Dialogs are windows that have a certain specific function such as saving or opening a file, choosing a color, or printing a document. The .NET framework offers the dialog controls which allows you to call dialogs to do a specific task. The dialogs can be customized using the properties of those controls.

dialogue box

dialogue box

Dialog for Picking Colors

dialogue box

dialogue box

Dialog for Browsing Folders

Dialog for Choosing Font Styles

Dialog for Saving a File

dialogue box

dialogue box

Dialog for Opening a File

Although you can construct your own dialogs, using this predefined dialogs makes your application more standardized as a Windows application as almost all application in Windows uses these dialogs. Note that dialogs’ appearance may look different on other versions of Windows such as Windows XP. The screenshots above are dialogs of Windows 7 operating system.

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