Progress indicator

Updated: 10/17/2017 by Computer Hope

Alternatively referred to as a progress bar, a progress indicator is a graphical representation of the current status of a task. It is helpful for estimating the amount of time before a task is completed. Progress bars are usually indicated by a visual graphic of a bar filling from left to right, similar to the one below.

Windows 8 progress indicator

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