Doing a Progress Bar

Edwin Gore edgore at shinra.com
Sat Apr 19 15:15:01 CDT 2003


That was going to be my fall back if I couldn't do it any other way. It just
looks weird to have the document window disappear, at least to me.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard Gaskin" <ambassador at fourthworld.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2003 1:06 PM
Subject: Re: Doing a Progress Bar


> Edwin Gore wrote:
>
> > Has anyone found a good way of doing a progress bar? When I am importing
> > stuff from a tab-delimited file, I would like to have a modal dialog up
with
> > a progress bar, showing, well, the progress of the operation.
> >
> > Making the bar is no problem - the problem I am having is that I don't
want
> > the user to see all of the moving between cards and importing of data
that
> > is going on. I want them to see the main window remain the same and the
> > progress bar upadte in the modal window over it.
> >
> > Since lock screen locks everything up, I haven't been able to find an
> > elegant way of doing this. My first effort brute force solution - save
the
> > current card in the main window, lock the screen, do some stuff, push
the
> > current card I am working on, go to the saved card, update the progress
bar,
> > lock the screen, pop the card I was working on, reapet until done -
works,
> > but it's very, very slow.
> >
> > Anyone have any better solutions?
>
> Why not just hide the man window and present a modeless progress window?
>
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>  Richard Gaskin
>  Fourth World Media Corporation
>  Developer of WebMerge 2.2: Publish any database on any site
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