Definition of dialog box in English:

dialog box

Syllabification: di·a·log box
Pronunciation: /ˈdīəˌläg, -ˌlôg


  • A small area on screen, in which the user is prompted to provide information or select commands.
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    • Any users who get the unexpected prompt may dismiss the dialogue box and continue working.
    • This tip was written in Visual LISP and includes a dialog box to select the symbols you want to use.
    • The print dialog box provides several additional options including image scaling, pagination, paper orientation and print color.

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