POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.pov4.discussion.general : Windows 7 taskbar : Re: Windows 7 taskbar Server Time
24 Jul 2024 13:51:06 EDT (-0400)
  Re: Windows 7 taskbar  
From: posfan12
Date: 16 Oct 2013 07:45:28
Message: <525e7c58$1@news.povray.org>
On 6/6/2013 10:10 AM, scott wrote:
> It would be good if the next POV version could make full use of the new
> taskbar features in Windows 7 (and Windows 8 I assume). It could show
> the render progress (like Chrome shows download progress), show a
> thumbnail of the render rather the code editor (if a render is in
> progress), and provide pause/resume and stop buttons in the thumbnail.

I suggested this a few years ago. The response I got was that it would 
consume too many CPU resources.

You'd think that constantly switching back and forth between different 
windows to check on the progress would use a lot more CPU time. But 



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