Pop-Up Display/Control Dialog Box
A display or control that appears on a computer screen to allow increased access to a control item. An auxiliary display of data, a message, or a supplemental operational request, either as a result of a command given to a control system by an operator, or a system alarm notification.
Source: API SPEC 16D, Specification for Control Systems for Drilling Well Control Equipment and Control Systems for Diverter Equipment, Upstream Segment, Second Edition, July 2004. Global Standards