Source: CUA, Motif, Windows
Alias: Working dialog (Motif)
Related: Cursor; Feedback; Response time
A progress indicator is a visual cue that notifies users that the application
or the system is busy and gives a cue to the length of
There are two recommended ways of implementing a
change the pointer to the in-process
cursor and display progress information in a status line.
For example, Windows uses the hourglass to show
display a progress indicator window.
For example, this dialog shows the progress of a disk backup
and provides a Cancel button so users can interrupt the
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