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Replacement for busy cursor

Barry Brashear
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Joined: Jun 05, 2001
Posts: 303
Does anyone know of a better means of imforming the user that something is
taking place behind the scenes without using the busy cursor? This is to
allow to user to undertake another task without waiting for the first to

Stuart Gray
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Joined: Apr 21, 2005
Posts: 410
You could use some kind of animated icon in the window where the process is taking place (like in most web browsers when they are downloading a page).

You could also use a progress bar of some description.
Consider Paul's rocket mass heater.
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