[KWWidgets] vtkKWProgressGauge marquee mode?

David Doria daviddoria at gmail.com
Mon Feb 8 12:30:13 EST 2010


On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Sebastien BARRE <
sebastien.barre at kitware.com> wrote:

> Hi David,
>
>
> At 2/8/2010 11:15 AM, David Doria wrote:
>
>  In Visual Basic, there is a mode for the progress bar called "marquee
>> mode". It allows you to not know how long the event that you are displaying
>> the progress for will take, but still give the user a good sense that the
>> application is "busy". On the Begin() command, it simply runs the progress
>> from 0 to 100 over and over again until it receives the Stop() command.
>>
>> Is this currently possible with the vtkKWProgressGauge? If not, is it a
>> reasonable feature request?
>>
>
> Nope, not supported.
>
> Development is pretty quiet on KWWidgets, with Slicer3 and some internal
> products at Kitware being the last projects to fund this toolkit. So this is
> mainly bug fixes, or small features that are needed by Slicer3. We are
> pretty much switching all projects to Qt at Kitware, and so is Slicer3. I'm
> pretty sure Qt has a gauge with a marquee mode...
>
>
Thanks for the quick reply. I guess I'll stop learning KWWidgets then even
before I start!

Too bad it's dying, I kinda liked it so far :) seemed much more lightweight
than Qt.

Thanks,

David
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