Solved

Displaying progress in the task bar

Posted on 2003-11-16
3
241 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-05
I have an app that processes files and takes a long time to complete.  I would like the minimised application to display percentage of progress in the task bar like IE does when downloading a file off the net.

How do I do it?

Thanks

John
0
Comment
Question by:jdthedj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 22

Accepted Solution

by:
Ferruccio Accalai earned 125 total points
ID: 9760393
Assuming that in your code you already retrieve the processed percentage just assign to application.title the string value of that:

for example:

Application.title := IntToSTr(Percentage)+' % files processed';
0
 
LVL 3

Author Comment

by:jdthedj
ID: 9760676
Thanks!  Don't know why I didn't think of that

John
0
 

Expert Comment

by:lamtl354
ID: 9760789
You could add a progress bar on your form

var
  i: Integer;
  pb: TProgressbar;

begin
pb.min := 0;
pb.max := 100;
pb.position := 0;
pb.step := 1;
for i:= 0 to 100 do begin
  pb.stepit;
end;

end;
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Port Scanner

Check which ports are open to the outside world. Helps make sure that your firewall rules are working as intended.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
find a node in VST 2 78
Convert a string into a TDateTime 5 72
how to resize animated Gif image in delphi ? 1 45
SQL Server Express automatically execute SQL or SP 8 32
Hello everybody This Article will show you how to validate number with TEdit control, What's the TEdit control? TEdit is a standard Windows edit control on a form, it allows to user to write, read and copy/paste single line of text. Usua…
Introduction Raise your hands if you were as upset with FireMonkey as I was when I discovered that there was no TListview.  I use TListView in almost all of my applications I've written, and I was not going to compromise by resorting to TStringGrid…
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

756 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question