Dialog allows you to present a variety of questions or display messages using dialog boxes from a shell script. Several types of dialog boxes are implemented including: calendar, checklist, file-selection, gauge, info, input, menu, message, radiolist, tailbox, text, time, yes/no.
|Tags||Software Distribution Tools|
|Operating Systems||Unix POSIX|
|Implementation||C Other Scripting Engines Unix Shell|
Release Notes: This release corrected the "--file" option when no data or only one token is substituted. The man page was cleaned up.
Release Notes: This release adds several minor bugfixes and portability improvements.
Release Notes: Fixes a regression in the gauge widget from 2013/09/28. dlg_reallocate_gauge() no longer fails when no --title option is given.
Release Notes: Memory caching for layout computations was improved so that the gauge widget's library functions use less memory.
Release Notes: This release adds a configure option --with-shared, to build shared libraries without libtool. It adds a --help-tags option to allow scripts to consistently use tags for referring to help-button results. It fixes a bug in the --hline option. It has improved documentation.