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Ten Minute Guide to Lotus Notes® 4.6 by Jane Calabria, Dorothy Burke

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Using Dialog and Properties Boxes

Often, selecting a menu command causes Notes to display a dialog box. Dialog boxes and Properties boxes function similarly in that they both enable you to set options and make specific choices related to the object with which you are currently working. Each type of box contains certain elements you need to understand to use it. Whereas dialog boxes appear as a result of choosing something through the menu, Properties boxes appear when you right-click an item or when you select them from the File command on the menu.

Dialog Boxes

Figure 3.2 shows an example of a dialog box. The User Preferences dialog box, which you access by choosing File, Tools, User Preferences from the menu, contains most of the elements common ...

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