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  • Thermometer Task Completion Bar

    I want to create a task completion bar to show the status of task progress as a percentage.

    However, I would like to display it as a thermometer that goes from 0 to 100%.

    Does anyone have a control that would do this and looks like a thermometer?

  • #2
    Re: Thermometer Task Completion Bar

    A Google search shows a number of solutions. FusionCharts has a really nice one.


    • #3
      Re: Thermometer Task Completion Bar

      That is true. However, I was hoping to find one that is already known to be Alpha friendly, and I am also hoping to not have to pay for it!

      I found one

      But I can't seem to get it to work.


      • #4
        Re: Thermometer Task Completion Bar

        It works, but remember that you're working with jQuery under Alpha... so... any "$" that is NOT a variable you must change to "jQuery".


        var $thermo = jQuery(".thermometer"),
        $progress = jQuery(".progress", $thermo),
        $goal = jQuery(".goal", $thermo),




        • #5
          Re: Thermometer Task Completion Bar

          I made that change, but it's still not working for me.

          It looks like a css issue. It is loading the css file - I can see it in firebug - but it's not applying any styles to the divs.


          • #6
            Re: Thermometer Task Completion Bar

            Are you loading jQuery? This is a working UX.

            Attached Files


            • #7
              Re: Thermometer Task Completion Bar

              I downloaded your UX and it works for me too.

              I was trying to do it directly in an A5w file with the js and css as includes. It was including everything fine, but it was just showing numbers where the thermometer was supposed to be.

              When I originally run the UX, it shows empty thermostats - I have to click set before it actually fills everything in. I suppose I could just autoclick the button when the UX starts.


              • #8
                Re: Thermometer Task Completion Bar

                Oh... ok... you didn't say you were running it directly in an a5w page. You don't have to autoclick the button... just call the function which loads the thermometer when the UX opens. Or if from an a5w page, when the document is ready.