alerts

william humphrey bill at bluewatermaritime.com
Mon Nov 8 09:51:11 EST 2010


Except it should have a progress bar.

On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 8:47 AM, Peter Brigham MD <pmbrig at gmail.com> wrote:

> Here's the way I do it. I show a small display stack, the idea is just that
> it's a billboard to tell the user that the saving is occurring. It closes
> after the save is done.
>
> on doSave
>   modeless stack "savingAlert"
>   wait 10 millisecs
>   save stack "pdData"
>   set the lastSaved of stack "pdData" to the seconds
>   close stack "savingAlert"
>   go stack "pdData"
> end doSave
>
> -- Peter
>
> Peter M. Brigham
> pmbrig at gmail.com
> http://home.comcast.net/~pmbrig
>
>
>
>
> On Nov 8, 2010, at 1:24 AM, Mark Smith wrote:
>
>
>> Hi Craig,
>>
>> Forget the part about not knowing when a save is done... I'm a little
>> tired
>> at the moment but did figure it out.
>>
>> I have code that says:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>  save this stack
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> Pretty simple. But there is no visible indication to the user in my stack
>> that anything happened. So what I want to do is:
>>
>> on mouseUp
>>  -- show a dialog saying we're saving now... (sort of like what runrev
>> itself does when you do cmd-S)
>>  save this stack
>>  -- dismiss the dialog
>> end mouseUp
>>
>> BUT, the only dialogs I have found in runrev are ask or answer, both of
>> which require the user to dismiss them. How do you do an information only
>> dialog (or is it an alert?) that does not require user intervention?
>>
>> PS which reminds me, is there anyway to see how the IDE itself was
>> implemented? (i'd go look at the code for the IDE's save command). I've
>> heard or read that it is possible to do that but haven;t discovered how.
>>
>> Thanks again,
>>
>> -- Mark
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