Solved

Hourglass Icon for Processing

Posted on 2011-09-27
4
430 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
I would like to indicate that an asp script is being processed (hourglass, ticking clock, etc) to pages that take more than a second or two to process.  Any ideas on a good option?
0
Comment
Question by:Bob Schneider
[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
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 17

Accepted Solution

by:
sonawanekiran earned 250 total points
ID: 36708718
0
 
LVL 82

Assisted Solution

by:leakim971
leakim971 earned 250 total points
ID: 36708960
Use : <% Response.Buffer = True %>
and an animated gif/png image : <img src="loading.gif" style="position:absolute;left:320px;top:320px;display:block" />

The third post : http://www.webdeveloper.com/forum/showthread.php?t=90466
http://classicasp.aspfaq.com/general/how-do-i-show-a-please-wait-message.html
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Web_Languages-Standards/ASP/Q_20652832.html

0
 

Author Comment

by:Bob Schneider
ID: 36716021
The problem I am having in implementing any of these is that the form submits to the same page and the script that it processes is in the head of that page.  As a result the page doesn't load until the script is done processing.  Can I show an icon "onclick" that will go away when the page reloads?
0
 
LVL 82

Expert Comment

by:leakim971
ID: 36716381
do some test with an alternate page
once it works as you want with a new test page, go to rethink your current page
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

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

So you have coded your own WordPress plugin and now you want to allow users to upload images to a folder in the plugin folder rather than the default media location? Follow along and this article will show you how to do just that!
Today, the web development industry is booming, and many people consider it to be their vocation. The question you may be asking yourself is – how do I become a web developer?
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to customize the background color and font color of highlighted text using the ::selection element in CSS Begin by defining the selected text as an element in CSS by typing "::selection": Style the ::selection…
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to style rounded corners for elements in CSS using the border-radius property Begin with a normal styled element such as a div: To style all four corners of the div to be the same degree of roundness, use the …
Suggested Courses

623 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