in reply to
Re: Not listening.
in thread File upload progress?
Excuse my bad grammar. That node may
make more sense now.
You said you have:
users who do not look at the existing feedback devices
users rebooting or stopping the upload because it takes
While an upload dialog just like the download dialog would
be ideal, if you can't manage it, you could still improve
the upload success rate by adding some tips to the page
with the upload form. It'll give them something to do and
educate them about the matrix they find themselves in.
- Determine average upload sizes and make a chart showing
upload times for common bandwidths.
- Tell them how to read the throbber and status bar.
- Tell them to notice the size of the file they're uploading
so they know how long it takes. (even tell them to right
click in the open dialog and view details to see file sizes)
timer doesn't work</noscript> Notice the start time
to estimate how long this upload will take. Please stay calm,
do not reboot or change this browser window until you are
told that the upload is complete. If the upload doesn't
finish in much more than the estimated time you may want
to try again. In the meantime you can browse the web in
another window by pressing ctrl+n or just hang out here
and listen to a story. Once upon a time..."