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Questions tagged [dialog]

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

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Firefox new-bookmark dialogue: increase (or disable) the timeout after which it will auto-confirm

When I press control-D in Firefox on an un-bookmarked page, a dialogue opens, letting me pick a title and other options for the bookmark to be created. However, if it takes me longer than 3.5 seconds, ...
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How to remove a feature from msi feature selection tree at runtime?

When we launch an msi, after some screens we will get the feature selection page. Feature selection page: We can remove any feature by just changing the feature table, display column value to 0. ...
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Show CSV format in MS Excel open file dialog by default

When opening files from within Excel using the Open file dialog and browsing to my data, the default setting is to list "All Excel Files (*.xl*;*.xlsx;<etc>)". However, this listing of options ...
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Entering text in the input text box accidently opens file open dialogue

I was entering a search text in the input text box of a website. But the first character I typed opened the "file open dialogue" (file explorer). I was using Windows 10 and Chrome. I started typing ...
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Need help removing one last folder from Explorer shell dialogs: The “Browse For Folder” User folder

Does anyone know how to hide/remove the User folder from the "Browse For Folder" shell dialog? Take a look at my screenshot for what I mean. The first example is a 7-Zip Extract: Browse For Folder ...
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Closing “Properties” box in Windows: “OK” same as “Cancel”?

I always close "Properties" boxes in Windows by clicking the "Cancel" button, thinking this is somehow safer than clicking "OK". What makes me think that there might be a difference between "OK" and "...
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Standard Windows Pick color dialog doesn't allow to enter 3-digit color codes

The standard Windows 7 Pick color dialog allows me to enter only 2 digits into text fields for hue, saturation, luminance and red, green and blue even though possible value range for each field is one ...
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How to make a browser HTTP Auth window non-modal?

Many scam websites use HTTP Basic Auth windows or JS alert windows to prevent the user from navigating away from the page. Here's an example of a fake Windows technical support webpage: Since the ...
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How do I bring multiple screen locking dialog box back to the screen in an awful and old win32 application on Windows 7?

When I use the win32 program in question the screen locks as it would with a shadow box on most modern applications, except without the shadow box and often with two over lapping dialogs that don't ...
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Pashua Mac won't allow me to align an image over the input box. I've tried various options but to no avail

I recently started to play around with Pashua but it seems to be giving me some trouble. Currently I'm using this for a shell script (Bash) and have edited the example file to get close to my desire ...
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Windows 10: Thumbnails not loading during FILE OPEN dialogue

I've a windows 10 x 64 computer with highend specifications. OS is also installed on a performance SSD. Etc. My problem is during file-open and other similar dialogues, the thumbnails takes an ...
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How can I make a droppable dialog item in Gimp visible again after I accidentally removed it?

I have a problem with my GIMP program: As you can see, I accidentally made the default brush dialog disappear from that empty spot in the bottom-left corner of the screen. It contained variable slides ...
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How to make windows explorer preview scripts and other text files

When you click a file with the preview window open, windows will show you a preview if windows knows how to do it. But files like .json and .py will not preview. It would be sometimes useful in the ...
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Windows 10 Pro Edge Yes No File Replase Dialog

When downloading banking files using Edge I am prompted Yes No to replace an existing file. How can I turn off this option to always replace the existing file without prompting? Seems similar to the ...
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Bash script - dialog checklist issue

I'm trying to to write a bash script to automate the installation of my packages. So the idea is to read a .csv file (packages.csv) like this one: pkg,Description,option wget,file downloader,on curl,...
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How to redirect stdout and stderr in bash script with dialog boxes?

For a single script redirecting stdout and stderr to a file with this: ./myscript.sh 2>&1 | tee -a out_file works fine. When I try to run the same way a script containing multiple dialog ...
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Increase file management dialog speed or response

On Windows, the keyboard shortcut for permanently deleting files is shift-delete. When managing files on my computer, I find that often, I press shift-delete and then enter, only to find that the ...
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Why is the LibreOffice Save As dialog full screen and immovable in Windows?

When saving a document in LibreOffice, the Save As dialog covers all that is below it, cannot be resized and cannot be moved, quite annoying if the title you want is now hidden by the dialog. Is there ...
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Is it by design that Windows 10 no longer displays “<app> has stopped working” dialogs when apps crash? Can I re-enable this dialog?

In earlier versions of Windows, when an app crashes, I would get a dialog that says "<app> has stopped working". However, in Windows 10, I don't typically see this dialog—the app simply closes ...
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How to switch yes and no buttons in dialog box, either in Windows or Linux?

I'm using the Cinnamon DE (based on Gnome 3, uses the GTK3 toolkit) for GNU/Linux. I also use Windows 10 for approximately the same amount of time each week. Now, the default button positions for ...
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Chrome's modal dialog box stuck off screen. How to move it back permanently?

Google Chrome throws up a modal dialog box once in a while. This is the box put up by js's alert() function. Installing an extension also puts it up. So does this very Stack Exchange website if I hit ...
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Windows 10 - How to make “Save as” window looks always the same?

Everytime a new program shows a "Save as dialog window" I've to re-set it to the window's size I like. They always come small, specially the folder tree part. Is there a Register config I could use to ...
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Bash form with two columns

This script creates a form in a terminal window with one column and four rows. How can I create a form with two columns and two rows? shell="" groups="" user="" home="" exec 3>&1 VALUES=$(...
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using source command with dialog

Im trying to source a large script with many functions in it that take some time. I would like to present a dialog "sourcing please wait..." in the mean time. once done sourcing i want to use my ...
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OS wide Vimium/Vimperator for dialog box (osx)

I know there is a way [*] to tab between buttons in osx' dialog boxes. Is there a way to select buttons with keyboard's letters just like Vimium (the google Chrome plugin) does ? Because hitting tab ...
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Why do some Windows applications have different look-and-feel? [closed]

I've noticed that a lot of Windows applications differ in their look and feel, particularly in their buttons. Some buttons look more "hard" while others look "soft." Compare The difference is that ...
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Inkscape dialog too large to fit in the screen

I cannot fully access the "document properties" of inkscape. See the bottom part of the screenshot. The last few options are not visible, and I am not able to scroll down either. I am using Ubuntu ...
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Replace Open/Save dialog

Is it possible to make an own save/open dialog (through windows app development) and hook it in to replace the normal save/open dialog? I'm pretty sure it's not possible through the normal UI/Win10 ...
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Windows 10 Anniversary Update - Dialog suggestions not working anymore

after the last windows 10 Update there are no more suggestions in my windows dialogs. Currently I had to enable inline autocomplete to have anything available but I'm just not shown anything else. ...
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Word Mailings: ask for data and let choose data source

i have a letter which has always the same contents but concerns different client groups. so my question is, if it is possible to create a mailing which asks for the variable data right when i open ...
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Can't add new user in Windows 10 Settings because dialog closes

I can't add new user accounts in Settings, because the dialog closes: Attempting to convert my local account to a Microsoft one doesn't work neither (and I don't care). So it seems some problem ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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?