bill at bluewatermaritime.com
Sun Mar 13 08:49:18 CST 2005
So I can try to find some result that is sent after the stack loads and the
database query is finished and do something like:
1. On open database stack show animated barber pole icon
2. When database query finished hide barber pole icon
It really would be better if there was a progress bar but at least the
barber pole icon would let the user know that there wasn't a crash.
Should I vote for:
On 3/13/05 1:54 AM, "J. Landman Gay" <jacque at hyperactivesw.com> wrote:
> 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:
> 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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