Windows are the main "canvases" or UI surfaces of your desktop app, including the main windows itself and pop-ups, dialogs, and wizards. Follow these guidelines when deciding which surface to use and how best to use them.
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||This article covers default placement of windows when initially displayed on the screen, their stacking order relative to other windows ([Z order](glossary.md)), their initial size, and how their display affects input focus.
||Most programs should use standard window frames. Immersive applications can have a full screen mode that hides the window frame. Consider using glass strategically for a simpler, lighter, more cohesive look.
||A dialog box is a secondary window that allows users to perform a command, asks users a question, or provides users with information or progress feedback.
||The Microsoft Windows common dialogs consist of the Open File, Save File, Open Folder, Find and Replace, Print, Page Setup, Font, and Color dialog boxes.
||Despite that wonderful, whimsical name, wizards are not really a special form of user interface, and they have only a particular range of utility.
||Property window is the collective name for the following types of user interfaces (UIs):