I'm using YAD to create a Yes or No dialog box in a bash script:

yad --image "dialog-question" --title "Alert" --button=gtk-yes:0 --button=gtk-no:1 --text "Are you sure you want to do this?"

If I click "No" to the question I want the bash script to terminate. If I click "Yes" I want the rest of the operations in the bash script to execute.

What code should I add to accomplish this?


Here a full working example :

if yad \
    --image "dialog-question" \
    --title "Alert" \
    --button=gtk-yes:0 \
    --button=gtk-no:1 \
    --text "Are you sure you want to do this?"
    exit 1
  • Do I replace "do the rest" with the others commands I want to execute were I to click "Yes"? – user8547 Nov 12 '14 at 18:02
  • Duh, sure user8547 ! – Gilles Quenot Nov 12 '14 at 18:03
  • I tested it and it worked. – user8547 Nov 12 '14 at 18:07
  • Are you surprised ? =) – Gilles Quenot Nov 12 '14 at 18:08
  • I'm too busy being sexy to be surprised. – user8547 Nov 12 '14 at 18:08

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