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(computer science) a small temporary window in a graphical user interface that appears in order to request information from the user

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Uncheck the box labeled Automatically manage paging file size for all drives; then, in the Initial size box, enter the amount of memory as recommended near the bottom of the dialog box (5112 in this example).
As you can see, the last formula I used was IF, so I simply clicked on the Name Box to open the Function Arguments dialog box.
Their values can be specified in a convenient editor dialog box.
A dialog box will then appear with the message: "An update to the carrier settings for your iPhone is available.
The dialog box insists that "yes" gets clicked and an application must be downloaded.
Again, in the Select Data Source dialog box, in the Legend Entries box section, click the Add button.
In the dialog box that appears you'll see a number of checkboxes that let you choose which parts of the window are shown.
When a user clicks on a Word document, for example, a Sheet appears in place of a dialog box.
0, a multi-purpose time-saving application that lets users preview and organize image and multimedia files within a standard Windows Open/Save File dialog box.
Among several new features, one of the most important is breaking up the traditional dialog box into "mini dialogs," which are placed strategically in the graphics window.
Type the directory, subdirectory and file in the "Run" dialog box (in this case, c:\cserve\download\acroread.
Once you install MSQuery, again click on Data, Import External Data, New Database Query to open the Choose Data Source dialog box (exhibit 2, page 54).
Users typically have to enter some information through a drop-down menu or dialog box.
You may access the interview by clicking on the "Interview" button on the toolbar near the top of the page and entering the trading symbol "NEOP" in the Search Archive dialog box mid-way down the page.