dialog

Show alert dialogs using Node.

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Dialog
Simple wrapper around zenity, osascript and vbscript that lets you show native alert dialogs on Linux, OSX and Windows, respectively.

Example

var dialog = require('dialog');

dialog.info('Hello there');

Usage

To show an error dialog:
dialog.err(msg, title, callback);

To show a generic info dialog:
dialog.info(msg, title, callback);

// example, setting title
dialog.info('Ground control to major Tom.', 'My app', function(exitCode) {
	if (exitCode == 0) console.log('User clicked OK');
})

To show a warning dialog:
dialog.warn(msg, title, callback);

// example, without setting title
dialog.warn('This computer will autoterminate itself in 5 seconds.', function(exitCode){
	if (exitCode == 1) console.log('User closed window');
})

exitCode indicates whether the user clicked the default (OK) button (value 0), or if they closed the window or clicked the "No/Cancel" button (value 1).
Both title and callback are optional. Default title shown is "Important".

Credits

Written by Tomás Pollak, except for the MsgBox script which was written by StackOverflow user boflynn.

Copyright

(c) 2012 Fork Ltd. MIT license.