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Dialog windows (or dialog boxes) are special notebook windows of the Mathematica front end. As such, they can be edited and called for programmatically, just like any other expression. Dialogs can be created with the CreateDialog function, which is a specialized version of CreateWindow[DocumentNotebook[...]], with special options. More specialized dialogs for certain tasks are available using the functions: DialogInput, Input, SystemDialogInput. The function DialogNotebook represents a dialog notebook in Mathematica.

Questions dealing with general notebook editing via the front end should use the tag or . Questions about palette notebooks should use the tag . Questions about the system dialog windows produced by the OS should use the tag or the specific OS tag (e.g. or ).

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