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Re: SVG 1.2 - forcing a redraw?

From: Andreas Neumann <neumann@karto.baug.ethz.ch>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 10:11:24 +0100
Message-ID: <41BD5CBC.6030003@karto.baug.ethz.ch>
To: www-svg@w3.org

Jim, thanks for the answer - that's useful information.

I see your concerns, but still think that forceRedraw() is useful. One 
could indicate that the UA is still busy by using the cursor (hour-glass).

Andreas

Jim Ley wrote:

>"Andreas Neumann" <neumann@karto.baug.ethz.ch> wrote in message 
>news:41BD5844.8080605@karto.baug.ethz.ch...
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>>With the current SVG viewers, a redraw during a script operation is not 
>>possible. The UA updates the screen only after the whole script function 
>>is finished.
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>forceRedraw() exists on SVGSVGElement in SVG 1.1, and it's supported by 
>MozillaSVG at least.
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>I think it should be exercised with extreme care, because whilst forceRedraw 
>allows you to ensure the screen is updated - it does not free up the UI to 
>respond to user actions, I'd rather it was discouraged rather than 
>encouraged.
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>Jim. 
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