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User feedback without scripts

Posted: Wed Feb 20, 2008 9:47 am
by Hannes, Tech Support
Using scripts, you have both, the iimDisplay() method and your scripting language's abilities to tell the user what is happening, or what he should do next.

In case you want to work with macros alone, here's three ideas:

1) Use the PROMPT command:

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PROMPT Watch<SP>the<SP>form! !VAR1 (Click<SP>OK<SP>to<SP>continue) 
2) Use the (unofficial, as of v6.11) STATUSBAR command which displays up to three strings in the browser window status bar

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STATUSBAR Hello<SP>there! nothing nothing -
3) Make the website give feedback like e.g. in the "Demo-Filter" macro: