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Sets task bar progress.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Window 7.3 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "Window.SetProgress"; WindowRef; State { ; Value; Maximum } )   More


Parameter Description Example Flags
WindowRef Window Reference is the unique OS level window ID. You can obtain this by using the Window.FindByTitle or Window.FindByIndex functions. Pass zero to access the frontmost window. 0
State The state to set.
Can be NoProgress, Indeterminate, normal, error or paused.
Value Current progress value. 50 Optional
Maximum The maximum value for progress. 100 Optional


Returns OK or error.


Sets task bar progress.
You can show progress on the task bar icon of your window.
Usually start with setting to indeterminate, then could up in a script with normal state and finally disable progress indication with setting no progress.
Requires Windows 7.


Sets progress to 50%:

MBS( "Window.SetProgress"; Get(WindowName); "normal"; 50; 100)

Set progress to indeterminate:

MBS( "Window.SetProgress"; Get(WindowName); "indeterminate"

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Created 29th May 2017, last changed 11st April 2022

Window.SetModified - Window.SetResizable