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I added an Icon for a Component Template, which didn't show in Experience Manager right away.

The Event Component Template Icon didn't show

After deleting cached images in %TRIDION_HOME%\web\WebUI\WebRoot\ThumbnailCache, I was able to see the icon. But I think updating the modification number would work as well (for script, styles, and images).

  • For these icons, is clearing the cache or incrementing the modification the "right" approach?
  • Is there something I can do to prevent ThumbnailCache from getting out of date?
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The only thing I can think at this moment is to install a Browser add-on that eliminates the cache for every request. It will of course affect XPM performance. I really don't see a huge impact on refreshing the cache when you change the icon since it will be done just once

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    Okay, yeah that's a bit much just for the icons. :-) I think the typical update process would be to set all the desired CT icons first, clear the thumbnail cache, and then test (rather than small changes). – Alvin Reyes Sep 29 '14 at 22:38
  • Use Chrome Incognito? – Robert Jin Sep 30 '14 at 23:35

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