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Transforms the mouse cursor into hourglass (and conversely). This allows you to inform the user that a long process is performed by displaying an hourglass. The window is inactive as long as the hourglass is displayed: the user cannot click in the window.
Versions 16 and later
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
WINDEVLinux This function is now available for WINDEV applications in Linux.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
HourGlass()         // Display the hourglass
ProcProcess()  // Long process
HourGlass(False)     // Restore the initial pointer
Syntax
HourGlass([<Activation>])
<Activation>: Optional boolean
  • True (default value) to enable the hourglass,
  • False to restore the initial shape of mouse cursor.
Java The <Activation> parameter is mandatory.
HourGlass([<Activation>])
<Activation>: Optional constant
Activation or deactivation constant:
FalseCancels the hourglass that was enabled last. If this houglass is the only one that is enabled, the mouse cursor takes its initial shape.
Versions 22 and later
falseAllHourglass
New in version 22
falseAllHourglass
falseAllHourglass
Cancels all current hourglasses to restore the initial shape of mouse cursor.
Java This constant is not available.
True
(Default value)
Enables the hourglass.
Java The <Activation> parameter is mandatory.
Remarks

Various

  • To restore the cursor to its initial status:
    • call HourGlass(False) as many times as HourGlass(True) was run.
    • Versions 22 and later
      use the falseAllHourglass constant.
      New in version 22
      use the falseAllHourglass constant.
      use the falseAllHourglass constant.
  • When a WLanguage process ends, the cursor is automatically restored to its standard shape.
  • Java When a WLanguage process ends, you must use HourGlass(False) in order for the cursor to be restored to its standard shape.
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App

Operating mode in Windows Phone

Using HourGlass triggers the display of an infinite progress bar. The application interface can no longer be handled by the user as long as the hourglass is displayed.
By default, no message is displayed beside the progress bar.
To hide the progress bar, use HourGlass with <Activation> = False as many times as HourGlass was called with <Activation> = True.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App

Operating mode in Windows Phone

Using HourGlass triggers the display of an infinite progress bar. The application interface can no longer be handled by the user as long as the hourglass is displayed.
By default, no message is displayed beside the progress bar.
To hide the progress bar, use HourGlass with <Activation> = False as many times as HourGlass was called with <Activation> = True.
Universal Windows 10 App

Operating mode in Windows Phone

Using HourGlass triggers the display of an infinite progress bar. The application interface can no longer be handled by the user as long as the hourglass is displayed.
By default, no message is displayed beside the progress bar.
To hide the progress bar, use HourGlass with <Activation> = False as many times as HourGlass was called with <Activation> = True.
Component : wd250obj.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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Video HourGlass
https://youtu.be/tpuThghZguE
https://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com/2019/09/dicas-2282-windev-webdev-mobile.html
// BTN_DIRETORIO_LISTA
HourGlass(True)
s_arquivos_todos is string=fListDirectory(EDT_DIRETORIO)
s_arquivo_individual is string=""
TVT_DIRETORIO.DeleteAll()
FOR EACH STRING s_arquivo_individual OF s_arquivos_todos SEPARATED BY CR
nPOSICAO is int=TVT_DIRETORIO.AddLine()
TVT_DIRETORIO.COL_01_DIRETORIO[nPOSICAO]=s_arquivo_individual
END
HourGlass()
amarildo
10 Sep. 2019
Video HourGlass
https://youtu.be/gKsEf55d_-w

https://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com/2019/06/dicas-2156-windev-webdev-mobile.html

// btn_lupa_ampuleta_aguarde_hourglass
HourGlass()
// PROCESSO
FOR nContador = 1 TO 40000
trace(nContador)
END
//FINAL PROCESSO
HourGlass ( False )
amarildo
14 Jun. 2019
Video HourGlass
https://youtu.be/nlNN6dTlIgA

https://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com/2019/03/dicas-2041-windev-comandos-45-hourglass.html

// BTN_AMPULETA_HOURGLASS
HourGlass ()
FOR nContador = 1 TO 40000
Message(nContador)
END
HourGlass ( False )
amarildo
11 Mar. 2019