RE: Read only dialog box?

Subject: RE: Read only dialog box?
From: "Elizabeth O'Shea" <elizabeth -dot- oshea -at- virtualaccess -dot- com>
To: "'Barbara Philbrick'" <caslon -at- alltel -dot- net>, "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jan 2006 15:37:53 -0000

Barb wrote:

>"Dialog" to her needs to be two ways (she doesn't buy the "clicking OK is a
form of dialog") and wants to call them pop-ups.

Refer her to the Microsoft MoS or other guide. Actually, this is what my
copy of Read Me First! says about it (2003 edition, p.227): 'A dialog box is
a pop-up window in which the user provides information or issues commands.'

elizabeth oshea


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