How to Correctly and Uniformly Use Progress Monitors

Handling a progress monitor instance is deceptively simple. It seems to be straightforward but it is easy to make a mistake when using them. And, depending on numerous factors such as the underlying implementation, how it is displayed, the result can range from completely ok, mildly confusing or outright silliness. In this article we lay down a few ground rules that will help anyone use progress monitors in a way that will work with the explicit and implicit contract of IProgressMonitor. Also, understanding the usage side makes it easier to understand how to implement a monitor.

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January 2006
by Kenneth Ölwing