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Term::ProgressBar::Quiet - Provide a progress meter if run interactively


  use Term::ProgressBar::Quiet;
  my @todo     = ( 'x' x 10 );
  my $progress = Term::ProgressBar::Quiet->new(
      { name => 'Todo', count => scalar(@todo), ETA => 'linear' } );

  my $i = 0;
  foreach my $todo (@todo) {

      # do something with $todo
      $progress->update( ++$i );
  $progress->message('All done');


Term::ProgressBar is a wonderful module for showing progress bars on the terminal. This module acts very much like that module when it is run interactively. However, when it is not run interactively (for example, as a cron job) then it does not show the progress bar.


Leon Brocard,


Copyright (c) 2007 Leon Brocard. All rights reserved. This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.