|Dialog Box Manager Basic Concepts|
|Referencing Application Variables from Resource Files|
|Among the information that can be included in an item resource specification is a string that determines which application variable the item controls. |
|Dialog Box Manager Sample Programs|
|See the basic application for an example of an MDL application that opens a simple dialog box. |
The MicroStation dialog box manager controls the operation of dialog boxes in the rectangular windows on the screen that accept and process user input. Dialog boxes contain dialog items, which are on-screen graphical entities the user manipulates to change an application's variables. The MicroStation dialog box manager implements the standard dialog box items that are common to graphical user interfaces.