I'm attempting to use CreateDialog to demonstrate a 3D Plot to users who are not Mathematica-ly inclined. Unfortunately, when I try to do so, using something like this piece of code:

            CreateDialog[ExpressionCell[Plot3D[Sin[x + y^2], {x, -3, 3}, {y, -2, 2}]]]

the Plot can no longer be rotated, zoomed, or panned. This limits the usefulness of the Dialog, so I'd very much like to fix this. Any suggestions?

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You can set options in ExpressionCell:

  Plot3D[Sin[x + y^2], {x, -3, 3}, {y, -2, 2}, 
   SphericalRegion -> True], Selectable -> True, Deployed -> False]]

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