Why is Put not Putting?

Ian Wood revlist at azurevision.co.uk
Mon Aug 17 11:56:45 EDT 2009


On 17 Aug 2009, at 16:53, Gregory Lypny wrote:

> I use the simple handler below to process large amounts of text.   
> Because it can take anywhere from a couple of seconds to ten minutes  
> to run, I like to know that something is happening, so I put the  
> very first statement in the handler, "Preparing for search..." which  
> is supposed to appear in field "Info 1" to let me know that the  
> thing has started.  The trouble is, that little progress message  
> never appears,

Try adding a 'wait 10 milliseconds with messages' line after setting  
the text of the field - this should force Rev to update the screen  
part way through the handler.

Ian



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