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Standard Dialog Box
Several file-management features require interaction with a standard dialog box. The standard dialog box can contain several different settings that will vary depending upon what option you had selected.
For example, when selecting the File>Open option to load a file, the Open dialog box will be displayed, through which you will be able to select a file to open. This dialog is what is known as a standard dialog.
Using Standard Dialog Boxes:
When you have selected a function or feature that requires interaction with a dialog box, provide the required information and configure the available settings where appropriate. When finished, click OK, or press the ENTER key.
Below > A standard dialog box is being used to open a file. Note the thumbnail preview of the selected Design File.
Standard Dialog Options and Settings:
This setting allows you to select a specific directory to search in.
The File Name list box displays the files available in the current directory. The files that appear in the list box match the file specification you set in the Files of Type text box.
Use the scroll bars or arrow keys to move through the list. To select and open a file, highlight the appropriate filename, and then click again on the highlighted filename, or choose OK.
Files of Type
Use the Files of Type text box to modify the file specification so that the File Name list box only displays files of a certain type.
To modify the file specification, follow the steps below:
Dialog Box Buttons
The available dialog buttons are described below: