Chapter 8 Using Standard Dialogs

This chapter describes the set of standard dialogs that wxWidgets provides for displaying information or getting data from users with just a few lines of code. Becoming familiar with the available standard dialogs is going to save you a lot of coding time, and it will help give your applications a professional feel. Where possible, wxWidgets uses the native dialogs implemented by each windowing system, but some, such as wxTextEntryDialog, are implemented in wxWidgets itself, and these are referred to as “generic” dialogs. In this chapter, we will show pictures of dialogs on more than one platform where there are significant visual differences.

We will divide the dialogs into the categories Informative Dialogs, ...

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