Trying to understand how to call a page that says "Please be Patient Pulling Records"?

I am not sure how to do a search on my question! Hopefully I will make sense.
What I'ed like to understand is how to tell my user to "Please be Patient Pulling Records" is done.

I have a report that pulls records back based on what they are searching for in the mean time I want another page to be telling them to wait.  I see my bank web site does something like what I looking to do, It sends you to another page with the "Please be Patient" I lookd at the source code and it looks like the SetLocation() function is being called.

Please wait...<br><br>
Accessing account information.
      <SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
    function setLocation()

If anyone has any Idea's on how this is done I sure would be greatful.

Thanks D.
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Ralf KlattEmployee in Civil ServiceCommented:

Do you want that text to be dispayed somewhere on the same side -> should it be a popup window?

Have you ever thought of using a JavaScript based progressbar?

Best regards, Raisor
Ralf KlattEmployee in Civil ServiceCommented:

If you're thinking that a progress bar could be a fancy thing to have then here's a list of 7 different solutions ... if you need help or consulting on any single of them -> well, I'll be here!

PS: All of these scripts are freeware! ... ;-))

Best regards, Raisor
DstathakisAuthor Commented:
no, not a progress bar.

just more like what I mention will work! I'm thinking it's some kind of call from the on the submit .

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Ralf KlattEmployee in Civil ServiceCommented:

So all of this is meant to be processed on one page (no popups or anything like that)?

Should the text color change from second to second?

I mean -> just displaying "Please wait ..." is not really giving the right signal to the user -> the user won't know that after 30 seconds your application is still progressing ... by the way, that's why progress bars were invented! ... ;-))

Best regards, Raisor
DstathakisAuthor Commented:
I know what your talking about I don't want that!

just a simple static page is all I'm realling  looking for


Here is a link to an article that I think explains how to create the effect you are looking for.  It details how to do it using ASP.NET.

Is this closer to what you are thinking of?


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Ralf KlattEmployee in Civil ServiceCommented:

Perfect link for this request, ArdentRogue! I have bookmarked this one myself!

Best regards, Raisor
DstathakisAuthor Commented:
Thanks! ArdentRogue this is what I was looking for.

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