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Dialog Window

A Dialog Window is a window that requests additional information about an .

A dialog window appears when you issue a command that requires more specific information. For example when opening a file, you are prompted to specify the filename. Dialogs that guide you through more complex processes are called .

Some dialogs simply ask you for a confirmation, such as when a file may be overwritten or inform you of an error condition. Those dialogs are also called messages or message windows.

Using Dialogs

The following screencasts demonstrate how to use dialogs:

  • How to open a text document in Writer.
  • How to open a spreadsheet in Calc.
  • How to open a presentation in Impress.™ is a registered trademark of Oracle.
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