Doing a Progress Bar

Scott Rossi scott at
Sun Apr 20 00:27:01 EDT 2003

Recently, Edwin Gore wrote:

> 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?

I believe locking screen affects only the default stack, not all stacks.
You should be able to lock your target stack and run your updates while
showing progress in the modal stack.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director

Tactile Media, Multimedia & Design
Email: scott at

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