ChoiceDialog

ChoiceDialog[expr]
puts up a standard choice dialog that displays expr together with OK and Cancel buttons, and returns True if OK is clicked and False if Cancel is clicked.

ChoiceDialog[expr,{lbl1val1,lbl2val2,}]
includes buttons with labels , and returns the corresponding for the button clicked.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • ChoiceDialog places buttons automatically, outside the area used to display expr.
  • Any expressions, including both text and graphics, can be used for expr and the .
  • In the window generated by ChoiceDialog[expr], pressing Enter is taken to be equivalent to clicking the OK button, while pressing Esc or closing the window is taken to be equivalent to clicking the Cancel button.
  • In ChoiceDialog[expr,{lbl1->val1,}], pressing Enter returns , while pressing Esc or closing the window returns .
  • ChoiceDialog by default puts up a notebook with a typical choice dialog appearance. The option settings include WindowFloating->False, WindowSize->All, and WindowTitle->None.
  • ChoiceDialog by default puts up a dialog in the middle of the main display screen. Explicit settings for WindowMargins override this.
  • If the Wolfram System is run without a notebook front end, ChoiceDialog gives choices in a textual form.

ExamplesExamplesopen allclose all

Basic Examples  (2)Basic Examples  (2)

Create a choice dialog:

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Create a multiple choice dialog:

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Introduced in 2007
(6.0)
| Updated in 2008
(7.0)