During time-consuming operations, it is important to provide an indication to the user that your application is busy, while still remaining responsive. The
ProgressBar serves this purpose. It is not interactive; the user cannot modify it directly, and it is able to work in two modes: determinate and indeterminate.
Determinate mode allows you to display a value indicating the amount of work completed relative to the amount of work remaining, allowing the user to estimate how long the remainder of the operation will take. If the
IsIndeterminate property is not specified, the control defaults to determinate.
Progress is displayed by setting the
Value property of the control to the amount of work completed, and the
Maximum property to ...