Log into both the text and graphics workstation
as the same user
Exit out of the text workstation application by clicking File --> Exit
then answering Yes.
On the graphics workstation, Left click to bring up the AWIPS menu. Choose
AWIPS start-up menu.
Click Test Mode Control Program from the start-up menu.
Select the mode to which you wish to change the workstation.
If you receive the following error: Found more than one desktop or workspace
in your setup. You need to run Control Center program, Kcontrol to set it
back to 1 for each of the 3 monitors in order to continue. This is also true
and applied to the text workstation. , you either currently have multiple
workspaces identified in in you user id or did have at some point. To fix
1. Go into Kcontrol and set your workspaces back to 1 for each monitor.
2. Move the file /home/$user/.kde/share/config/kdeglobals to /tmp
3. Log out
4. Log back in. You should now be able to change workstation modes.
To avoid this issue althogether, a tester ID can be created which is always
set to 1 workspace.
Use the applications (except IFPS service backup, AvnFPS and LSR) as necessary.
WarnGen Products in Practice Mode
Start WarnGen as usual
Select an area and click Create Text
Note: the warning will NOT pop up on the
On the D2D, click Tools --> Text Window
Type WRKWG#, where # is your workstation number, into the AFOS Cmd:
Once your file is there, click Enter Editor
Edit the file as usual
When finished, click Send
Click Go Ahead on the warning box
Click Go Ahead on the test wording warning box
The warning is now available for followup in WarnGen