Dialog windows are special notebook windows of the Mathematica front end.

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Dialog inside Dynamic Module [duplicate]

The following doesn't appear to work: DynamicModule[{}, Button["Press Me", ChoiceDialog["OK or Cancel?"]]] When I press the button labelled "Press Me", a dialog ...
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Object isn't fully displayed in DialogInput

Update: Here's a simper example to reproduce the issue: DialogInput[Table[InputField[], {50}], WindowSize -> All] On my 1366×768 screen only no more than 17 <...
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Can I create a dynamic number of rows in TabView through an iteration?

I have written code, with the help of stackoverflow of course, and I want to make it user friendly so that other people in my lab can use it. I'm playing with DialogCreate and similar functions. I ...
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What really makes a Dialog expresion behave as a modal dialog?

CreateDialog[DefaultButton[], Modal -> True] creates a modal Dialog, one which needs to be closed before the front-end ...
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How do I make NotebookEvaluate work inside Button?

The following creates a button to select a notebook to run. When the button is pressed it seems that Mathematica finds the notebook but cannot evaluate it. The following error occurs Could not ...
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Strange behavior of CreateDialog's WindowSize option

Compare the two dialog windows, created by the same code except in the first WindowSize has a value while I omit it in the second one. Note, that ...
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How to save data using FileNameSetter or similar

I would like to export data to a file using a SaveAs type dialog, using something like FileNameSetter[name,"Save"] to give a browse button. Any help with this ...
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How to perform DialogInput operation within Button

Can someone clarify how to perform a DialogInput operation within a Button? I wrote some code for that but it's not working. <...
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Dialog notebook with multiple popup menus

I'm trying to create a user interface in Mathematica; the user will enter specified information, it will be processed, and then data will be inserted into a MySQL database. The pieces work ...
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How to make an unremovable modal window?

Is there any way to securely stick a notebook window (e.g. a dialog) on screen that it cannot be closed/removed/hidden by any of the standard OS shortcuts, like AltF4 or AltTab under Windows? The ...
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Problems with visual update in GUI

Consider the following. When clicking in "Browse" and then choosing a file, the path will remain the original one and won't change to the one of the file I chose: ...
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Blocking dialog with a blocking child dialog

Suppose I have a DialogInput, in which there is a Button. The Button can trigger another <...
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Aborting from a Dialog box

I'm trying to abort a While cycle, with a dialog box. I've tried the following: ...
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Why are some Buttons not working in CDFPlayer?

I have two Buttons within a single panel. My problem is that after deploying that panel, the second Button is not working in the ...
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Running a function with manipulators in a popup window [closed]

I have a function, pasted at the bottom, which I would like to encapsulate into a function that can be called, and the program would then run in a popup window, return the values energy, peaklocation ...