Questions tagged [2009]

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Move component to another folder

I want to move one component from one folder to another folder already created. while (textReader.Read()) { textReader.MoveToElement(); Component comp = tdse.GetComponent(textReader....
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Ordinal position of a Component Presentation in a DWT

I am looking for a way to generate a CSS Id for a Component Presentation, which is guaranteed to be unique within the scope of the page. My initial thought is to make use of the ordinal position of ...
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Disabling a Publication Target for a Structure Group

Is there any way of disabling publishing to a Publication Target within a specific Structure Group? One of our clients is about to relaunch a section of their site, and we need to restructure the ...
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Adding Classes to the FormatAreaStyles.css - Tridion 2009

I am trying to edit the FormatAreaStyles.css file in Tridion 2009 to add custom classes to the dropdown in the Rich text editor. In 2011 I know the file is here: C:\Program Files (x86)\Tridion\web\...
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List of SDL Tridion References

I'm trying to have a list of SDL Tridion Documentation References for easy usage. Please list down all Tridion references based on Versions.
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Insert List into a package

I have a TBB.Net that insert some items into the package. I need that this TBB.Net inserts all the items in a List of items and then insert this list in the package, but with the PushItem method I ...
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How to handle Custom URLs on Tridion 2011 which are written in ASP on Tridion 2009?

After our upgrade to Tridion 2011, I was trying to convert our Tridion 2009 Custom URL code written using ASP, to work on 2011. While working on this, I was stuck with a few API's that are not ...
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Implementing Multiple deployers/Broker databases vs. replication

I am currently working in a Tridion 2009 SP1 environment where are trying to set-up a fail-over situation by using two deployers which are deploying content to two different file servers and two ...
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Default Rendering Date Format

We have recently inherited a Tridion 2009 implementation and whilst restoring that database onto a new development server there is one thing that is working on the old server that isn't on the new one ...
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Tridion Extensions

I would like to have an extension (GUI) on Component Save and Close checking if all fields have proper values. I have not written any extensions still and will start with by simply throwing an alert ...
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Dynamic links taking time to be reflected : Tridion 2009

We are facing an issue with dynamic component linking in our prod server, as the component is showing but the corresponding link is taking time to be active. It is showing as 'dead link' though data ...
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Could i use xsl:include in my rtf xslt filter?

Can i use the <xsl:include url="some.xslt"/> tag in the rtf xslt format area in a schema, to always include the same xslt and only have to change it once instead of in all my templates? And if ...
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How to Allow Keyboard Shortcuts to Navigate CME Drop-down Menus

I'm able to navigate some drop-down menus by typing the first letter of an option in SDL Tridion 2011. This seems to work for out-of-the-box options like Schema Type, Field Type, and anything that's ...
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Event System Alternatives (Memory Leakage)

We have the following scenarios and want to achieve them without using events (probably using TBB’s or extensions if possible). I have not gotten much help from the forum, please suggest and share ...
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Binary not being removed from filesystem

We have binaries which are both dynamic, but can also be manually added to components. PDF's in this particular case. The binary is unpublished The references to the components it was linked to have ...
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How can i check if a page is published?

I want to check if a page is published or not. TDSItems listPage = SGroup.GetItems(ItemType.ItemTypePage); foreach (Page newPage in listPage) { tcm = newPage.Info.ID; } I can see info ...
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Tridion 2009 DWT How to know if a checkbox field is checked?

Does anyone knows how to check from a dreamweaver template if a checkbox field is checked or not? Thanks in advance
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I don't want to publish any related components when publishing a component

I'm working with Tridion 2009. When I publish a component I expect that it will be publish the dynamic components template related. But, it is also publishing the components where is used. I have a ...
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Taxonomy Broker cache issue in Tridion 2009

This is a Tridion 2009-SP1 Java environment with an Oracle Broker. Both the deployer and the website are running on the same server. We have the CD_2009.1.71453 roll up hotfix installed as well We ...
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What kind of API should I use to create components in Tridion 2009 using an ASP.NET project?

I'm looking for information on how to create and publish dynamically components in Tridion 2009. What kind of API do I need and are there any tutorials around to get started with it?
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Tridion 2009 C# : How To add a custom Schema name space

I'm creating a web service in C# for Tridion 2009. This web service creates a schema in Tridion based on an XML input file. The schema gets created just fine. But I can't seem to change the schema ...
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SiteEdit doesn't work in my page

I'd like to ask you something about my issue. SiteEdit 2009 SP3 has been installed and configured for our website. We have followed the instructions provided in Chapter 2 Implementing and configuring ...
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What improvements in transactional deployment were released in 2013

On a 2009 system, I have the following scenario: Create two multimedia components with the same binary filename Publish a page where the templating calls AddBinary on both (using the filename) The ...
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Copying components across publication in Tridion 2009 SP1

I am using SDL Tridion 2009. We use VBScript and JSP. I have a requirement to copy components across publications. How is this possible? Please suggest some ideas.
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How to get the Publication Target of a current Page in C#?

What I need is to have the Publication Target of a current Page. With the following code I get the Publication Target where the Page is published, but now I need to ensure that this Publication ...
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How can I automatically generate an email when a specific content item publishes in Tridion 2009 SP1?

