Progress Bar using the Web Viewer

Version 2


    Web Viewer


    Mac OS X, Windows
    Todd Duell
    FMP 9, 10, 11
    Formulations Pro
    Web: No
    File Type: FP7
    Server: Yes
    FileSize: ~ .67 megabytes


    The technique of providing your users with visual feedback during a script with a progress bar has been around for a long time. The problem with most techniques is that they either use a calculation field or an animated gif image with the web viewer. This means that you need a few extra steps to create a progress bar and it may not be portable to any layout in any solution. This technique will show you how to use the web viewer to create a dynamic progress bar that does not require any calculation fields or animated gif images that can be copy/pasted onto any layout and it will work without any additional effort.




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    Developer's Notes

    See sample file for full demo and technical article.


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