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Display progress bar while script is running

Display progress bar while script is running

Display progress bar while script is running

Hi all,
I am currently using IE to display a progress bar while my script is running. Now that IE will be decommissioned I am looking for a replacement, any alternative implementations that you can suggest?

RE: Display progress bar while script is running

Difficult to say without more context but these days VBScript is probably no longer the best medium.

For basic progress bars have a look at PowerShell's Write-Progress cmdlet or, for more visual effects and granularity, look at something like AutoHotkey, for example:

RE: Display progress bar while script is running


I don't have much flexibility in terms of using VBScript as it is used for some legacy applications at my company. For more context, I am copying a bunch of files so I create the IE object and increment the progress bar based on the ratio of files uploaded. The change would need to be implemented across a number of legacy applications so trying to keep it simple. I found some suggestions about using HTA but have no previous experience with it, is that a suitable alternative? are there better suggestions?

RE: Display progress bar while script is running

I would also try the HTA option. At least for the future, when IE stops working in newer Windows, you'll have a replace solution.

I've had a similar experience in the past. Originally I used some object for file open dialog which no longer worked in Windows 7, so I had to revise it and used the File Open Dialog from Excel.
Then for the latest script I also wrote it first in Vbscript in the same way but then I made a decision to try it in Powershell using the file open dialog System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog. It's also good to write a script in Powershell, but there are other problems with Powershell that doesn't exist with Vbscript ...

RE: Display progress bar while script is running

Hi all,

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