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DIALOG(1)							     DIALOG(1)

NAME
       dialog -	display	dialog boxes from shell	scripts

SYNOPSIS
       dialog --clear
       dialog --create-rc file
       dialog --print-maxsize
       dialog common-options box-options

DESCRIPTION
       Dialog is a program that	will let you to	present	a variety of questions
       or display messages using dialog	boxes  from  a	shell  script.	 These
       types  of  dialog boxes are implemented (though not all are necessarily
       compiled	into dialog):

	      buildlist, calendar, checklist, dselect, editbox,	form, fselect,
	      gauge, infobox, inputbox,	inputmenu, menu, mixedform,
	      mixedgauge, msgbox (message), passwordbox, passwordform, pause,
	      prgbox, programbox, progressbox, radiolist, rangebox, tailbox,
	      tailboxbg, textbox, timebox, treeview, and yesno (yes/no).

       You can put more	than one dialog	box into a script:

       o   Use the "--and-widget" token	to force dialog	to proceed to the next
	   dialog unless you have pressed ESC to cancel, or

       o   Simply add the tokens for the next dialog box, making a chain.  Di-
	   alog	stops chaining when the	return code from a dialog is  nonzero,
	   e.g., Cancel	or No (see DIAGNOSTICS).

       Some  widgets,  e.g.,  checklist,  will	write text to dialog's output.
       Normally	that is	the standard error, but	there are options for changing
       this:  "--output-fd", "--stderr"	and "--stdout".	 No text is written if
       the Cancel button (or ESC) is pressed; dialog exits immediately in that
       case.

OPTIONS
       All  options  begin  with  "--"	(two ASCII hyphens, for	the benefit of
       those using systems with	deranged locale	support).

       A "--" by itself	is used	as an escape, i.e., the	next token on the com-
       mand-line is not	treated	as an option.
	      dialog --title --	--Not an option

       The "--args" option tells dialog	to list	the command-line parameters to
       the standard error.  This is useful when	debugging complex scripts  us-
       ing  the	 "--" and "--file", since the command-line may be rewritten as
       these are expanded.

       The "--file" option tells dialog	to read	parameters from	the file named
       as its value.
	      dialog --file parameterfile
       Blanks not within double-quotes are discarded (use backslashes to quote
       single characters).  The	result is inserted into	the command-line,  re-
       placing	"--file" and its option	value.	Interpretation of the command-
       line resumes from that point.  If parameterfile begins with "&",	dialog
       interprets the following	text as	a file descriptor number rather	than a
       filename.

   Common Options
       --ascii-lines
	      Rather than draw graphics	lines around boxes, draw ASCII "+" and
	      "-" in the same place.  See also "--no-lines".

       --aspect	ratio
	      This  gives  you some control over the box dimensions when using
	      auto sizing (specifying 0	for height and width).	It  represents
	      width / height.  The default is 9, which means 9 characters wide
	      to every 1 line high.

       --backtitle backtitle
	      Specifies	a backtitle string to be displayed on the backdrop, at
	      the top of the screen.

       --begin y x
	      Specify the position of the upper	left corner of a dialog	box on
	      the screen.

       --cancel-label string
	      Override the label used for "Cancel" buttons.

       --clear
	      Clears the widget	screen,	keeping	only  the  screen_color	 back-
	      ground.	Use  this when you combine widgets with	"--and-widget"
	      to erase the contents of a previous widget on the	screen,	so  it
	      won't  be	seen under the contents	of a following widget.	Under-
	      stand this as the	complement of "--keep-window".	To compare the
	      effects, use these:

	      All three	widgets	visible, staircase effect, ordered 1,2,3:

	      dialog \
					     --begin 2 2 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget		     --begin 4 4 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget		     --begin 6 6 --yesno "" 0 0

	      Only the last widget is left visible:

	      dialog \
			       --clear	     --begin 2 2 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget --clear	     --begin 4 4 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget		     --begin 6 6 --yesno "" 0 0

	      All three	widgets	visible, staircase effect, ordered 3,2,1:

	      dialog \
			       --keep-window --begin 2 2 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget --keep-window --begin 4 4 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget		     --begin 6 6 --yesno "" 0 0

	      First and	third widget visible, staircase	effect,	ordered	3,1:

	      dialog \
			       --keep-window --begin 2 2 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget --clear	     --begin 4 4 --yesno "" 0 0	\
		  --and-widget		     --begin 6 6 --yesno "" 0 0

	      Note,  if	 you  want to restore original console colors and send
	      your cursor home after the dialog	program	has  exited,  use  the
	      clear (1)	command.

       --colors
	      Interpret	embedded "\Z" sequences	in the dialog text by the fol-
	      lowing character,	which tells dialog to set colors or video  at-
	      tributes:	 0  through 7 are the ANSI used	in curses: black, red,
	      green, yellow, blue, magenta, cyan and white respectively.  Bold
	      is  set  by  'b',	reset by 'B'.  Reverse is set by 'r', reset by
	      'R'.  Underline is set by	'u', reset by 'U'.  The	 settings  are
	      cumulative,  e.g.,  "\Zb\Z1" makes the following text bold (per-
	      haps bright) red.	 Restore normal	settings with "\Zn".

       --column-separator string
	      Tell dialog to split data	for radio/checkboxes and menus on  the
	      occurrences of the given string, and to align the	split data in-
	      to columns.

       --cr-wrap
	      Interpret	embedded newlines in the dialog	text as	a  newline  on
	      the screen.  Otherwise, dialog will only wrap lines where	needed
	      to fit inside the	text box.

	      Even though you can control line breaks with this,  Dialog  will
	      still wrap any lines that	are too	long for the width of the box.
	      Without cr-wrap, the layout of your text	may  be	 formatted  to
	      look  nice  in  the source code of your script without affecting
	      the way it will look in the dialog.

	      See also the "--no-collapse" and "--trim"	options.

       --create-rc file
	      When dialog supports run-time configuration, this	can be used to
	      dump  a sample configuration file	to the file specified by file.

       --date-format format
	      If the host provides strftime, this option allows	you to specify
	      the  format  of the date printed for the --calendar widget.  The
	      time of day (hour, minute, second) are the current local time.

       --defaultno
	      Make the default value of	the yes/no box a No.   Likewise,  make
	      the  default  button of widgets that provide "OK"	and "Cancel" a
	      Cancel.  If "--nocancel" or "--visit-items" are given those  op-
	      tions  overrides	this,  making  the default button always "Yes"
	      (internally the same as "OK").

