Services & Resources / Wolfram Forums / MathGroup Archive
-----

MathGroup Archive 2007

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: ProgressIndicator Questions

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg82236] Re: [mg82213] ProgressIndicator Questions
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 16 Oct 2007 03:20:53 -0400 (EDT)
  • Organization: Mathematics & Statistics, Univ. of Mass./Amherst
  • References: <200710150522.BAA00150@smc.vnet.net>
  • Reply-to: murray at math.umass.edu

No green here!  Under Windows XP, the ProgressIndicator bar is all 
grayscale.  Your first two examples show gray diagonal stripes shading 
into white.  The third example shows a solid, dark gray bar next to a 
white bar, with shrinkage of the dark gray portion as time increases.

I presume you're working on a different platform?   Or, if under Windows 
XP, with a different theme?

David Park wrote:
> I would like to use a ProgressIndicator, not to indicate progress in a 
> calculation, but to represent the transmission of information in a given 
> direction. Here is an example from ProgressIndicator Help that indicates the 
> type of display that I want:
> 
> ProgressIndicator[Dynamic[Clock[Infinity]], Indeterminate]
> 
> However, I want the ProgressIndicator to be much smaller and, as it would 
> be, I want the information flow in the opposite direction. If I make the 
> ProgressIndicator smaller there is no green portion to indicate a flow at 
> all.
> 
> ProgressIndicator[Dynamic[Clock[Infinity]], Indeterminate,
>  ImageSize -> {75, 10}]
> 
> I suspect this may be related to the width of the green portion and the 
> width of the ProgressIndicator.
> 
> I can obtain a kind of right to left flow with the following construction:
> 
> ProgressIndicator[Dynamic[2 - Clock[2]], {0, 2},
>  ImageSize -> {75, 10}]
> 
> My questions are:
> 1) Is it possible to change the green and gray colors?
> 2) Or better, is it possible to specify the width of the ProgressIndicator 
> AND the location and width of the green region independently?
> 
> Or are there any suggestions for independently constructing a flow 
> indicator, perhaps one that had the kind of shading that the 
> ProgressIndicator has?
> 
> Thanks for any help on this.
> 
> 

-- 
Murray Eisenberg                     murray at math.umass.edu
Mathematics & Statistics Dept.
Lederle Graduate Research Tower      phone 413 549-1020 (H)
University of Massachusetts                413 545-2859 (W)
710 North Pleasant Street            fax   413 545-1801
Amherst, MA 01003-9305


  • Prev by Date: Re: Run notebook so graphs are displayed and not their code
  • Next by Date: Re: Implicit plotting issues
  • Previous by thread: ProgressIndicator Questions
  • Next by thread: Re: ProgressIndicator Questions