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Dialog Text Entry

Author: Irene Cho

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How to handle Double Byte Characters

To handle 2 byte characters such as Chinese with the Dialog series plugins on Windows, you must follow the steps below --- 

1) open Control panel
2) go to Clock and Region
3) go to Adniminstratives tab in the Region popup
4) click on the System Locale.... button
5) check to select Unicode UTF-8 for the system and apply
(warning)WARNING. Please note that this setting WILL cause character display problems with some of the local applications that are not UTF-8 compatible.


  • Text (Required): Set the dialog text
  • Entry Text: Set the entry text
  • Hide Entry Text: Hide the entry text
  • Width: Set the width of dialog
  • Height: Set the height of dialog
  • Timeout: Set dialog timeout in seconds
  • OK Label: Sets the label of OK button
  • Cancel Label: Sets the label of the Cancel button

 Please note that the size of the dialog box uses "pixels". For example for the width, one charactar takes 8 pixels - 400 means rougly 50 charactors wide.

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