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Advocate II
Advocate II

Screen new property 'LoadingSpinner'

Hey, just found this new property in 'Screen - Advanced' yet there is no documentation yet, any ideas on how to use?

 

 

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Community Champion
Community Champion

Hi @Svante, nothing happening for me yet with the LoadingSpinner property.

How did you make something happen?

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Hi @Meneghino! Nothing really. Got this spinner-not-so-sure-what-to-call-it by set LoadingSpinner.Controls or LoadingSpinner.Data. Seems to be same same. Didnt do anything else, I think.. 

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Community Champion
Community Champion

Thank you @Svante, nothing happened when I set the property to LoadingSpinner.Controls or LoadingSpinner.Data.

Nothing appeared anywhere, not when refreshing data sources or at any other time.

I guess we have to wait until this property gets activated, hopefully soon.

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@Meneghino

You get nothing? Strange. To explain a little more what I get and when; the app I work with now is 6 pages / screens and I have some [Back]-buttons with Back(Fade)-function and [Next]-buttons with Navigate(nextpage; Fade). The LoadingSpinner is set per page and the spinner appears when I use any of the Back/Next buttons. If I set it back to LoadingSpinner.None the page just shifts and no loading spinner appears. You did see the attached photo in my last post right?

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Community Champion
Community Champion

Understood @Svante, thank you.

Let's then wait and see when they actually release the feature.

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Is it available yet or not?

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The workaround works and is actually more adjustable to fit the needs of what you want it to display a load symbol for then what the stock option is proposing.

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I get a nice loading spinner (and can set the background with the background image to make it look nicer) when I'm initially loading a page (can't see it in editor mode, have to actually navigate to the page to see it) when it's set to DATA.

 

I want the CONTROLS however and I can't seem to get anything out of that.  I may try the work around, but I don't like adding more to an already busy screen.

 

 

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This video explains how the Screen 'LoadingSpinner' property is set and what it does:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=214&v=YfYf-AkY1P8&feature=emb_logo

 

from 1:10 to 3:30 is where he explains how that 'LoadingSpinner' property works.

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Helper II
Helper II

Does this feature work?

I have created an Canvas App and set the property for loading spinner to Controls and still does not have any effect on my screens.

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