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Zbar Blank Tab? Empty Zbar Blank Tab?

on Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:18 am
I love using Zbar, but upon downloading it for my new work computer, there is a blank tab that cannot be removed....
Anybody know what this is all about / how to remove it?

Thanks!
Neil
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Zbar Blank Tab? Empty Zbar Blank Tab?

on Wed Jun 06, 2018 1:21 am
Here's the image of the blank tab....

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on Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:52 pm
If you hover over it, does it have a title?

ZBar has always been a "hack" and so there will be little niggles like this.  It's conflicting with some other app which is playing fast and loose with the definition of what a taskbar window should be probably.

I can probably help remove it, but need to work out where it's coming from first!  Is there an app you close which causes it to disappear?

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Zbar Blank Tab? Empty Zbar Blank Tab?

on Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:23 pm
Hovering over the blank tab gives a blank box....  (see below)
I haven't found a computer application either that when closed (or opened) removes this blank tab.

Zbar Blank Tab? ZBar_Hover_Result

Thanks!  Neil
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on Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:04 pm
Can you download this file:

https://www.zhornsoftware.co.uk/zbar/zbardebug.zip

Swap the file in it into place, and then control-click the offending button.  What does the dialog which appears say that the window title and class are?

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Zbar Blank Tab? Empty Zbar Blank Tab?

on Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:47 pm
Here's what I get:

Zbar Blank Tab? ZBar_De_Bug
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on Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:22 pm
Can you try downloading the file again and seeing whether it eliminates the button now - I've added an exclusion for that window?

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on Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:35 pm
Success!!!!   So far looks like that solved it!!!  Thanks! Smile

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