A rectangular portion of the display on a computer monitor screen that presents its contents (e.g., the contents of a directory, a text file or an image) seemingly independent of the rest of the screen.
Thumbnails . A small representation of the content will appear with the format of the image, such as jpg., jpeg., bmp., gif., etc.
Filmstrip . This view is only available for images. On the bottom part a strip will appear with the images in thumbnail format and on the top we will see a larger representation of the image selected on the bottom.
A box on your screen that lets you communicate with your computer.
Enter information, set options or give commands to your computer.
Parts of a Dialog Box Item Description 1. List Box Make a choice from the scrollable list. 2. Spin Box Click up and down arrows to the right of the box until the number you want appears. 3. Slide Box Drag the slider bar to make a selection. 4. Drop-Down List Box Make a choice from the list that appears when you click the down arrow next to the box.
Parts of a Dialog Box Item Description 5. Option or Radio Button Select one of several choices (only one at a time) 6. Check Box You turn a feature on or off. You can select more than one choices. 7. Text Box Click inside and type the desired information. 8. Tabs Used to group identical settings on a specific window. 9. Command Button Execute an action.
Click with the right mouse button somewhere that has no icons on the desktop and select the option Properties from the shortcut menu that is displayed. The Display properties window will appear where we can change the configuration parameters.
Click on the tab labeled Desktop and choose a new background or wallpaper from the list that appears at the bottom left corner.
Once the background has been selected you can choose how it will appear by clicking on Position:
Centered: the image will appear in the center of the screen with its real size. Tile : the image will appear with as many images as necessary to fill the screen. Strech: the image will appear once taking up the entire screen.