Doing a Progress Bar

Edwin Gore edgore at shinra.com
Sat Apr 19 17:18:00 CDT 2003


I am dumb. Thanks, that should fix everythign right up.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Yves COPPE" <yvescoppe at skynet.be>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Saturday, April 19, 2003 2:14 PM
Subject: Re: Doing a Progress Bar


> Hello,
>
> >  > 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.
> >  > >
>
>
> You may refer to a card without having to go to.
> f. ex.
> repeat with x = 1 to the number of cds
>     put myData into fld "myfldName" of cd x
>
>
> and having the palette or the modal DLOG of the progress bar above.
>
>
> it should work
> I make my progress bar on this way
> --
> Greetings.
>
> Yves COPPE
>
> Email : yvescoppe at skynet.be
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