Progress bars

J. Landman Gay jacque at hyperactivesw.com
Sat Mar 12 23:54:15 CST 2005


On 3/12/05 11:37 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> In general, when a progress bar is displayed for an activity comprised 
> of an unknown number of steps, the OS uses a different appearance for 
> the scrollbar to indicate that. On Mac OS, for example, it uses what 
> they call a "barber poll" effect.
> 
> Rev doesn't currently have this built in so I just filed a request for 
> it, to allow a new token of "unknown" to be used for the endValue of a 
> scrollbar of style "progress" to indicate that it should use the OS' 
> method of drawing a progress bar of an unknown number of steps:
> <http://support.runrev.com/bugdatabase/show_bug.cgi?id=2691>
> 

That would be handy. Until that happens though, we can use one the five 
built-in barber pole animated icons. Just assign one of them to a button.

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