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dialog box

(in a graphical user interface) a box, called up temporarily on the screen, that asks for user input or displays information. Unabridged
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  • Now you have to approve each installation in a pop-up dialog box.
  • Fill out the dialog box as shown, using the add file to list button to load the desired file.
  • Displays a dialog box and returns a value based on your actions in the dialog box.
  • After the download is complete, close the dialog box.
British Dictionary definitions for dialog box

dialogue box

(computing) a window that may appear on a VDU display to prompt the user to enter further information or select an option
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