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  1. blocks all other workflow in the program until the modal window is closed

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  2. In user interface design, a modal window is a child window which requires the user to interact with it before they can return to operating the parent application, thus preventing the workflow on the application main window

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  3. windows are commonly used in GUI systems to command user awareness and to display emergency states

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  4. windows are often called modal dialogs because the window is often used to display a dialog box

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  5. In the web (as the example image illustrates), they are often used to show images in detail

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
  6. windows are more common in the Microsoft Windows world, where modal windows frequently are an element of Multiple Document Interface applications, than in that of Mac OS, Unix-derivates, and the X Window System

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 30, 2008
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