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Subject: RE: SQL Progress Bar
Thread ID: 209120 Message ID: 209427 # Views: 3 # Ratings: 0
Version: Visual FoxPro 6 Category: Databases, Tables and SQL Server
Date: Sunday, December 28, 2008 4:35:06 PM         
   


> > Samir,
> > of course you are correct, but I tend to believe this is indeed tricky and a maluse of the progressbar. You are not showing any progress, you are using the progress bar to show the system is busy.
> > Maybe it is better to show the avi or gif which has a progressbar-like moving from right to left and back and forth.
> > That's why I advised in the first place just to use the hourglass icon, but there are 1000's of other avi's / gif's around to show "buzzy". The progressbar is a sofisticated thing to indicate the enduser howlong it will still take to accomplish the given task.
> > Best regards,
> > Koen
>
> and of course I agree with you ;)
>
> GIF file is much better in cases that you cannot get the END point of the progress
>
> Samir R. Ibrahim
> Good things Take time, Great things happend all at once. My WebLog My Website: www.cdcity.org

It would be clearer to say gif file is better when you cannot get intermediate steps of the process. The END point in this example is either a connection or a failure to connect.

Mike Yearwood
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SQL Progress Bar Posted by subhankar pandey @ 12/24/2008 12:01:14 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/24/2008 2:26:39 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by mk sharma @ 12/30/2008 4:25:19 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/30/2008 4:38:20 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by mk sharma @ 12/30/2008 4:40:37 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Koen Piller @ 1/2/2009 10:27:09 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Anil Sharma @ 12/25/2008 6:51:02 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/25/2008 9:34:55 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Anil Sharma @ 12/25/2008 10:37:53 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/25/2008 12:35:20 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Om Rajan @ 12/25/2008 12:48:16 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/25/2008 2:11:31 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Om Rajan @ 12/25/2008 7:09:49 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Mike Yearwood @ 12/28/2008 4:32:56 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Samir Ibrahim @ 12/25/2008 8:42:54 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Koen Piller @ 12/26/2008 8:58:46 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Samir Ibrahim @ 12/26/2008 9:46:11 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Mike Yearwood @ 12/28/2008 4:35:06 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Samir Ibrahim @ 12/29/2008 12:42:40 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Mike Yearwood @ 12/29/2008 7:51:01 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Samir Ibrahim @ 12/30/2008 10:39:16 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by subhankar pandey @ 12/26/2008 10:55:35 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Anil Sharma @ 12/26/2008 11:09:52 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by subhankar pandey @ 12/27/2008 5:55:11 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Anil Sharma @ 12/27/2008 7:05:36 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by mk sharma @ 12/30/2008 4:22:36 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Anil Sharma @ 1/2/2009 8:03:43 AM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by Mike Yearwood @ 12/30/2008 7:45:19 PM
RE: SQL Progress Bar Posted by subhankar pandey @ 1/7/2009 1:14:26 PM