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Sets the bottom text in the progress dialog.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
ProgressDialog 2.4 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes
MBS( "ProgressDialog.SetBottomText"; text )   More


Parameter Description Example
text The new bottom text. "Hello"


Returns "OK" on success.


Sets the bottom text in the progress dialog.
Below the progress bar most applications shows some data like "x of y files processed" or "123 KB of 456 KB copied."

Please do not call this function more than one time per second to avoid the progress window redraw to slow down your process.


Report progress:

MBS( "ProgressDialog.SetBottomText"; $index & " of " & $total & " files" )

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 15th October 2022

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