       --default-button	string
	      Set the default (preselected) button in a	widget.	 By preselect-
	      ing  a button, a script makes it possible	for the	user to	simply
	      press Enter to proceed through a dialog  with  minimum  interac-
	      tion.

	      The  option's  value is the name of the button: ok, yes, cancel,
	      no, help or extra.

	      Normally the first button	in each	widget is  the	default.   The
	      first button shown is determined by the widget together with the
	      "--nook" and "--nocancel options.	 If this option	is not	given,
	      there is no default button assigned.

       --default-item string
	      Set the default item in a	checklist, form	or menu	box.  Normally
	      the first	item in	the box	is the default.

       --exit-label string
	      Override the label used for "EXIT" buttons.

       --extra-button
	      Show an extra button, between "OK" and "Cancel" buttons.

       --extra-label string
	      Override the label used for "Extra" buttons.  Note:  for	input-
	      menu widgets, this defaults to "Rename".

       --help Prints  the  help	message	to the standard	output and exits.  The
	      help message is also printed if no options are given, or	if  an
	      unrecognized option is given.

       --help-button
	      Show  a  help-button  after  "OK"	and "Cancel" buttons, i.e., in
	      checklist, radiolist and menu boxes.

	      On exit, the return status will indicate that  the  Help	button
	      was pressed.  Dialog will	also write a message to	its output af-
	      ter the token "HELP":

	      o	  If "--item-help" is also given, the item-help	text  will  be
		  written.

	      o	  Otherwise, the item's	tag (the first field) will be written.

	      You  can	use  the  --help-tags  option  and/or  set  the	  DIA-
	      LOG_ITEM_HELP  environment variable to modify these messages and
	      exit-status.

       --help-label string
	      Override the label used for "Help" buttons.

       --help-status
	      If the help-button is selected, writes the checklist,  radiolist
	      or  form	information  after  the	 item-help "HELP" information.
	      This can be used to reconstruct the state	of a  checklist	 after
	      processing the help request.

       --help-tags
	      Modify  the messages written on exit for --help-button by	making
	      them always just the item's tag.	This does not affect the  exit
	      status code.

       --hfile filename
	      Display the given	file using a textbox when the user presses F1.

       --hline string
	      Display the given	string centered	at the bottom of the widget.

       --ignore
	      Ignore options that dialog does not recognize.  Some  well-known
	      ones  such  as "--icon" are ignored anyway, but this is a	better
	      choice for compatibility with other implementations.

       --input-fd fd
	      Read keyboard input from the given file descriptor.  Most	dialog
	      scripts read from	the standard input, but	the gauge widget reads
	      a	pipe (which is always standard input).	Some configurations do
	      not work properly	when dialog tries to reopen the	terminal.  Use
	      this option (with	appropriate juggling of	 file-descriptors)  if
	      your script must work in that type of environment.

       --insecure
	      Makes the	password widget	friendlier but less secure, by echoing
	      asterisks	for each character.

       --item-help
	      Interpret	the tags data for checklist, radiolist and menu	 boxes
	      adding  a	 column	 which	is displayed in	the bottom line	of the
	      screen, for the currently	selected item.

       --keep-tite
	      When built with ncurses, dialog normally checks to see if	it  is
	      running in an xterm, and in that case tries to suppress the ini-
	      tialization strings that would make it switch to	the  alternate
	      screen.	Switching  between the normal and alternate screens is
	      visually distracting in  a  script  which	 runs  dialog  several
	      times.  Use this option to allow dialog to use those initializa-
	      tion strings.

       --keep-window
	      Normally when dialog performs several tailboxbg widgets connect-
	      ed  by  "--and-widget", it clears	the old	widget from the	screen
	      by painting over it.  Use	this option to suppress	that  repaint-
	      ing.

	      At  exit,	 dialog	 repaints  all	of the widgets which have been
	      marked with "--keep-window", even	if they	are not	tailboxbg wid-
	      gets.   That  causes them	to be repainted	in reverse order.  See
	      the discussion of	the "--clear" option for examples.

       --last-key
	      At exit, report the last key which the user  entered.   This  is
	      the  curses  key code rather than	a symbol or literal character.
	      It can be	used by	scripts	to distinguish between two keys	 which
	      are bound	to the same action.

       --max-input size
	      Limit  input  strings  to	the given size.	 If not	specified, the
	      limit is 2048.

       --no-cancel

       --nocancel
	      Suppress the "Cancel" button in checklist, inputbox and menu box
	      modes.   A script	can still test if the user pressed the ESC key
	      to cancel	to quit.

       --no-collapse
	      Normally dialog converts tabs to	spaces	and  reduces  multiple
	      spaces  to  a single space for text which	is displayed in	a mes-
	      sage boxes, etc.	Use this option	to disable that	feature.  Note
	      that dialog will still wrap text,	subject	to the "--cr-wrap" and
	      "--trim" options.

       --no-items
	      Some widgets (checklist, inputmenu, radiolist, menu)  display  a
	      list with	two columns (a "tag" and "item", i.e., "description").
	      This option tells	dialog to  read	 shorter  rows,	 omitting  the
	      "item"  part of the list.	 This is occasionally useful, e.g., if
	      the tags provide enough information.

	      See also --no-tags.  If both options are given, this one is  ig-
	      nored.

       --no-kill
	      Tells  dialog to put the tailboxbg box in	the background,	print-
	      ing its process id to dialog's output.  SIGHUP is	 disabled  for
	      the background process.

       --no-label string
	      Override the label used for "No" buttons.

       --no-lines
	      Rather  than  draw  lines	 around	boxes, draw spaces in the same
	      place.  See also "--ascii-lines".

       --no-mouse
	      Do not enable the	mouse.

       --no-nl-expand
	      Do not convert "\n" substrings of	the message/prompt  text  into
	      literal newlines.

       --no-ok

       --nook Suppress	the  "OK"  button  in checklist, inputbox and menu box
	      modes.  A	script can still test if the user pressed the  "Enter"
	      key to accept the	data.

       --no-shadow
	      Suppress	shadows	that would be drawn to the right and bottom of
	      each dialog box.

