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Posted 20 Feb 2005

An example of a non progress bar

, 20 Feb 2005
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This shows how to use a "working" progress bar like Windows XP does.

Sample Image - nonprogressbar.jpg


Have you ever wanted to show a working indicator but you can't determinate when you have finished? Well, Windows XP uses a control similar to a Progress, but with an animation instead. Here is the code.

The GSControls.h file

To use this control in your application, you have to include this the file "GSControls.h" and before trying to create the window, call InitializeGSControls to register the class.

To create a control's window you can use the NonProgressBar_Create macro or explicitly call the function CreateWindow, using NONPROGRESS_CLASS for the window class.

The control is very easy to use and I tried to make it most similar to the Common Controls, in Win32, so I think that's all. Checkout the file.


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GeneralVery good Pin
xluo8-Jan-10 14:34
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GeneralWell done! Pin
Sergey Podobriy27-Nov-09 2:03
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QuestionHow to do this? Pin
trifi20-Nov-06 23:47
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AnswerRe: How to do this? Pin
GMazzo6522-Nov-06 12:45
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GeneralMissing include file Pin
Giulio20002-Nov-06 3:27
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GeneralRe: Missing include file Pin
GMazzo653-Nov-06 12:58
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GeneralNice job Pin
zilog71829-Oct-06 21:01
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GeneralPerfect! Pin
Mike D.31-Jan-06 13:42
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