I'm trying to make a notice window to display some information to the user without blocking the form (this exclude the app.alert method).
What I would like to display is some kind of sticky note like the one that display the thermometer.
Does it exist? How to create or manipulate it? Is there another way to get the same effect?
I don't think there is a specific status window but you could use a thermometer and just not update it so it just has a message stating that you are doing something and then when you are finished remove the thermometer.
Hope this helps
Hi and thanks for your reply,
I'm afraid that Thermometer object wouldn't help much since it doesn't allow to display a specific text.
I've found something that seem to be able to do what I want (?) that would be screenAnnot object. I'm still trying to understand how it works (how to create it?!?)
That would sure be an easy thing to do, but I was searching for something more flexible, that wouldn't take more space on the (already very charged) form itself. That's why I think about something that would come on top of the document, always at the same place even if the user scroll up or down.
Plus if it looks as good as the thermometer thing, it would be awsome
Xia - Still searching how to make a screenAnnot...
The thermometer object has a property called
Sets the text string that is displayed by the thermometer.
So you could use that, on the screenAnnot object that is used for the displaying of flash ( and other multimedia) content so it might be a bit of overkill for it to be used to display a message to the user.
You could use any of the other annotations but I think if the Thermometer is not an option Bernd's idea is the best solution.