I have a requirement to automatically generate an email with the publishing Status (Success or Failed) of a specific important content item. This will help us in alerting & troubleshooting in ...
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Unable to unpublish some content?

I am working in Tridion 2009, trying to remove some components. The components have been already published, so I need to unpublish first. This component is a "Linked Schema" for several component ...
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Custom Configuration Section in Tridion.ContentManager.Config

*Version: Tridion 2009 * I have added a Custom Configuration section in Tridion.ContentManager.Config for storing some values to be used by the Custom Resolver that I'm writing. I will use this ...
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Installing 2009 events code in Tridion 2011

We recently upgraded a Tridion 2009 site to 2011, and are now trying to migrate the events code. Unfortunately Tridion doesn't seem to be hooking into the events. I've done the following: Update the ...
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Is it possible to export publishing queue entries?

Is it possible to export entries in the publishing queue using the content management explorer (CME) in Tridion 2009 SP1? I'd like to view this in Excel so that I can manipulate the data and use it ...
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Distributed Deployer Setup in Tridion 2009

In Tridion R5 we have two deployer services running on our server (linux based) and both serves the request. Is it possible to have multiple deployers in 2009? We want to distribute the load (Active/...
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Is there any good reason for a difference between PublishEngine.IsPublished() and the component xml field IsPublished?

I'm trying to check if a binary is already published to the target and if not publish it. private bool isCompToPublish(Component component) { bool compToPublish = false; PublicationTarget ...
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Tridion 2009 CM and CD Database Segregation in Different Machines: Reasons

It is recommended by SDL Tridion to have two separate database in two different machines for Tridion CM (Content Manager) and CD (Content Delivery). One reason could be, problem/issues of one ...
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Tridion User Last Login Info

IS there a way to find out when any user is logged in for the last time in Tridion CMS? I tried to look in Trustees table in database but did not get any indication. Please suggest.
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Database Permissions Required in SQL Server for Tridion Users

Do I need to give sys_admin privilege to any users in the database? It does not seems to be required, please suggest. Also, apart from the MTSUser (COM user), is there any other user for which I ...
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How to debug with template builder

I'm getting started with tridion and i'm working on an "old" tridion project. With the template builder, i managed to see how the component models are built but i need to debug my C# code which is ...
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Can I view previous versions of publication metadata values?

Is there a way to view previous publication metadata values using the content management explorer (CME) in Tridion 2009 SP1? I'd also like to view things such as who made the last change and when it ...
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How to view blueprint hierarchy in Tridion 2009

Tridion 2011 has a nice feature of viewing blueprint hierarchy. How can I do the same in Tridion 2009?
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How can I control the encoding of '&amp;' when adding a URL into a rich text field in Tridion 2009?

I'm having an issue when inserting a hyperlink of type 'http://' into the rich text editor. I'm trying to a pass a query string value in the URL: www.somewebsite.com/Break.aspx?ht=all&sd=31/08/...
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Installing CM and Broker databases on separate servers

Currently, we have CM and Broker database on the same database server. Now, we want to separate these two to balance the load on the database server itself. I found we need to change the broker.conf ...
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Modifying Templates for Hebrew and Arabic

We use Tridion (2009) for our different country sites that have left to right languages such as French, English, and Chinese. We now need to modify our existing templates for Hebrew and Arabic, ...
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Tridion Upgrade 2009 to 2013

I am planning to upgrade my Tridion 2009 to 2013. We have been using 2009 features as mentioned below. Initially it's a AS-IS state upgrade. Please advise if any of the feature will require code ...
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Is there a TOM.Net API to find whether a particular component version been already published to a specific publication target?

I want to know whether the component latest version is published or not in a specific publication target. Could you please help me in placing the correct API call.
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Getting the user who clicked publish in tom.net during publish

I need to log the user who clicked publish on an item. I can't use an event system(technical restrictions), so I thought I would create a TBB which would simply write to a txt file during publishing. ...
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How can I find all of a page's publishing history for a given period of time?

In Tridion 2009, is there any way to find all the publishing history for a page for a specific period of time? I tried to get this information from the Transactions table but it overrides the value ...
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What really happens when we restart the Tridion Publisher service?

In the pipeline of my Template Builder, I have a Template Building Block which takes a Component as parameter. When I update this Component in Tridion then publish the Page that calls this TBB, I ...
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Success Notification XML in 2009 is not read by transport service in 2013

We are in middle of upgrading the CMS from 2009 to 2013 SP1. As part of staged upgrade, We are trying to publish from 2013 sp1 CMS to 2009 Deployer. In this process the content published ...
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Get TemplateRepeatIndex out of TemplateBeginRepeat

I have the code above in a DWT and what I need is to put in the "X" the number of elements that I have. So the final TemplateRepeatIndex + 1 and it should be in the DWT if it is possible. Does anyone ...
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Is it possible to read the content of Multimedia component binary file using TOM.NET

I have some Multimedia Components which contain uploaded binary files of multimedia types PDF and MS Word. Is it possible to read the content of the PDF/DOC from the Multimedia Component using the ...
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Replicating existing Tridion 2009 CMS on a different Machine with the same license

Both the Tridion(2009 CMS 5.3) CM server & CD server needs to be replicated on the new machines before we shut down the old machines. We followed the installation manual for setting up CM & CD ...