Progress bar with lock?

charles61 cszasz at
Fri Oct 22 10:51:23 EDT 2010


Thanks for this suggestion! I will give it a try.

Charles Szasz
cszasz at

On Oct 22, 2010, at 3:26 AM, FlexibleLearning-2 [via Runtime Revolution] wrote:

> Hi Charles, 
> According to the Scripter's Scrapbook: 
> "A useful tip for displaying a modal that will not block, for example, a 
> progress indicator. 
> The secret to having a modal dialog that you can update is this: 
>  go invisible stack "MyModal" as modal 
>  set visible of me to true 
> By opening the stack as invisible your scripts won't halt but you will 
> display a modal dialog." 
> Hugh Senior 
> FLCo 
> Charles wrote: 
> I have an app that I am working on that takes a few seconds to clear fields, 
> reset radio buttons and checkboxes before it goes to the second card. During 
> this time, the screen is locked. I wanted to show a progress bar during this 
> process is going on. Is there anyway to show a progress bar while the screen 
> is locked? Is there a way to fake a progress bar while the screen is locked? 
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