Gif issues

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Thu Nov 11 16:39:16 EST 2010

Try putting the call to sqlYoga into a command or function and then calling it in time eg:

send connectNow to this stack in 10 milliseconds

Not sure if that will work but give it a try. 


On Nov 11, 2010, at 1:27 PM, Andrew Kluthe wrote:

> Hey there,
> I was following the beachball cursor post and decided to add a spinning
> daisy gif to my splash screen to compliment the status log that lets the
> user know what stage of initialization the program is in.
> My splash screen presents a login and upon authenticating the actual splash
> comes up, checks for updates, then connects to a database using SQLYoga. I
> had made 2 handlers, one for starting and showing the gif, and one for
> stopping, hiding and resetting the gif's state. 
> Everything works as it should until SQLYoga actual goes to connect to the
> database. At this point the gif animation freezes until the connection is
> successfully made. The rest of the processes for initialization are
> lightning fast so primarily the gif is for the wait on the connection to the
> db. 
> Does anyone have any recommendations on how I could get the gif to play or
> emulate the gif frame by frame (familiar with the process the frame by frame
> loop entails, but wouldn't this also be blocked by the SQLYoga db_connect
> call? 
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