Independent Progress Bar

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Wed Dec 14 18:03:08 CST 2011


If its apple only, can you use "send to program" to control your twirly
stack? No mac here anymore so can't try it.

On Wed, Dec 14, 2011 at 4:57 PM, stephen barncard <
stephenREVOLUTION2 at barncard.com> wrote:

> 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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> > >
> > > Stephen Barncard
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> > >
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