[fxruby-users] [fxruby] howto show a warningmessage thatdisappears again?

Philippe Lang philippe.lang at attiksystem.ch
Mon Dec 18 12:33:53 EST 2006

fxruby-users-bounces at rubyforge.org wrote:
> Dear Philippe,
> thank you for responding.
> I think I normally would have used FXMessageBox, but here, I
> want to tell an impatient user to wait a while while an
> external application is started.
> I want the MessageBox to be shown, say 3 to 5 seconds, and
> then disappear again, without further user action, like clicking a
> button. I don't think that's possible with FXMessageBox, is it ?
> Thank you,
> Best regards,
> Axel
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Datum: Mon, 18 Dec 2006 08:17:19 +0100
> Von: "Philippe Lang" <philippe.lang at attiksystem.ch>
> An: fxruby-users at rubyforge.org
> Betreff: Re: [fxruby-users] [fxruby] howto show a warning
> message	thatdisappears again? 
>> fxruby-users-bounces at rubyforge.org wrote:
>>> Dear all,
>>> I have an application in which I want to show a warning message
>>> "this will take some time..." if somebody presses a button.
>>> I have tried to do this with FXSplashWindow, but without much
>>> success so far:
>> I'm sorry I cannot help, but is a Spash Screen the best widget to use
>> in your case? This is normally used during startup. What about using
>> an FXMessageBox instead? 

Hum, then have you tried the FXProgressDialog class maybe? Seems to be exactly what you are searching for?

Philippe Lang
Attik System

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