Dialog Box Opening and Closing Functions

The following table provides summary descriptions of the DCL opening and closing functions.

Dialog box opening and closing functions

Function name



Terminates a dialog box


Loads a DCL file

(new_dialogdlgname dcl_id [action [screen-pt]])

Begins a new dialog box and displays it, and can also specify a default action


Displays a dialog box and begins accepting user input


Terminates all current dialog boxes as if the user cancels each of them


Unloads a DCL file