Here is the code to do that in our Window class: With the goal of providing a cancel and progress status bar as such: Here is the code to add to our Xaml where it lives at the bottom of our screen.
Below the code is the status bar and its child elements of a Text Block, Progess Bar and button for the cancel.
The first thing we do is darken the button which launched the process so the user doesn’t click it twice.
Then we make the cancel button and the progress bar visible to the user as the process is about to begin.
Finally we extract data held in Gui controls exposed to the user.
We cannot access that data once the thread is running and must get the data to to the Do Work process.
You can manually end the Thunderbird process using Windows Task Manager.
Is there any way I can interpret what this is without digging through the string for things I recognize, that feels very dirty, and isn't internationalization agnostic, the error message might come back in a different language. Source Error: An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request.
This article demonstrates all these topics : I write these articles to enlighten the development community as well as notes for myself as I work in the differing technologies going forward.
For this article I saw many websites which would individually piece these topics together, but none of them showed the the whole process. The goal of the operation is to do the work, and that work is not done on the GUI thread where a user will notice the slow down, but on a background thread. Net is the Background thread which was introduced for Winforms.
End any Thunderbird processes that may still be active, either manually or by restarting your computer.
Once all instances of Thunderbird have been ended or after the computer starts up again, restart Thunderbird to see if the updater is now working.
The data here is special because it all resides on gui controls.