How to indicate if the program is processing in app designer?

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My program sometimes takes 10-20 seconds to run. The problem is that I don't have any way to see if the program is processing or it just hit a bug.
Is there a way in app designer to let the user know that the program is running after the they've pushed the button?
function CalculateButtonPushed(app, event)
[Bx,By,Bz] = Magnetic_field_solenoid_cartesian1(app,x,y,z,I);
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Adam on 31 Jan 2020
Put some text on the GUI? I created a BusyCursor class that I use in regular figure and GUIDE apps. No idea if it works with AppDesigner as I haven't tried, but essentially all it does is change the cursor to the Windows busy cursor.
In other situations I use a progress bar (one from the File Exchange, but the builtin waitbar works too).
and in other cases I simply put a small place on my GUI for info text and change it to 'Processing...' and then to 'Done' or something similar once processing completes.

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Mohammad Sami
Mohammad Sami on 31 Jan 2020
Use the function dlg = uiprogressdlg(app.UIFigure); See documentation for all available options with the function.

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