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Re: Progess bar in Mathematica

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  • Subject: [mg79961] Re: Progess bar in Mathematica
  • From: Albert <awnl at>
  • Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 05:31:31 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <f9c08h$5n9$>


> Is it possible to generate a kind of progess indicator in Mathematica?
> I could use Print[] but this scrolls the screen.
> Im looking for something like 
>     Application.StatusBar = "Please be patient..."
> in Visual Basic for Applications for Excel.
> Any hints are greatly appreciated.
> Regards,
> Wolfgang

The following is for version 6:

There is the Option WindowStatusArea for Notebooks, which you can use in 
many ways, among them as in the following code:

  WindowStatusArea -> "Please be patient..."]

On the other hand, you might want to look at the documentation for


which looks like it could be made exactly for what you are trying to do...



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