Cute Hypercard busy cursor
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Mon Jun 2 10:50:06 CDT 2008
Apple wants you to use some kind of progress indicator, rather than a
busy cursor or beach ball. There are also indeterminate progress
You can use the send command to use your own cursor, but I think you
need to lock the cursor.
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On 1 jun 2008, at 12:27, David Bovill wrote:
> Any way to get a modern looking beach ball rather than a spinning
> black an
> white pie chart - much as I love it :)
> My only thought is to create a "send message in ticks" loop that set
> cursor to a series of graphics - bit puzzled why this has not been
> updated -
> or am I missing something? For instance what are the GUI
> from Apple - the beachball is generally feared and loathed due to
> the fact
> it means usually something has frozen - while the grey spinning
> while not a cursor is less worrying to the user.
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