Status Bar = False Here's another example using the Status Bar as a progress bar.
By using some Unicode Characters, you can mimic a progress bar. Just select one according to how much space you want to show between the bars.
You can show work without measurable progress by putting the progress bar in A progress bar in indeterminate mode displays animation to indicate that work is occurring.
As soon as the progress bar can display more meaningful information, you should switch it back into its default, determinate mode.
In the Java look and feel, indeterminate progress bars look like this: A visible component to graphically display how much of a total task has completed.