       --no-tags
	      Some widgets (checklist, inputmenu, radiolist, menu)  display  a
	      list  with  two columns (a "tag" and "description").  The	tag is
	      useful for scripting, but	may not	help the user.	The  --no-tags
	      option (from Xdialog) may	be used	to suppress the	column of tags
	      from the display.	 Unlike	the --no-items option, this  does  not
	      affect the data which is read from the script.

	      Xdialog  does  not  display  the	tag  column  for the analogous
	      buildlist	and treeview widgets; dialog does the same.

	      Normally dialog allows you to quickly move  to  entries  on  the
	      displayed	 list,	by  matching  a	 single	character to the first
	      character	of the tag.  When the --no-tags	option is given,  dia-
	      log  matches against the first character of the description.  In
	      either case, the matchable character is highlighted.

       --ok-label string
	      Override the label used for "OK" buttons.

       --output-fd fd
	      Direct output to the given file descriptor.  Most	dialog scripts
	      write  to	 the  standard	error,	but error messages may also be
	      written there, depending on your script.

       --separator string

       --output-separatorstring
	      Specify a	string that will separate the output on	dialog's  out-
	      put  from	checklists, rather than	a newline (for --separate-out-
	      put) or a	space.	This applies to	other widgets  such  as	 forms
	      and editboxes which normally use a newline.

       --print-maxsize
	      Print  the  maximum size of dialog boxes,	i.e., the screen size,
	      to dialog's output.  This	may be used alone, without  other  op-
	      tions.

       --print-size
	      Prints the size of each dialog box to dialog's output.

       --print-version
	      Prints  dialog's	version	 to dialog's output.  This may be used
	      alone, without other options.  It	does not cause dialog to  exit
	      by itself.

       --quoted
	      Normally	dialog	quotes	the strings returned by	checklist's as
	      well as the item-help text.  Use this option to quote all	string
	      results.

       --scrollbar
	      For  widgets  holding a scrollable set of	data, draw a scrollbar
	      on its right-margin.  This does not respond to the mouse.

       --separate-output
	      For checklist widgets, output result one line at a time, with no
	      quoting.	This facilitates parsing by another program.

       --separate-widget string
	      Specify  a string	that will separate the output on dialog's out-
	      put from each widget.  This is used to simplify parsing the  re-
	      sult  of	a  dialog with several widgets.	 If this option	is not
	      given, the default separator string is a tab character.

       --shadow
	      Draw a shadow to the right and bottom of each dialog box.

       --single-quoted
	      Use single-quoting as needed (and	no quotes if unneeded) for the
	      output  of  checklist's  as well as the item-help	text.  If this
	      option is	not set, dialog	uses double quotes around  each	 item.
	      In  either case, dialog adds backslashes to make the output use-
	      ful in shell scripts.

       --size-err
	      Check the	resulting size of a dialog box before  trying  to  use
	      it, printing the resulting size if it is larger than the screen.
	      (This  option  is	 obsolete,  since  all	new-window  calls  are
	      checked).

       --sleep secs
	      Sleep (delay) for	the given number of seconds after processing a
	      dialog box.

       --stderr
	      Direct output to the standard error.  This is the	default, since
	      curses normally writes screen updates to the standard output.

       --stdout
	      Direct  output  to the standard output.  This option is provided
	      for compatibility	with Xdialog, however  using  it  in  portable
	      scripts  is  not	recommended,  since curses normally writes its
	      screen updates to	the standard output.  If you use this  option,
	      dialog  attempts	to  reopen the terminal	so it can write	to the
	      display.	Depending on the platform and your  environment,  that
	      may fail.

       --tab-correct
	      Convert  each  tab  character  to	 one  or  more spaces (for the
	      textbox widget; otherwise	to a single space).   Otherwise,  tabs
	      are rendered according to	the curses library's interpretation.

       --tab-len n
	      Specify  the  number  of spaces that a tab character occupies if
	      the "--tab-correct" option is given.  The	default	 is  8.	  This
	      option is	only effective for the textbox widget.

       --time-format format
	      If the host provides strftime, this option allows	you to specify
	      the format of the	time printed for the  --timebox	 widget.   The
	      day,  month,  year values	in this	case are for the current local
	      time.

       --timeout secs
	      Timeout (exit with error code) if	no user	 response  within  the
	      given  number of seconds.	 A timeout of zero seconds is ignored.

	      This option is ignored by	the  "--pause"	widget.	  It  is  also
	      overridden  if  the  background  "--tailboxbg" option is used to
	      setup multiple concurrent	widgets.

       --title title
	      Specifies	a title	string to be displayed at the top of the  dia-
	      log box.

       --trace filename
	      logs  the	command-line parameters, keystrokes and	other informa-
	      tion to the given	file.  If dialog reads a configure file, it is
	      logged as	well.  Piped input to the gauge	widget is logged.  Use
	      control/T	to log a picture of the	current	dialog window.

       The dialog program handles some command-line parameters specially,  and
       removes	them from the parameter	list as	they are processed.  For exam-
       ple, if the first option	is --trace, then that is  processed  (and  re-
       moved) before dialog initializes	the display.

       --trim eliminate	 leading  blanks,  trim	 literal newlines and repeated
	      blanks from message text.

	      See also the "--cr-wrap" and "--no-collapse" options.

       --version
	      Prints dialog's version to the standard output, and exits.   See
	      also "--print-version".

       --visit-items
	      Modify  the  tab-traversal  of checklist,	radiolist, menubox and
	      inputmenu	to include the list of items as	 one  of  the  states.
	      This  is useful as a visual aid, i.e., the cursor	position helps
	      some users.

	      When this	option is given, the cursor is initially placed	on the
	      list.   Abbreviations (the first letter of the tag) apply	to the
	      list items.  If you tab to the button row,  abbreviations	 apply
	      to the buttons.

       --yes-label string
	      Override the label used for "Yes"	buttons.

   Box Options
       All dialog boxes	have at	least three parameters:

       text the	caption	or contents of the box.

       height
	    the	height of the dialog box.

       width
	    the	width of the dialog box.

       Other parameters	depend on the box type.

       --buildlist text	height width [ tag item	status ] ...
	      A	 buildlist  dialog displays two	lists, side-by-side.  The list
	      on the left shows	unselected items.  The list on the right shows
	      selected	items.	As items are selected or unselected, they move
	      between the lists.

	      Use a carriage return or the "OK"	button to accept  the  current
	      value  in	the selected-window and	exit.  The results are written
	      using the	order displayed	in the selected-window.

	      The initial on/off state of each entry is	specified by status.

