Animated gif editor

Scott Rossi scott at
Fri Jan 18 14:30:11 EST 2013

Bob's technique actually works well on Windows because stacks without
titlebars don't show up in the task bar.


Scott Rossi
Creative Director
Tactile Media, UX Design

On 1/18/13 11:20 AM, "Peter Haworth" <pete at> wrote:

>I need Windows as well as Mac.  Also, doesn't the Mac menu bar for the
>standalone show up?
>lcSQL Software <>
>On Fri, Jan 18, 2013 at 10:57 AM, Robert Sneidar <slylabs13 at> wrote:
>> If you only want it for a progress dialog, I built a standalone with an
>> animated gif, and some commands and functions to respond to Applescript
>> commands. With these I was able to show, hide, launch, quit, set the
>> message and resize the dialog. The stack window was set to be a system
>> window, so it floated above everything else. It really works a peach!
>> little delay in launching, so you could launch and quit each time you
>> needed it. Only thing is, it shows up in the dock! It would be nice if
>> there were some kind of option to prevent a standalone from appearing in
>> the dock.
>> I never attempted to get it to function similarly in Windows, as I do
>> know how to make a Windows app capable of responding to external
>> Bob
>> On Jan 18, 2013, at 10:06 AM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>> > And I was just about to download them!
>> >
>> > I know this topic comes up from time to time but is there any
>> > that LC will ever support animated gifs during blocking operations?
>> >
>> > Pete
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