Progress Indicator

Version 2

     

    Web Viewer

     

    Compatibility
    Creator
    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .72 megabytes
    http://www.formulationspro.com

    Description

    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.

     


    Code

     

    Sample Input

    Sample Output


    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.

     


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