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Difference between RadDesktopAlert and RadAlert

In some cases you might get confused which control you need to use - RadDesktopAlert or RadAlert.

RadAlert (Figure 1) is a modal dialog window that gets visualized during user interaction with the interface. It prevents the user from accessing the rest of the program's interface until it gets closed - the UI behind RadAlert becomes inactive.

Figure 1: Alert
Rad Desktop Alert Differences between RadDesktopAlert and RadAlert 01

If you need to display a notification for a short period of time RadDesktopAlert (Figure 2) is what you need. It is displayed as a small notification window on a predetermined location and gets automatically closed after the elapsing of specific duration.

Figure 2: DesktopAlert
Rad Desktop Alert Differences between RadDesktopAlert and RadAlert 01

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