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

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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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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 can I remove the bottom bar from Mathematica?

There is a bar with a zoom button on it, and it takes too much room. How can I disable it? Appreciate any help! Thank you!
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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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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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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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How do I remove the top bar and bottom bar from the Mathematica window?

Any idea how to remove the top bar saying "Wolfram Mathematica .... Demonstrations MathWorld Studenforum Help" from the Mathematica main window (see screenshot). It has no use to me and it steals ...
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Dialog crashes Mathematica

I have some dialog windows in a GUI of which one regularly crashes the kernel. I managed to focus on this particular piece of code, though I don't really know what causes the crash: ...
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Dialog inside Dynamic Module

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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How can I create input fields based on the user's choice from a popup menu?

I'm trying to create an interface with Mathematica. However, I need some instructions concerning the code below. This is about 10% of what I have in mind, but first I need to know how can I create ...
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Skip the revert dialog

When saving a file and making changes to it one can revert using File->Revert in the menu or by entering ...
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Why does my code work one way in Mathematica and another way in PlayerPro?

I wrote the following simple code and deployed it as a CDF. Button["Ok", (SystemDialogInput["FileSave", ".PDF"])] If I ...
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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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How to use ChoiceDialog or PopupMenu with ClickPane

What I am trying to do is modify the standard ClickPane example where a list of points (pts) is added to with each click, in the ...
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Duplex Printing from button inside DialogNotebook on Mac

All, I have the following code which generates a window containing the variable PrintOut and a Print button. When the print button is pressed the contents of the window are sent to the printer and ...
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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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Restrict SystemDialogInput to open certain file types

The documentation for SystemDialogInput shows how to restrict the types of files shown. SystemDialogInput["FileOpen",".nb"] ...
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How can I shift from one window to another window?

I am building a cdf application,which has multiple screens,every screen was linked to another screen. Right now I am using CreateDialog. Are there any other ...
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Why doesn't the FileNameSetter button work in my DialogInput?

I am new to Mathematica, so it's probably a small error but I can't figure it out. Here is the code : ...
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Transparent background of content in a dialog window

Why dialogs created with CreateDialog cannot correctly show content with transparent background? The following example generates a plot, with white background, ...
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How to print a message dialog window

I'm trying to figure out how to print a message dialog without printing the whole notebook. FrontEndExecute[FrontEndToken["PrintDialog"]] displays the print window ...
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Problems with manipulating plot in a dialog

G'day, guys. Here is a silly problem I am struggling with. ...