Zenity percent progressbar for scripts accepting parameters

(for FILE in [email protected]; do echo $[100*++x/$#]; command-for-each-parameter; done)|zenity --progress --auto-close
Shows a zenity progressbar for each file in a script, see the samble output. Works with any number, less, equal or greater than 100. x is not initially defined. If used twice in the script, set it: x=0 (for FILE in [email protected]; do echo $[100*++x/$#]; command... "$FILE"; done)|zenity --progress --auto-close
Sample Output
#!/bin/bash
# Example usage for rotating images:
(for FILE in [email protected]; do echo $[100*++x/$#]; mogrify -rotate -90 "$FILE"; done)|zenity --progress --auto-close

call with:

$ ./script file1.gif file2.jpg file3.png ...

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By: rodolfoap
2010-10-05 10:07:04

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