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Create dynamically updatable progress bar

asked 2011-07-29 00:25:28 -0600

Eugene gravatar image

Hi!

Sometimes calculations takes a long time, and it'll be very useful to know the progress. A simple example:

from time import sleep

def slow_calculations():
    for i in range(10):
        sleep(0.5)
        print 'Complete',(i+1)*10,'%'
    print 'Done'

Such indication of process was my first solution. Is is possible somehow to draw a progress bar and update it's value during the calculations? Something like that:

def slow_calculations(bar):
    for i in range(10):
        sleep(0.5)
        bar.value = (i+1)*10

progressBar= ProgressBar()
progressBar.show()
slow_calculations(progressBar)
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answered 2011-07-29 05:05:53 -0600

parzan gravatar image

Check out this discussion in stack-overflow.

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Indeed; you can also google for some more sophisticated progress bars implemented in Python.

niles gravatar imageniles ( 2011-07-29 05:11:03 -0600 )edit

Text progress bar is nice solution.. yet something graphical, which can be used within notebook is still desired.

Eugene gravatar imageEugene ( 2011-07-29 06:25:07 -0600 )edit

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