A location in the editor at which progress information can be shown. It depends on the location how progress is visually represented.
Show progress for the source control viewlet, as overlay for the icon and as progress bar inside the viewlet (when visible). Neither supports cancellation nor discrete progress nor a label to describe the operation.
Show progress in the status bar of the editor. Neither supports cancellation nor discrete progress.
Supports rendering of theme icons via the
$(<name>)-syntax in the progress label.
Show progress as notification with an optional cancel button. Supports to show infinite and discrete progress but does not support rendering of icons.