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facing isue with wait method in java

Ramesh Sengani
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Joined: Nov 23, 2011
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I am working in site where i have search options.

I want that when user will click on search button, search should take minimum 5 seconds or more then that. In that period i want to show progressbar with advertisement.
Alexander Kober
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Joined: Aug 05, 2011
Posts: 32

You're looking in the wrong place.

The wait method is used to synchronize threads, not to delay a user interface update. What you want to do would look more like this:

This example does not consider threading. If this were done in swing, for instance, you'd want to run the entire method on a worker and dispatch showAdvertisement() and hideAdvertisement() on the EDT, but i guess this is going too much into detail.
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