Independent Progress Bar

stephen barncard stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com
Wed Dec 14 18:57:08 EST 2011


one way to achieve multi-tasking.   Actually brilliant. What is the size of
that little sucker?

On 14 December 2011 15:49, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:

> Well some may have missed it, but I was saying that I created a
> standalone, and all it does is display a window that has no title bar, with
> a message and a spinning gif. I use it when I am opening an app that uses
> SQL to give the user something to look at while the connection is made and
> everything is set up. Someone who is adventurous and good at setting up
> communication between two Livecode apps could easily find a way to change
> the message and set the location you want it to show up in, among other
> things, making it a cheap but effective little "Wait..." dialog.
>
> I launch it by putting together a simple Applescript command in my startup
> stack that tells the :Spinner" application to activate. When I am done with
> it, I tell the app to quit. It's actually kind of nice, except that of
> course, it's an app, and they can be quit or hidden. Since the typical time
> I need to wait is only a few seconds, it's not a problem.
>
> If I was any good at making a Livecode external, I would try, but alas, I
> know nothing of C.
>
> Bob
>
>
> On Dec 14, 2011, at 2:59 PM, stephen barncard wrote:
>
> > I would use them if they worked.   These would be awesome little
> indicator
> > packages, if we don't overuse it like blinking in old web sites. Browsers
> > seem to do this with little cpu load.
> > Remember Imageready?
> >
> > On 14 December 2011 13:05, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Voted for it. Not too many people seem to be using this system though.
> >>
> >> Bob
> >>
> >> On Dec 14, 2011, at 12:48 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> >>
> >>> FWIW:
> >>>
> >>> Asynchronous GIF playback
> >>> <http://quality.runrev.com/show_bug.cgi?id=7600>
> >>>
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