This progress form opens when you start the search-and-replace
process. Word Batch Replacer counts files processed not one by one,
but as they are presented in the processing list items editor. That
is, each folder is counted as one item, regardless of how many
files it contains. So the caption only provides a rough estimate
and summary information on the current state of the batch
Below are the “Input file” and
“Output file” labels. They indicate which
input and output files are being processed, respectively.
“Elapsed time” is the time spent on
processing the current document. It is not the total time since the
“Estimated time left” is an estimate of
the time until the end of processing of the current document. It is
not an estimate of the time until the end of the whole batch
“Overall progress” is an estimate of the
progress for the current document. The number at the left of the
window caption is the value for the progress bar.
“Current action” shows the progress of
the current processing stage, the name of which is displayed just
above the progress indicator. The progress relates to the document
being processed only. This is the most accurate value.
The status string at the bottom of the form displays the most
detailed information on the current processing step.
The “Abort” button is for aborting the
The “Minimize to Tray” button, in the
bottom-left corner, minimizes the progress form to the system tray,
so that you can have one less application on the taskbar.