[fxruby-users] [fxruby] howto show a warning message thatdisappears again?

Ernest Ellingson erne at powernav.com
Mon Dec 18 12:34:07 EST 2006


Why not try a modal dialog.  When it shows start a thread with a timer 
to close the modal dialog after x number of seconds.

Ernie
Axel Etzold 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?
>>
>> ---------------
>> Philippe Lang
>> Attik System
>>
>>     
>
>   



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