	      The dialog behaves like a	menu, using the	--visit-items to  con-
	      trol  whether the	cursor is allowed to visit the lists directly.

	      o	  If --visit-items is not given, tab-traversal uses two	states
		  (OK/Cancel).

	      o	  If  --visit-items  is	 given,	tab-traversal uses four	states
		  (Left/Right/OK/Cancel).

	      Whether or not --visit--items is given, it is possible  to  move
	      the highlight between the	two lists using	the default "^"	(left-
	      column) and "$" (right-column) keys.

	      On exit, a list of the tag strings of  those  entries  that  are
	      turned on	will be	printed	on dialog's output.

	      If the "--separate-output" option	is not given, the strings will
	      be quoted	as needed to make it simple for	 scripts  to  separate
	      them.   By default, this uses double-quotes.  See	the "--single-
	      quoted" option, which modifies the quoting behavior.

       --calendar text height width day	month year
	      A	calendar box displays month, day and year  in  separately  ad-
	      justable	windows.   If  the  values  for	day, month or year are
	      missing or negative, the current date's corresponding values are
	      used.   You  can	increment  or decrement	any of those using the
	      left-, up-, right- and down-arrows.  Use vi-style	h, j, k	and  l
	      for  moving  around  the	array  of days in a month.  Use	tab or
	      backtab to move between windows.	If the year is given as	 zero,
	      the current date is used as an initial value.

	      On  exit,	 the  date is printed in the form day/month/year.  The
	      format can be overridden using the --date-format option.

       --checklist text	height width list-height [ tag item status ] ...
	      A	checklist box is similar to a menu box;	there are multiple en-
	      tries  presented	in  the	form of	a menu.	 Another difference is
	      that you can indicate which entry	is currently selected, by set-
	      ting  its	status to on.  Instead of choosing one entry among the
	      entries, each entry can be turned	on or off by  the  user.   The
	      initial on/off state of each entry is specified by status.

	      On  exit,	 a  list  of the tag strings of	those entries that are
	      turned on	will be	printed	on dialog's output.

	      If the "--separate-output" option	is not given, the strings will
	      be  quoted  as  needed to	make it	simple for scripts to separate
	      them.  By	default, this uses double-quotes.  See the  "--single-
	      quoted" option, which modifies the quoting behavior.

       --dselect filepath height width
	      The  directory-selection	dialog displays	a text-entry window in
	      which you	can type a directory, and above	that  a	 windows  with
	      directory	names.

	      Here filepath can	be a filepath in which case the	directory win-
	      dow will display the contents of the  path  and  the  text-entry
	      window will contain the preselected directory.

	      Use  tab	or arrow keys to move between the windows.  Within the
	      directory	window,	use the	up/down	arrow keys to scroll the  cur-
	      rent selection.  Use the space-bar to copy the current selection
	      into the text-entry window.

	      Typing any printable characters switches focus to	the text-entry
	      window,  entering	that character as well as scrolling the	direc-
	      tory window to the closest match.

	      Use a carriage return or the "OK"	button to accept  the  current
	      value in the text-entry window and exit.

	      On  exit,	 the  contents of the text-entry window	are written to
	      dialog's output.

       --editbox filepath height width
	      The edit-box dialog displays a copy of the file.	You  may  edit
	      it using the backspace, delete and cursor	keys to	correct	typing
	      errors.  It also recognizes pageup/pagedown.  Unlike  the	 --in-
	      putbox,  you  must  tab to the "OK" or "Cancel" buttons to close
	      the dialog.  Pressing the	"Enter"	key within the box will	 split
	      the corresponding	line.

	      On exit, the contents of the edit	window are written to dialog's
	      output.

       --form text height width	formheight [ label y x item y x	flen ilen ] ...
	      The form dialog displays a form consisting of labels and fields,
	      which are	positioned on a	scrollable window by coordinates given
	      in the script.  The field	length flen and	input-length ilen tell
	      how  long	the field can be.  The former defines the length shown
	      for a selected field, while the latter defines  the  permissible
	      length of	the data entered in the	field.

	      o	  If  flen is zero, the	corresponding field cannot be altered.
		  and the contents  of	the  field  determine  the  displayed-
		  length.

	      o	  If  flen  is negative, the corresponding field cannot	be al-
		  tered, and the negated value of flen is  used	 as  the  dis-
		  played-length.

	      o	  If ilen is zero, it is set to	flen.

	      Use  up/down  arrows  (or	 control/N, control/P) to move between
	      fields.  Use tab to move between windows.

	      On exit, the contents of the form-fields are written to dialog's
	      output,  each  field  separated  by a newline.  The text used to
	      fill non-editable	fields (flen is	zero or	negative) is not writ-
	      ten out.

       --fselect filepath height width
	      The fselect (file-selection) dialog displays a text-entry	window
	      in which you can type a filename (or directory), and above  that
	      two windows with directory names and filenames.

	      Here  filepath  can be a filepath	in which case the file and di-
	      rectory windows will display the contents	of the	path  and  the
	      text-entry window	will contain the preselected filename.

	      Use  tab	or arrow keys to move between the windows.  Within the
	      directory	or filename windows, use the  up/down  arrow  keys  to
	      scroll  the  current  selection.	 Use the space-bar to copy the
	      current selection	into the text-entry window.

	      Typing any printable characters switches focus to	the text-entry
	      window,  entering	that character as well as scrolling the	direc-
	      tory and filename	windows	to the closest match.

	      Typing the space character forces	dialog to complete the current
	      name  (up	 to  the point where there may be a match against more
	      than one entry).

	      Use a carriage return or the "OK"	button to accept  the  current
	      value in the text-entry window and exit.

	      On  exit,	 the  contents of the text-entry window	are written to
	      dialog's output.

       --gauge text height width [percent]
	      A	gauge box displays a meter along the bottom of the  box.   The
	      meter  indicates	the percentage.	 New percentages are read from
	      standard input, one integer per line.  The meter is  updated  to
	      reflect  each  new  percentage.  If the standard input reads the
	      string "XXX", then the first line	following is taken as an inte-
	      ger  percentage,	then  subsequent lines up to another "XXX" are
	      used for a new prompt.  The gauge	exits when EOF is  reached  on
	      the standard input.

	      The  percent  value  denotes the initial percentage shown	in the
	      meter.  If not specified,	it is zero.

