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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0005940ScribusUsabilitypublic2016-11-04 12:05
ReporterVladimir Savic Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityfeatureReproducibilityalways
Status acknowledgedResolutionopen 
Platformx86OSLinuxOS VersionGentoo
Product Version1.3.5svn 
Target VersionFuture Release - Nice to haveFixed in Version 
Summary0005940: Add systemwide busy cursor while waiting for Scribus to finish the work
DescriptionIt would be very handy having clock cursor (or however that looks on other OSs then Linux) shown when Scribus is busy. Right now one have to wait without obvious reason when some operation is taking place. To be more exact: after operation took place. For me (2000+ Athlon, 1GB ram), this time is usually second or two for simple moving of text frame, but can be much more for other complicated operation.

I've used to this workaround scenario: Do the intervention on document and rush to menu bar to see if menu icon gets highlighted (which doesn't happens if Scribus is still working).
Additional InformationInkscape developers have introduced this feature recently. It's really handy, must add again!
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Kunda

2016-01-13 04:05

manager   ~0038100

Examples from other programs:
Gimp 2.9 creates a circular progress bar for an operation (example: https://youtu.be/OQ8kllyGf1A?t=4m12s)
QtCreator has a status box with a progress bar that shows up in the bottom right corner

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2007-06-23 09:04 Vladimir Savic New Issue
2008-02-05 23:52 christoph_s Status new => acknowledged
2016-01-13 04:05 Kunda Note Added: 0038100
2016-03-31 21:44 Kunda Patch => No
2016-03-31 21:44 Kunda Target Version => Future Release - Nice to have