Author Topic: [SOLVED] xCenter Windows List Widget Not Showing Things on the Bar  (Read 2847 times)

Martin Iturbide

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Hi

I have a OS/2 Warp 4.52 VM with XWorkplace 1.0.15 installed.

Suddenly I noticed that the " Windows List Widget" on the xCenter is not showing the windows that are open or minimized on the desktop. The bar just remains always empty.

I had tried removing the widget and putting it again, with no luck.
Also, if I open the widget filter I don't see any filter that is making something wrong, but on the "New Entry" I see everything normal.

Any ideas?

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« Last Edit: December 27, 2022, 04:05:11 am by Martin Iturbide »
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Re: xCenter Windows List Widget Not Showing Things on the Bar
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2022, 02:31:32 am »
I noticed that the " Windows List Widget" on the xCenter is not showing the windows that are open or minimized on the desktop. The bar just remains always empty.

The problem is likely not in the widget itself but in the XWP Daemon (xwpdaemn.exe) which notifies it of changes. If the daemon isn't running or has some problem, the WinList widget won't get updated.

If you're running XWP Full, you have to enable the daemon yourself in XWP Setup, though enabling XPager should also do it, IIRC. Under XWP Lite, it's always enabled. If that doesn't fix it, perhaps the "Windows Miracle Cure" will - just reboot and hope for the best...

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Re: xCenter Windows List Widget Not Showing Things on the Bar
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2022, 03:59:48 am »
Thanks Rich

I have the XWP full version installed, but I can not find where to enable XPager or the XWP Daemon on the "XWP Setup".
Which is the correct option?

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Re: xCenter Windows List Widget Not Showing Things on the Bar
« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2022, 04:04:56 am »
Hi Rich.

It worked, I just enabled some of the stuff there, and on the next reboot the " Windows List Widget" started working fine.
But I'm still trying to remember how to enable XPager.

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Re: [SOLVED] xCenter Windows List Widget Not Showing Things on the Bar
« Reply #4 on: December 27, 2022, 06:55:48 am »
Hi Martin

The Screen object in xworkplace Installation folder has the XPager setting you are looking for.


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Re: [SOLVED] xCenter Windows List Widget Not Showing Things on the Bar
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2022, 02:33:48 pm »
Thanks Pete.
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