Start new thread for my events issue
Flip back to Eclipse
See empty space where Seam component name should be
Hang head in shame.
I suggest you place a breakpoint in Events.raiseEvent() and pay special attention to what Init.instance().getObserverMethods() returns for your event type, specifically you should check that it contains your observer method.
Oops, I posted before I saw your reply :) Glad you got it worked out.