You might want to try using a meta refresh tag and run the query in a
Here's a good article:
With this you could even have a real progress bar.
S. Justin Gengo, MCP
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"Out of chaos comes order."
"greg" <greglinsauctionNOSPAM.com> wrote in message
> Basically I call a page that does a very long op
> (like very long database query)
> and display results (possible on another page)
> But I need to display a progress bar
> for user to see some progress (dummy but at least something)
> no frames
> There is an old trick in cgi/ asp
> for a page that has a long operation
> Response.buffering is set false and
> initially div with progress bar is displayed
> when page finally fully loads (when op is completed)
> onload function makes div invisible
> but for web forms does not work it seems
> untill page_loads for controls finish nothing is displayed whatsoever
> Response.bufferoutput is set to false
> But that is where op is performed
> or is it?