Re: Busy-cursor?

On 4 Jan 1999, Alan Shutko wrote:

> >>>>> "G" == Gleef  <> writes:
> G> The other hourglass is a combined pointer / hourglass is triggered
> G> by the application when it is busy doing things, but still accepts
> G> input.  It is an indicator to the user that things are likely to go
> G> slowly.
> This cursor also appears when you click on a desktop icon in Windows
> and you're waiting for the application you're starting to put up a
> window, and it doesn't look like it's application driven.  (Sure, it
> could be, if the first few lines of every app are "turn on the
> hourglass", but I think it's a function of the windows shell, not the
> application you're starting.)

I do MFC programming for my job.  The busy cursors are the
responsibilities of the applications.

Marcus Brubaker

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