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Status Under Consideration
Workspace Domino Designer
Categories LotusScript
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 8, 2021

Add APIs for progress indicators and modal "processing" dialogs in LotusScript

For a good number of years, I've used a LS wrapper class around some C API calls to display a progress bar, which is handy when progress steps are knowable. Ideally, this should be available essentially as-is to display a client-modal (or task-modal, if the client gets better threading) progress bar when doing a foreground task.

Similarly, there should be an indicator for when a task could take a while but it's either indeterminately long or progress can't be updated mid-stream. For example, a long-running NotesHTTPRequest call will freeze the client, but there's no indication to the user that this is expected. Even a basic "please wait" overlay accessible via, say, NotesUIWorkspace would make this palatable.

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  • Guest
    Dec 1, 2021

    It would be nice if the progress indicator could be used with LotusScript functions that are independent of operating systems such as Windows, Mac, iOS, and Android.