> I suspect that PHP does all of it's work and, only when complete, will it
> send the generated html to the client.
>
> No matter what you try and do there's no way you can output the progress of
> your script to the browser while it is still being parsed.
>
> I could be wrong, but this is my understanding of it.
>
> Is your script really taking that long to be parsed that you need a loading
> progress bar or is the html (including graphics etc) just very big?


=ok, so why not display a stripped down first page which displays "LOADING" etc, and 
which then immediately calls
another page, ie the one that does the heavy processing?

=the timed redirect is managed through a HTML meta-tag. I've used it with native-HTML 
pages, but not tried to specify a
.PHP page (yet)

=give it a go!
=dn



> Anyway,
>
> Hope this helps
> Derek
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daniel AlsÚn" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "php" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "_lallous"
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 11:27 AM
> Subject: RE: [PHP] Re: Loading message
>
>
> > I will try experimenting with that.
> >
> > But my situation is:
> >
> > A page with multiple php file includes. The page loads on to the includes,
> > loads them and continues to load the includes below.
> > I want to display some sort of text while the include still isn┤t loaded.
> >
> > Likewise i would like to display some sort of loading message while a
> > database search is active.
> >
> > - Daniel
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: _lallous [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
> > > Sent: den 25 oktober 2001 13:14
> > > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> > > Subject: [PHP] Re: Loading message
> > >
> > >
> > > the page won't ever showup unless the webserver finishes
> > > processing the PHP
> > > file, therefore the "Loading ..." will appear while the page is
> > > waiting for
> > > its component to finish loading (images, javascripts, flash files, ....)
> > >
> > > therefore what you're asking for has a javascript solution:
> > >
> > > 1)make a <div> with width and height about 1000 and absolute position w/
> > > z-index=1000
> > > 2)add a body.onload event so that when the pages loads you hide
> > > that layer.
> > > 3)that layer can hold any text or tags as you want like: "Please
> wait...."
> > >
> > > this division's code:
> > > <div id='loadinglayer'
> > > style='left:0;top:0;width:1000;height:1000;position:absolute;z-ind
> > ex:1000;ba
> > > ckground:black'>Please wait....</div>
> > >
> > > <body onload='hidelayer()'>
> > > </body>
> > >
> > > <script>
> > > function hidelayer()
> > > {
> > >   if(document.all)
> > >     document.all['loadinglayer'].style.visibility="hidden";
> > >   else
> > >     document.layers['loadinglayer'].visibility="hide";
> > > }
> > > </script>
> > >
> > > hope that helps
> > > "Daniel alsÚn" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]...
> > > > Hi,
> > > >
> > > > is there a easy way in php to display text like "Loading..." while
> > > elements
> > > > on a page is being loaded from the server?
> > > >
> > > > Regards
> > > > # Daniel AlsÚn    | www.mindbash.com #
> > > > # [EMAIL PROTECTED]  | +46 704 86 14 92 #
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> > > >
> > >
> > >
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