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WINDOW. An opening made in the wall of a house to admit light and air, and to enable those who are in to look out.
     2. The owner has a right to make as many windows in his house when not built on the line of his property as he may deem proper, although by so doing be may destroy the privacy of his neighbors. Bac. Ab. Actions in general, B.
     3. In cities and towns it is evident that the owner of a house cannot open windows in the partition wall without the consent of the owner of the adjoining property, unless he possesses the right of having ancient lights. (q.v.) The opening of such windows and destroying the privacy of the adjoining property, is not, however, actionable; the remedy against such encroachment is by obstructing them, without encroaching upon the rights of the party who opened them, so as to prevent a right from being acquired by twenty years use. 3 Camp. 82.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Doing this will bring up the Replace Values dialog box. Leave the Value To Find box empty and enter null in the Replace With box, then click OK to close the dialog box, and automatically enter the word null in each blank cell.
To record the level of precision (the level of rounding), click on the "Numeric Units" button located in the lower left-hand corner of the dialog box, and then double-click on "Simple Units."
With the Insert Menu Item dialog box showing, select View > Actual Pixels.
Click on the Chart menu at the top of the window and select "Chart Options." We will format several aspects of the graph using the "Chart Options" dialog box. First, select the "Titles" tab.
The CREATE SHORTCUT dialog box should show a highlighted line of text similar to the following (I chose Netscape as my browser program):
This can be a demanding, but not a daunting task, if one exercises proper care and pays close attention to details, including the instructions on the application's related dialog box.
Children simply click the button and a dialog box appears, listing the different types of graphic files available.
Click the Help button in any dialog box for instant documentation.
In fact, 85 percent of the functionality available at any given point in the solution is available within three mouse clicks and the furthest path down a dialog box to complete any required action is only five mouse clicks.
"A dialog box opened and asked if I wanted XXX links put on my desktop.
Each dialog box has been completely redesigned, and many new features have been added in order to simplify operations.
A user selects File on Word's menu bar, then selects New, and clicks on the tab in the resulting dialog box (labeled Web Pages).