Independent Progress Bar

Bob Sneidar bobs at twft.com
Wed Dec 14 14:44:48 EST 2011


Ohhh you are right. Well my Standalone idea works a peach, if you can stand having a user see another app launch with only one menu, then disappear without knowing why. I could make it more robust if I knew how to pass information to a standalone created in Livecode. I think there are some lessons on that. Time to read up a bit. 

Bob


On Dec 14, 2011, at 11:25 AM, stephen barncard wrote:

> I think the animated gifs will stall while certain operations are happening.
> 
> On 14 December 2011 11:06, René Micout <rene.micout at numericable.com> wrote:
> 
>> It is better than Spinner Store
>> :-(
>> 
>> 
>> Le 14 déc. 2011 à 20:05, René Micout a écrit :
>> 
>>> I have test it !
>>> Choose a gif spinner
>>> Generate it
>>> Download it
>>> Import it as control in LiveCode
>>> And hide/show it
>>> I think it is great...
>>> 
>>> Le 14 déc. 2011 à 20:01, René Micout a écrit :
>>> 
>>>> Hello Bob,
>>>> You can use a gif, see here :
>>>> 
>>>> http://www.ajaxload.info/
>>>> 
>>>> René
>>>> 
>>>> Le 14 déc. 2011 à 19:15, Bob Sneidar a écrit :
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi all. I know this has been discussed in length in the past, but I
>> cannot remember what the conclusion was. Does anyone have/know about an
>> independent progress bar/wheel that can be used with Livecode, that will
>> function independently even when Livecode is running a script? I know I
>> could kludge it myself if I had control over the scripts I am running, but
>> I do not.
>>>>> 
>>>>> One script is Trevor's sqlYoga which is locked, and also I am opening
>> an SQL database remotely, and it takes a few seconds sometimes to have that
>> return control. What is needed is an addon dialog created in some version
>> of C that we can call on to display a progress bar/spinner, but I am not
>> sure if anyone has made such a thing.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Seems like a really good addition to Livecode, but I don't think we
>> are going to see something like that soon.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Bob
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