	      On exit, no text is written to dialog's output.  The widget  ac-
	      cepts no input, so the exit status is always OK.

       --infobox text height width
	      An  info box is basically	a message box.	However, in this case,
	      dialog will exit immediately after displaying the	message	to the
	      user.   The screen is not	cleared	when dialog exits, so that the
	      message will remain on the screen	until the calling shell	script
	      clears it	later.	This is	useful when you	want to	inform the us-
	      er that some operations are carrying on that  may	 require  some
	      time to finish.

	      On  exit,	 no  text is written to	dialog's output.  Only an "OK"
	      button is	provided for input, but	an ESC exit status may be  re-
	      turned.

       --inputbox text height width [init]
	      An  input	 box is	useful when you	want to	ask questions that re-
	      quire the	user to	input a	string as the answer.  If init is sup-
	      plied  it	is used	to initialize the input	string.	 When entering
	      the string, the backspace, delete	and cursor keys	can be used to
	      correct  typing  errors.	If the input string is longer than can
	      fit in the dialog	box, the input field will be scrolled.

	      On exit, the input string	will be	printed	on dialog's output.

       --inputmenu text	height width menu-height [ tag item ] ...
	      An inputmenu box is very similar to an ordinary menu box.	 There
	      are only a few differences between them:

	      1.  The  entries are not automatically centered but left adjust-
		  ed.

	      2.  An extra button (called Rename) is  implied  to  rename  the
		  current item when it is pressed.

	      3.  It  is  possible to rename the current entry by pressing the
		  Rename button.  Then dialog will write the following on dia-
		  log's	output.

		  RENAMED <tag>	<item>

       --menu text height width	menu-height [ tag item ] ...
	      As  its  name  suggests,	a menu box is a	dialog box that	can be
	      used to present a	list of	choices	in the form of a menu for  the
	      user to choose.  Choices are displayed in	the order given.  Each
	      menu entry consists of a tag string and an item string.  The tag
	      gives  the entry a name to distinguish it	from the other entries
	      in the menu.  The	item is	a short	description of the option that
	      the  entry  represents.	The user can move between the menu en-
	      tries by pressing	the cursor keys, the first letter of  the  tag
	      as  a hot-key, or	the number keys	1-9. There are menu-height en-
	      tries displayed in the menu at one time, but the	menu  will  be
	      scrolled if there	are more entries than that.

	      On exit the tag of the chosen menu entry will be printed on dia-
	      log's output.  If	the "--help-button" option is given, the  cor-
	      responding  help	text  will  be printed if the user selects the
	      help button.

       --mixedform text	height width formheight	[ label	y x item y x flen ilen itype ] ...
	      The mixedform dialog displays a form consisting  of  labels  and
	      fields,  much  like  the	--form dialog.	It differs by adding a
	      field-type parameter to each field's description.	 Each  bit  in
	      the type denotes an attribute of the field:

	      1	   hidden, e.g., a password field.

	      2	   readonly, e.g., a label.

       --mixedgauge text height	width percent [	tag1 item1 ] ...
	      A	 mixedgauge  box displays a meter along	the bottom of the box.
	      The meter	indicates the percentage.

	      It also displays a list of the tag- and item-values at  the  top
	      of the box.  See dialog(3) for the tag values.

	      The  text	is shown as a caption between the list and meter.  The
	      percent value denotes the	initial	percentage shown in the	meter.

	      No provision is made for reading data from the standard input as
	      --gauge does.

	      On exit, no text is written to dialog's output.  The widget  ac-
	      cepts no input, so the exit status is always OK.

       --msgbox	text height width
	      A	message	box is very similar to a yes/no	box.  The only differ-
	      ence between a message box and a yes/no box is  that  a  message
	      box has only a single OK button.	You can	use this dialog	box to
	      display any message you like.  After reading  the	 message,  the
	      user  can	 press	the ENTER key so that dialog will exit and the
	      calling shell script can continue	its operation.

	      If the message is	too large for the space, dialog	may allow  you
	      to scroll	it, provided that the underlying curses	implementation
	      is capable enough.  In this case,	a percentage is	shown  in  the
	      base of the widget.

	      On  exit,	 no  text is written to	dialog's output.  Only an "OK"
	      button is	provided for input, but	an ESC exit status may be  re-
	      turned.

       --pause text height width seconds
	      A	 pause	box displays a meter along the bottom of the box.  The
	      meter indicates how many seconds remain until  the  end  of  the
	      pause.   The  pause  exits  when	timeout	is reached or the user
	      presses the OK button (status OK)	or the user presses the	CANCEL
	      button or	Esc key.

       --passwordbox text height width [init]
	      A	 password box is similar to an input box, except that the text
	      the user enters is not displayed.	 This is useful	when prompting
	      for  passwords or	other sensitive	information.  Be aware that if
	      anything is passed in "init", it will be visible in the system's
	      process table to casual snoopers.	 Also, it is very confusing to
	      the user to provide them with a  default	password  they	cannot
	      see.   For  these	 reasons,  using "init"	is highly discouraged.
	      See "--insecure" if you do not care about	your password.

	      On exit, the input string	will be	printed	on dialog's output.

       --passwordform text height width	formheight [ label y x item y x	flen ilen ] ...
	      This is identical	to --form except  that	all  text  fields  are
	      treated as password widgets rather than inputbox widgets.

       --prgbox	text command height width

       --prgbox	command	height width
	      A	prgbox is very similar to a programbox.

	      This  dialog box is used to display the output of	a command that
	      is specified as an argument to prgbox.

	      After the	command	completes, the user can	press the ENTER	key so
	      that  dialog will	exit and the calling shell script can continue
	      its operation.

	      If three parameters are given, it	displays the  text  under  the
	      title,  delineated  from the scrolling file's contents.  If only
	      two parameters are given,	this text is omitted.

       --programbox text height	width

       --programbox height width
	      A	programbox is very similar to a	progressbox.  The only differ-
	      ence  between a program box and a	progress box is	that a program
	      box displays an OK button	 (but  only  after  the	 command  com-
	      pletes).

	      This  dialog  box	 is used to display the	piped output of	a com-
	      mand.  After the command completes, the user can press the ENTER
	      key  so  that  dialog will exit and the calling shell script can
	      continue its operation.

	      If three parameters are given, it	displays the  text  under  the
	      title,  delineated  from the scrolling file's contents.  If only
	      two parameters are given,	this text is omitted.

