geoprocessing progress in background needs better indicator

Idea created by graeme on Nov 17, 2010
    I'm not a fan of the scrolling blue text that is used to indicate progress of backgrounded geoprocessing.

    The reason is that I cannot tell how far progressed the process is.

    On some tools there appears to be a percentage complete tacked onto the end of the scrolling tool name but all I am ever able to read of that is a quick flash of the % sign (and no numbers).

    When geoprocessing is running in the background what I would like to see is:
    1. The tool that is running
    2. The percentage completion of that tool
    There is no need for that text to scroll - which I just find distracting.