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Perl script to display Hourglass or progress bar?

by Anonymous Monk
on Jul 19, 2002 at 12:14 UTC ( #183201=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
Anonymous Monk has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Does anyone know about a perl program that will put up an hourglass or a progressive bar while the other program on the background is thinking or better processing results and stop as soon the results are displayed?

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Re: Hourglass
by TStanley (Canon) on Jul 19, 2002 at 12:22 UTC
    This may be what you are looking for.

    Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups -- Anonymous
Re: Perl script to display Hourglass or progress bar?
by ichimunki (Priest) on Jul 19, 2002 at 16:36 UTC
    A quick search on "progress" at reveals a plethora of progress bar options for various window managers or terminal clients.

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