to check a box for a receipt too. I always check this box. When it works properly, the label ...
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Why I am I getting this output from copy dialog box?

I was copying my old Windows files to a new partition for unnamed reasons and then the copy dialog box gave me this screen : I had 0 items remaining but 45 seconds and 1.83GB left to copy. After a ...
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Enabling pause button in windows 7 copy dialog

Today, while sniffing around with Spy++, I found a hidden pause button in windows 7 copy dialog box. Is there any way to enable it like a registry tweak or something?
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Icons are not displaying properly in Open and Save dialogs

My Open and Save dialogs are not showing icons. I am using Windows Server 2008 R2. I have tried resetting the icon cache and restarting Explorer, but nothing works. How can I fix this?
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Disable Restart dialog after device identify

Sorry for my bad English I have an internet cafe and have a different keyboard mouse.. My all PCs deepfreeze protection but if my customers replace USB slot keyboard or mouse or webcam then Windows re-...
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How do I enter a filepath to save a new file to using the OS X “save file” dialog?

I found this annoying bug in OS X. Steps to reproduce: Open any GUI text editor. Create a new buffer. Cmd+Shift+S to bring up the "Save file" dialog. Start typing the filepath to save to. Anything ...
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How to see again the latest dialog box in Windows 7?

I was about to click on something, but then suddenly a dialogue box appeared. So my click went to the dialogue box without my intention. I even had no time to see its content. Is Windows 7 is such ...
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Having trouble passing double quotes to dialog

I'm working on a script for automating audio recording, using the 'dialog' command to create an interactive menu to appropriately name channels. I've got a list of the channel names in an array. I ...
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Unwanted dialog when connecting smartphone with Bluetooth in windows 7

When I connect my Samsung Galaxy S5 to my Windows 7 notebook, the following window appears: How can I get rid of this?
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Windows Explorer Dialog broken

I have had this for the past month and I have had this problem: Visual Studio gives error while i try to open project folders directly via dropdown, and when any/every application uses explorer to ...
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linux, X11, dialog menu with items

I'm looking for a scriptable dialog utility for Linux/X11/Wayland that I'd run like this: $ ask F="Delete all files" D="Launch drones" X="Open images" and it'd display X11 dialog window similar to ...
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Why are there extraneous brackets in my Firefox dialogs?

For approximately two months (after an upgrade to version ~45) my Firefox dialogs have had extraneous brackets (see diagram). This happens on both Windows and Ubuntu. Is this a Firefox bug, a change ...
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Save File unresponsive for Website Dialog in IE11

Skip to the last paragraph for the question. I have the following issue: An application opens a webpage dialog window to assist with some workflow. At some point I want to open a preview, click a ...
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Move Windows 8 notepad Find dialog box

I would like to move the default position of the "Find" dialog box in windows 8 notepad. I'm fairly certain that it would require an edit of the windows registry and I'm comfortable using the registry ...
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hiding sidebar and navigation bar in libreoffice file dialogs

For a project I need to provide some computers with libreoffice running in kiosk mode. I need the libreoffice writer app on fullscreen all the time, and that users can create, open or modify files on ...
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How can I permanently disable dialogs? [duplicate]

Some annoying websites (like Stack Exchange) contain dialogs. It's annoying. So how can I permanently disable these dialogs on Chrome?
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Automating Dialog

How can I, via a shell script, automate the dialog utility. For example: I want to be able to select the name I want. The dialog has no hot keys, so I need to be able to "read" the word under the ...
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View Resources from an executable or library

How can I view resources from a win32 executable, or a Dynamic link library. all of the resource viewers I have tried display the buttons and other dialogs as windows classic style, athough the ...
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Excel Chart Series: column has data, but dialog box shows zeros

Excel 2013. My machine is a 64-bit running Windows 7. I have an .xslm file with a chart. The chart is created from a few columns of data. The data in the columns is populated by reading data from a ...
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Folder is invisible except in Oomph dialog

I'm installing Eclipse on Windows 7 and I opened the "choose a location" dialog inside the automated Oomph installer. From there it gave me the typical little Windows directory dialog to pick the ...
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SPSS dialog not appearing

Sometimes, I notice that when I click a menu item or select from the most-recently-used dialog list in the toolbar, I expect a dialog box (e.g. Frequencies) to appear but it does not. The application ...
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Send click event to dialog shown through display dialog command in OS X Terminal

I have an sh script that displays a dialog; this dialog can be closed by the user but I am looking at a gracious way to close it, from within another similar script, run at a particular moment, if ...
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Changing default file open dialog setting “files of type'' behaviour to ”all files"

In MS Word in Windows XP if we click ‘open’ it will open and show files. There will be some default setting for Files of type. I want to change it to All files, such that every time I click ‘open’ ...
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Resize open file dialog Internet Explorer

I'm a little bit stuck here. I'm trying to get the common dialog that appears when you open/save a file in Internet Explorer fullscreen and be persistent. If i open the dialog, resize it, close it and ...
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Disable 'Windows Security' Dialog

In Windows XP can I disable the 'Windows 'Security Dialog box using regedit? Heres what it looks like: Regards, Snipe
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Is it possible to run a dialog/whiptail script in one TTY from another?

The origin of this question, for me, is being able to run a whiptail command in a %pre script from a kickstart file when installing a custom distribution based on Centos. However, the behaviour ...
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Is there any way to disable WordPad's Text-Only format save warning?

Is there any way to disable the following warning from [Microsoft] WordPad? . Yes, I know I'm saving this document as a text-only .txt file. I've already said Yes to this dialog 25 times since ...