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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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Do as follow :

Sub SaveDatabase()

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

    '*** Work is done

    unload FormWait

End Sub
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by:majala
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Is there any way to do this if those both forms are modal?
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by:waty
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The only way, is doing the save database in your modal waiting form.

See your other question for some more details.
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