Show native alert dialogs on Windows, OSX and Linux with Node.js.
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Latest commit 214a67b Aug 8, 2017 @tomas tomas 0.3.1


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


var dialog = require('dialog');'Hello there');


To show an error dialog:

dialog.err(msg, title, callback);

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

// example, setting title'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".


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


(c) 2012 Fork Ltd. MIT license.