How to: Open a Dialog Box
This example shows how to open a dialog box.
A dialog box is a window that is opened by instantiating Window and calling the ShowDialog method. ShowDialog opens a window and doesn't return until the new dialog box has been closed. This type of window is also known as a modal window, and restricts user input.
CustomDialogBox dialogBox = new CustomDialogBox(); dialogBox.ShowDialog(); // Returns when dialog box has closed
Dim dialogBox As New CustomDialogBox() dialogBox.ShowDialog() ' Returns when dialog box has closed
.NET Framework Security
Calling ShowDialog requires permission to use all windows and user input events without restriction.