screen capture software/animated gifs

Peter Haworth pete at
Sun Jan 20 22:00:28 EST 2013

Hi Jacque,
Are you saying you didn't need to insert any waits or send in times for the
gif to animate?  If so, I'm confused because the gif I'm using didn't
animate at all unless I gave up some cpu time with a wait.

I'm not managing frame counts or frame rates in any way though.

lcSQL Software <>

On Sun, Jan 20, 2013 at 10:19 AM, J. Landman Gay
<jacque at>wrote:

> On 1/20/13 11:20 AM, Peter Haworth wrote:
>  The animated gif is shown while the stack is going through a search
>> process
>> that can last a few seconds.  I think I'm using a pretty standard method
>> to
>> give it time to animate, which is to issue a wait statement at regular
>> intervals.  Without the wait, it never animates.
> That's sort of odd. I'm using an animated gif as a custom "busy" indicator
> in a similar way, it's shown while a longer activity is happening. I just
> imported it and set it to loop, then set its visible to false. When I want
> an indicator I set it to visible, when the activity is finished I hide it
> again. I don't need to manage the framerate or anything else. It just works.
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