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What is the best way to show form while another forms sub is running?

I've got a form where user gives some information and then pushes the save button which runs SaveDatabase sub and that saving can take a while. I would like show some kind of "Saving in progress..." form there and it would disappear when saving is done.

Anybody any ideas where I could find some nice saving animations?

Thanks in advance!
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Question by:majala
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waty earned 50 total points
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Do as follow :

Sub SaveDatabase()

    FormWait.show
    doevents
     
    '*** Here save your database
    ...

    ...

    '*** Work is done

    unload FormWait

End Sub

NB : you could add some annimation in your form.

 In the FormWait : Add a timer with code to show annimation
 During the Save don't forget to add some doevents to give  
time to the form to make annimation.

 
             
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by:majala
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Any idea where could I find those animations (from internet or ...)?
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by:waty
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You could find some of them on internet, but I don't have an adress.

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