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Slow loading UI control

Aug 20, 2013 at 8:41 PM
Hey Everyone,

I'm having a problem to do with a slow loading tile service layer from an ARCGIS map control that I have implemented in a Modern Basic Page.

When I click the titlelinks to load my page it takes a few seconds before the control renders.

I can't run my usual wait animation through a backgroundworker as it's on the UI thread and so I'm wondering if anyone had a suggestion on how I could implement a busy indicator or preload the page ahead of time (not sure if possible).

Aug 21, 2013 at 5:02 PM
If the control requires time on the ui thread, all other ui operations (including animations) will pause until your control is done loading. There's not a lot you can do about that, other than using a backgroundworker as you suggested.
Aug 22, 2013 at 12:17 AM
Thanks kozw, and great job with the project.

I'm going to play with creating multiple ui threads. Hopefully I can create a busy indicator on a secondary ui thread while this control loads.