i just seen your replies, i guess i must not have been subscribed to this thread...
What did you mean by:
split the movie name/movie status into two separate variables
What's "movie status"?
the popup display consisted of 4 output variables.
1. progover - overall progress of update ex: "Processing Movies: 5 of 36"
2. progbarover - status bar for #1 ex: "........"
3. progtext - movie title and current process step ex: "Chicken Little getting still 12 of 17"
4. progbar - status bar for #3 ex: "........"
#3 above produced large strings of info especially if the movie title was long. i went ahead and created a new variable "MovieTitle" or something like that and I separate the movie title from the process step.
progtext = "Chicken Little getting still 12 of 17"
progtext = "getting still 12 of 17"
MovieTitle = "Chicken Little"
This allowed me to add another text box on the popup with the movie title only. If I remember, I'll get a screen shot when I get home and dump it in here.
Here's a picture of the popup display with the title in a separate text box.