Monitoring and Indicating Progress

  • Robert A. Gibson
Chapter

Abstract

As you’ve no doubt seen, many graphical applications include a progress indicator of some sort to convey how quickly something is happening. I don’t know about you, but I tend to be somewhat impatient, so I find these progress bars very helpful. I hate it when a program just sits there—is it still working, has it hung, who knows? This chapter covers some different ways to measure progress and communicate it to your users.

Keywords

Message Text Graphical Application Event Handler Start Button Cancellation Event 
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Copyright information

© Robert A. Gibson 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert A. Gibson
    • 1
  1. 1.CAUnited States

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