Progress Indicator

Version 2


    Web Viewer


    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .72 megabytes


    Users are frequently confused by FileMaker's progress icon and coffee cup when long scripts are running. So much so that they may force-quit the database and cause data integrity problems. In previous versions of FileMaker it was cumbersome to build a progress indicator in the middle of your script to let the user know how long a script was going to run. With the use of the data viewer in FileMaker 9 you can make a dynamic progress indicator that matches a modern operating system's user interface and does not require any complicated overhead.




    Sample Input

    Sample Output

    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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