WPS Wizard

Release date: 
Monday, 24 March, 2008




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WPS-Wizard adds an icon engine to the WPS so colorful PNG images can be used as icons. A preview for image files and thumbnails created by the Lucide application is added to the info area. Some of the features are:

  • Configurable menu items
  • Different menu items for different classes
  • Programmable object fly over help
  • Folder toolbars (freely programmable). Change it using drag and drop
  • Folder information area. Changeable using Rexx
  • Gadgets for displaying information on the  desktop as bars or text. These are small and easy to create REXX scripts
  • Contents of image files is displayed as the icon
  • A REXX interface is provided which gives access to the WPS from user scripts. Modify functions of WPS classes using REXX (similar to subclassing)
  • A preview for image files and Lucide thumbnails is added to the info area of folders
  • Change icon size up to 200x200
  • Icon engine for using PNG images as icons
  • Icon engine allows image composition using simple statements
  • Separate PNG icon package are available
  • Help and tutorial included
  • Workarounds for some WPS bugs

WPS-Wizard works fine together with CW-Multimedia Classes and XWorkplace. Doesn't work with SunnyIcons and the Turbo Folders feature of XWorkplace.

This software is distributed as compressed package. You have to download and manually install it; if prerequisites are required, you will have to manually install them too.

Manual installation

Program is distributed as ZIP package, see below for download link(s). Create backup copies of your INIs! If you are updating, uninstall previous version, delete or rename installation folder and run "Checkini /C" from WPTools package. Reboot.

  • Unzip WPS Wizard package in destination folder and run install.cmd, then restart WPS.
  • To install PNG icon themes, unzip the package in destination folder, copy ./bin/theme/set-icon-theme.cmd file from WPS Wizard package to the subdirectory where CLASS-IMAGE.INI file is and run it, then restart WPS.

Online documentation:

Following ones are the download links for manual installation:

Record updated last time on: 18/06/2019 - 15:47

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