Whizzy control needed!
Posted on 2000-03-14
I have developed a utility for our operations team that serves as as a typical 'Explorer' style navigator that lets them track/complete actions on batches of data that need to be loaded, processed, printed by our AS/400 application.
(It's Basicallymad up of tree list & list view boxes).
As some of these 'steps' are merely initiated by the 'click' of a command button on the VB app - the actual request is sent to the AS/400 app and is processed in the background, I need to add a control to the front end that will be periodically updated when AS400 jobs complete/fail etc.
I can return the necessary messages but would like to display them in a more appealing fashion than a run of the mill list box etc.
There must be fancy 'panel' or 'screen' style control that would be suitable.
Perhaps something that will allow me to load the messages 'ticker tape' style (scrolling right to left).
I am open to suggestions though so all 'creative input' would be greatly appreciated.
50 points for the best looking solution.