Having animated stripes on a progress bar might be useful to indicate that the system is still running and the computer did not hang up. Should the stripes be on the entire progress bar (with ...
An application I have just been asked 'to take care of' has some interesting code features. One is that when it is loading up the login screen, it displays a 'splash' with a progress bar. This splash ...
In the application I am designing we are currently just displaying a circle that rotates clockwise from gray to green. Inside the circle is a number indicating where in the process it is (20, 50, 90). ...
I've got a desktop-focused web application where the user is going to be initiating tasks that take a long time. Sometimes, these tasks will take hours to complete (users don't have to do anything ...
I have to create a "please wait" page on our website. I would think you usually put the words "please wait" with some kind of spinning animation, but do I really need text? Doesn't an hourglass or ...
In the old version of our application, the operations performed during loading were sequential. We indicated progress by updating a single-line text string with the component that was being loaded. ...
I'm expanding on a question I posed in comments on How do you indicate progress to users in a multi-step form?. Roland made the comment "because everybody wants to reach 100% percent" when discussing ...