Doing a Progress Bar

Ken Norris pixelbird at
Sun Apr 20 00:12:01 EDT 2003

> From: "Edwin Gore" <edgore at>
> To: <use-revolution at>
> Subject: Doing a Progress Bar
> Date: Sat, 19 Apr 2003 12:59:30 -0600
> Reply-To: use-revolution at
> Has anyone found a good way of doing a progress bar? When I am importing
> stuff from a tab-delimited file, I would like to have a modal dialog up with
> a progress bar, showing, well, the progress of the operation.
> Making the bar is no problem - the problem I am having is that I don't want
> the user to see all of the moving between cards and importing of data that
> is going on. I want them to see the main window remain the same and the
> progress bar upadte in the modal window over it.
Since you don't want the user to see any action, why don't you just take a
screenshot of the window, show it on the top layer with your progress bar.
Then have your actions going on in the background as Yves says.

Ken N.

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