       --progressbox text height width

       --progressbox height width
	      A	progressbox is similar to an tailbox, except that

	      a) rather	than displaying	the contents of	a file,
		 it displays the piped output of a command and

	      b) it will exit when it reaches the end of the file
		 (there	is no "OK" button).

	      If three parameters are given, it	displays the  text  under  the
	      title,  delineated  from the scrolling file's contents.  If only
	      two parameters are given,	this text is omitted.

       --radiolist text	height width list-height  [ tag	item status ] ...
	      A	radiolist box is similar to a menu box.	 The  only  difference
	      is  that	you can	indicate which entry is	currently selected, by
	      setting its status to on.

	      On exit, the tag of the selected item  is	 written  to  dialog's
	      output.

       --tailbox file height width
	      Display text from	a file in a dialog box,	as in a	"tail -f" com-
	      mand.  Scroll left/right using vi-style 'h' and 'l',  or	arrow-
	      keys.  A '0' resets the scrolling.

	      On  exit,	 no  text is written to	dialog's output.  Only an "OK"
	      button is	provided for input, but	an ESC exit status may be  re-
	      turned.

       --rangebox text height width list-height	min-value max-value default-value
	      Allow  the  user to select from a	range of values, e.g., using a
	      slider.  The dialog shows	the current value as a bar  (like  the
	      gauge  dialog).	Tabs or	arrow keys move	the cursor between the
	      buttons and the value.  When the cursor is on the	value, you can
	      edit it by:

	      left/right cursor	movement to select a digit to modify

	      +/-  characters to increment/decrement the digit by one

	      0	through	9
		   to set the digit to the given value

	      Some keys	are also recognized in all cursor positions:

	      home/end
		   set the value to its	maximum	or minimum

	      pageup/pagedown
		   increment the value so that the slider moves	by one column

       --tailboxbg file	height width
	      Display  text  from a file in a dialog box as a background task,
	      as in a "tail -f &" command.  Scroll left/right  using  vi-style
	      'h' and 'l', or arrow-keys.  A '0' resets	the scrolling.

	      Dialog  treats  the background task specially if there are other
	      widgets (--and-widget) on	the screen concurrently.  Until	 those
	      widgets  are  closed (e.g., an "OK"), dialog will	perform	all of
	      the tailboxbg widgets in the same	process, polling for  updates.
	      You may use a tab	to traverse between the	widgets	on the screen,
	      and close	them individually, e.g., by pressing ENTER.  Once  the
	      non-tailboxbg  widgets are closed, dialog	forks a	copy of	itself
	      into the background, and prints its process  id  if  the	"--no-
	      kill" option is given.

	      On  exit,	no text	is written to dialog's output.	Only an	"EXIT"
	      button is	provided for input, but	an ESC exit status may be  re-
	      turned.

	      NOTE:  Older versions of dialog forked immediately and attempted
	      to update	the screen individually.  Besides being	bad  for  per-
	      formance,	 it  was  unworkable.  Some older scripts may not work
	      properly with the	polled scheme.

       --textbox file height width
	      A	text box lets you display the contents of a text file in a di-
	      alog  box.   It is like a	simple text file viewer.  The user can
	      move through the file by using the  cursor,  page-up,  page-down
	      and HOME/END keys	available on most keyboards.  If the lines are
	      too long to be displayed in the box, the LEFT/RIGHT keys can  be
	      used  to	scroll the text	region horizontally.  You may also use
	      vi-style keys h, j, k, l in place	of the cursor keys, and	B or N
	      in  place	of the page-up and page-down keys.  Scroll up/down us-
	      ing vi-style 'k' and 'j',	or arrow-keys.	Scroll left/right  us-
	      ing  vi-style  'h'  and  'l',  or	 arrow-keys.  A	'0' resets the
	      left/right scrolling.  For more  convenience,  vi-style  forward
	      and backward searching functions are also	provided.

	      On  exit,	no text	is written to dialog's output.	Only an	"EXIT"
	      button is	provided for input, but	an ESC exit status may be  re-
	      turned.

       --timebox text height [width hour minute	second]
	      A	 dialog	 is  displayed which allows you	to select hour,	minute
	      and second.  If the values for hour, minute or second are	 miss-
	      ing  or  negative,  the  current date's corresponding values are
	      used.  You can increment or decrement any	 of  those  using  the
	      left-,  up-, right- and down-arrows.  Use	tab or backtab to move
	      between windows.

	      On exit, the result is printed in	the  form  hour:minute:second.
	      The format can be	overridden using the --time-format option.

       --treeview  text	height width list-height [ tag item status depth ] ...
	      Display data organized as	a tree.	 Each group of data contains a
	      tag, the text to display for  the	 item,	its  status  ("on"  or
	      "off") and the depth of the item in the tree.

	      Only  one	item can be selected (like the radiolist).  The	tag is
	      not displayed.

	      On exit, the tag of the selected item  is	 written  to  dialog's
	      output.

       --yesno text height width
	      A	yes/no dialog box of size height rows by width columns will be
	      displayed.  The string specified by text is displayed inside the
	      dialog  box.   If	this string is too long	to fit in one line, it
	      will be automatically divided into multiple lines	at appropriate
	      places.  The text	string can also	contain	the sub-string "\n" or
	      newline characters `\n' to  control  line	 breaking  explicitly.
	      This  dialog box is useful for asking questions that require the
	      user to answer either yes	or no.	The dialog box has a Yes  but-
	      ton  and	a  No  button, in which	the user can switch between by
	      pressing the TAB key.

	      On exit, no text is written to dialog's output.  In addition  to
	      the "Yes"	and "No" exit codes (see DIAGNOSTICS) an ESC exit sta-
	      tus may be returned.

	      The codes	used for "Yes" and "No"	match those used for "OK"  and
	      "Cancel",	internally no distinction is made.

   Obsolete Options
       --beep This was used to tell the	original cdialog that it should	make a
	      beep when	the separate processes of the tailboxbg	 widget	 would
	      repaint the screen.

       --beep-after
	      Beep  after a user has completed a widget	by pressing one	of the
	      buttons.

RUN-TIME CONFIGURATION
       1.  Create a sample configuration file by typing:

		 "dialog --create-rc <file>"

       2.  At start, dialog determines the settings to use as follows:

	   a)  if environment variable DIALOGRC	is set,	its  value  determines
	       the name	of the configuration file.

	   b)  if  the	file in	(a) is not found, use the file $HOME/.dialogrc
	       as the configuration file.

	   c)  if the file in (b) is not found,	try using  the	GLOBALRC  file
	       determined at compile-time, i.e., /etc/dialogrc.

	   d)  if the file in (c) is not found,	use compiled in	defaults.

       3.  Edit	 the  sample configuration file	and copy it to some place that
	   dialog can find, as stated in step 2	above.

KEY BINDINGS
       You can override	or add to key bindings in dialog by adding to the con-
       figuration  file.  Dialog's bindkey command maps	single keys to its in-
       ternal coding.

	      bindkey widget curses_key	dialog_key

       The widget name can be "*" (all widgets), or specific widgets  such  as
       textbox.	 Specific widget bindings override the "*" bindings.  User-de-
       fined bindings override the built-in bindings.

       The curses_key can be any of the	names  derived	from  curses.h,	 e.g.,
       "HELP" from "KEY_HELP".	Dialog also recognizes ANSI control characters
       such as "^A", "^?", as well as C1-controls such as "~A" and "~?".   Fi-
       nally, it allows	any single character to	be escaped with	a backslash.

       Dialog's	internal keycode names correspond to the DLG_KEYS_ENUM type in
       dlg_keys.h, e.g., "HELP"	from "DLGK_HELP".

   Widget Names
       Some widgets (such as the formbox) have an area	where  fields  can  be
       edited.	 Those	are managed in a subwindow of the widget, and may have
       separate	keybindings from the main widget because  the  subwindows  are
       registered using	a different name.

		     Widget	   Window name	 Subwindow Name
		     calendar	   calendar
		     checklist	   checklist
		     editbox	   editbox	 editbox2
		     form	   formbox	 formfield

		     fselect	   fselect	 fselect2
		     inputbox	   inputbox	 inputbox2
		     menu	   menubox	 menu
		     msgbox	   msgbox
		     pause	   pause
		     progressbox   progressbox
		     radiolist	   radiolist
		     tailbox	   tailbox
		     textbox	   textbox	 searchbox
		     timebox	   timebox
		     yesno	   yesno

       Some  widgets  are  actually  other widgets, using internal settings to
       modify the behavior.  Those use the same	widget name as the actual wid-
       get:

			    Widget	   Actual Widget
			    dselect	   fselect
			    infobox	   msgbox
			    inputmenu	   menu
			    mixedform	   form
			    passwordbox	   inputbox
			    passwordform   form
			    prgbox	   progressbox
			    programbox	   progressbox
			    tailboxbg	   tailbox

   Built-in Bindings
       This  manual  page  does	not list the key bindings for each widget, be-
       cause that detailed information can be obtained by running dialog.   If
       you have	set the	--trace	option,	dialog writes the key-binding informa-
       tion for	each widget as it is registered.

   Example
       Normally	dialog uses different keys for navigating between the  buttons
       and editing part	of a dialog versus navigating within the editing part.
       That is,	tab (and back-tab) traverse buttons (or	 between  buttons  and
       the  editing part), while arrow keys traverse fields within the editing
       part.  Tabs are also recognized as a special case  for  traversing  be-
       tween widgets, e.g., when using multiple	tailboxbg widgets.

       Some users may wish to use the same key for traversing within the edit-
       ing part	as for traversing between buttons.  The	form widget is written
       to  support  this sort of redefinition of the keys, by adding a special
       group in	<code>dlgk_keys.h</code>  for  "form"  (left/right/next/prev).
       Here is an example binding demonstrating	how to do this:

	      bindkey formfield	TAB  form_NEXT
	      bindkey formbox	TAB  form_NEXT
	      bindkey formfield	BTAB form_prev
	      bindkey formbox	BTAB form_prev

       That  type  of redefinition would not be	useful in other	widgets, e.g.,
       calendar, due to	the potentially	large number of	fields to traverse.

ENVIRONMENT
       DIALOGOPTS     Define this variable to apply any	of the common  options
		      to  each	widget.	  Most of the common options are reset
		      before processing	each widget.  If you set  the  options
		      in  this	environment variable, they are applied to dia-
		      log's state after	the reset.  As in the "--file" option,
		      double-quotes and	backslashes are	interpreted.

		      The  "--file"  option  is	not considered a common	option
		      (so you cannot embed it within  this  environment	 vari-
		      able).

       DIALOGRC	      Define  this variable if you want	to specify the name of
		      the configuration	file to	use.

       DIALOG_CANCEL

       DIALOG_ERROR

       DIALOG_ESC

       DIALOG_EXTRA

       DIALOG_HELP

       DIALOG_ITEM_HELP

       DIALOG_OK      Define any of these variables to change the exit code on
		      Cancel  (1), error (-1), ESC (255), Extra	(3), Help (2),
		      Help with	--item-help (2), or OK	(0).   Normally	 shell
		      scripts cannot distinguish between -1 and	255.

       DIALOG_TTY     Set  this	 variable to "1" to provide compatibility with
		      older versions of	 dialog	 which	assumed	 that  if  the
		      script  redirects	 the standard output, that the "--std-
		      out" option was given.

FILES
       $HOME/.dialogrc	   default configuration file

EXAMPLES
       The dialog sources contain several samples of how to use	the  different
       box  options  and  how  they look.  Just	take a look into the directory
       samples/	of the source.

DIAGNOSTICS
       Exit status is subject to being overridden  by  environment  variables.
       The  default  values  and  corresponding	environment variables that can
       override	them are:

       0    if the YES or OK button is pressed (DIALOG_OK).

       1    if the No or Cancel	button is pressed (DIALOG_CANCEL).

       2    if the Help	button is pressed (DIALOG_HELP),
	    except as noted below about	DIALOG_ITEM_HELP.

       3    if the Extra button	is pressed (DIALOG_EXTRA).

       4    if the Help	button is pressed,
	    and	the --item-help	option is set
	    and	the DIALOG_ITEM_HELP environment variable is set to 4.

	    While any of the exit-codes	can be	overridden  using  environment
	    variables,	this  special  case was	introduced in 2004 to simplify
	    compatibility.  Dialog uses	 DIALOG_ITEM_HELP(4)  internally,  but
	    unless  the	 environment  variable is also set, it changes that to
	    DIALOG_HELP(2) on exit.

       -1   if errors occur inside dialog (DIALOG_ERROR) or dialog  exits  be-
	    cause the ESC key (DIALOG_ESC) was pressed.

PORTABILITY
       Dialog  works  with  X/Open curses.  However, some implementations have
       deficiencies:

	  o   HPUX curses (and perhaps others) do not open the terminal	 prop-
	      erly  for	 the  newterm function.	 This interferes with dialog's
	      --input-fd option, by preventing cursor-keys and similar	escape
	      sequences	from being recognized.

	  o   NetBSD  5.1  curses  has incomplete support for wide-characters.
	      dialog will build, but not all examples display properly.

COMPATIBILITY
       You may want to write scripts which run with other dialog "clones".

   ORIGINAL DIALOG
       First, there is the "original" dialog program to	consider (versions 0.3
       to 0.9).	 It had	some misspelled	(or inconsistent) options.  The	dialog
       program maps those deprecated options to	the preferred ones.  They  in-
       clude:

	      Option	     Treatment
	      ---------------------------------
	      --beep-after   ignored
	      --guage	     mapped to --gauge

   XDIALOG
       Technically,  "Xdialog",	 this is an X application.  With some care, it
       is possible to write useful scripts that	work with both Xdialog and di-
       alog.

       The  dialog program ignores these options which are recognized by Xdia-
       log:

	      Option		 Treatment
	      -----------------------------------------------
	      --allow-close	 ignored
	      --auto-placement	 ignored
	      --fixed-font	 ignored
	      --icon		 ignored
	      --keep-colors	 ignored
	      --no-close	 ignored
	      --no-cr-wrap	 ignored
	      --screen-center	 ignored
	      --separator	 mapped	to --separate-output
	      --smooth		 ignored
	      --under-mouse	 ignored
	      --wmclass		 ignored

       Xdialog's manpage has a section discussing its compatibility with  dia-
       log.   There  are some differences not shown in the manpage.  For exam-
       ple, the	html documentation states

	      Note:  former  Xdialog  releases	used  the  "0 (line feed) as a
	      results	separator   for	 the  checklist	 widget; this has been
	      changed  to  "/"	in  Xdialog v1.5.0 so to  make	it  compatible
	      with  (c)dialog.	In  your  old scripts using the	Xdialog	check-
	      list, you	will  then  have  to  add  the	--separate-output  op-
	      tion before the --checklist one.

       Dialog  has  not	 used a	different separator; the difference was	likely
       due to confusion	regarding some script.

   WHIPTAIL
       Then there is whiptail.	For practical purposes,	it  is	maintained  by
       Debian (very little work	is done	by its upstream	developers).  Its doc-
       umentation (README.whiptail) claims

	      whiptail(1) is a lightweight replacement for dialog(1),
	      to provide dialog	boxes for shell	scripts.
	      It is built on the
	      newt windowing library rather than the ncurses library, allowing
	      it to be smaller in embedded enviroments such as installers,
	      rescue disks, etc.

	      whiptail is designed to be drop-in compatible with dialog, but
	      has less features: some dialog boxes are not implemented,	such
	      as tailbox, timebox, calendarbox,	etc.

       Comparing actual	sizes (Debian testing, 2007/1/10): The total of	 sizes
       for  whiptail, the newt,	popt and slang libraries is 757kb.  The	compa-
       rable number for	dialog (counting ncurses)  is  520kb.	Disregard  the
       first paragraph.

       The  second  paragraph is misleading, since whiptail also does not work
       for common options of dialog, such as the gauge box.  whiptail is  less
       compatible  with	dialog than the	original mid-1990s dialog 0.4 program.

       whiptail's manpage borrows features from	dialog,	e.g., but oddly	 cites
       only  dialog  versions up to 0.4	(1994) as a source.  That is, its man-
       page refers to features which were borrowed from	more  recent  versions
       of dialog, e.g.,

       o   --gauge (from 0.5)

       o   --passwordbox (from Debian changes in 1999),

       o   --default-item (from	dialog 2000/02/22),

       o   --output-fd (from dialog 2002/08/14).

       Somewhat	 humorously,  one may note that	the popt feature (undocumented
       in its manpage) of using	a "--" as an escape was	documented in dialog's
       manpage	about  a  year	before it was mentioned	in whiptail's manpage.
       whiptail's manpage incorrectly attributes that to getopt	(and is	 inac-
       curate anyway).

       Debian uses whiptail for	the official dialog variation.

       The  dialog  program ignores or maps these options which	are recognized
       by whiptail:

	      Option		Treatment
	      -------------------------------------------
	      --cancel-button	mapped to --cancel-label
	      --fb		ignored
	      --fullbutton	ignored
	      --no-button	mapped to --no-label
	      --nocancel	mapped to --no-cancel
	      --noitem		mapped to --no-items
	      --notags		mapped to --no-tags
	      --ok-button	mapped to --ok-label
	      --scrolltext	mapped to --scrollbar
	      --topleft		mapped to --begin 0 0
	      --yes-button	mapped to --yes-label

       There are visual	differences which are not  addressed  by  command-line
       options:

       o   dialog  centers  lists  within the window.  whiptail	typically puts
	   lists against the left margin.

       o   whiptail uses angle brackets	("<" and  ">")	for  marking  buttons.
	   dialog uses square brackets.

       o   whiptail  marks the limits of subtitles with	vertical bars.	dialog
	   does	not mark the limits.

       o   whiptail attempts to	mark the top/bottom cells of a scrollbar  with
	   up/down  arrows.  When it cannot do this, it	fills those cells with
	   the background color	of the scrollbar and confusing the user.  dia-
	   log uses the	entire scrollbar space,	thereby	getting	better resolu-
	   tion.

BUGS
       Perhaps.

AUTHOR
       Thomas E. Dickey	(updates for 0.9b and beyond)

CONTRIBUTORS
       Kiran Cherupally	- the mixed form and mixed gauge widgets.

       Tobias C. Rittweiler

       Valery Reznic - the form	and progressbox	widgets.

       Yura Kalinichenko adapted the gauge widget as "pause".

       This is a rewrite (except as needed to provide  compatibility)  of  the
       earlier version of dialog 0.9a, which lists as authors:

       o   Savio Lam - version 0.3, "dialog"

       o   Stuart Herbert - patch for version 0.4

       o   Marc	Ewing -	the gauge widget.

       o   Pasquale De Marco "Pako" - version 0.9a, "cdialog"

$Date: 2013/09/02 17:38:36 $					     DIALOG(1)

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