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The Content Manager Explorer (CME) is the main user interface to the SDL Tridion Content Manager

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How to design a recursive menu schema?

I want to define a schema to store the content of a hierarchical menu, which has a depth not known in advance. Let the menu items be just link/caption pairs. This structure is self-contained, that is: ...
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How can I remove minification from the 2011 CME when developing a GUI extension?

I am developing a GUI Extension and am having some issues identifying some errors in my code. I am seeing errors that include the name of my extension but the code is minified so the line looks like: ...
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How to mass delete Tridion MessageCenter warnings?

I would like to be able to clear all the MessageCenter warnings with 1 button or click. I noticed if I keep my browser window open and the CMS server is unavailable (I go off the VPN) then about ...
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Is there a way to restrict users from deleting publish transactions from the publishing queue?

I have been looking into this for a couple of days now and have not found anything. The problem is we have people that were publishing out content that should not have been released. We went to the ...
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Issue with SDL Tridion's search functionality

I am using SDL Tridion 2011 SP1, and facing issue in Tridion's Search Functionality. When I try to use Advance Search in Content Manager Explorer for certain criteria (like Date Modified and Author), ...
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When creating a Schema I am asked for a Root Element Name, what is this?

When creating a new Schema in Tridion there is an entry field called 'Root Element Name'. The default is content but I am not sure what this does.
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Templates not readily available in Tridion Content Manager

When I create a new page template it doesn’t seem to be available in Tridion straight away. That is, if I go to a page I can’t assign my new page template straight away. It does become available after ...
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2011/2013 usability

My current customer has just switched from Tridion 2009 to 2011. The content managers (who do nothing but Tridion all day) are a bit disappointed about a few things: When they insert a component onto ...
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Can our web site's custom CSS styles be applied within Rich Text fields?

Is there a way to set a CSS stylesheet to be applied to RTF fields in the Tridion Content Manager GUI? We'd like to apply our basic paragraph and header styles so that users can see them as they are ...
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Tridion GUI not fully loading in Chrome, IE

I have a client who is reporting that Tridion 2011 SP1 is not fully loading for him. The left panel loads and the ribbon fully loads, but never the center pane. In another environment, he had this ...
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How to make sure we are always Intercepting “Send to My Favorites” user actions

I have recently implemented a rename favorites feature for Tridion and in the process I am intercepting the AddUri command and posing a prompt for the user to provide a new name for the favorite. ...
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How can I get Chrome to recognize schema changes immediately?

When I make a CMS Schema change using Google Chrome (SDL Tridion 2011 SP1) - components using this schema do not show the change - even if I empty the cache, or do a hard reload (shift+ctrl+R). I ...
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How to configure the height of 'Insert Character' popup window in OOTB Tridion?

RTF Field --> Insert special character. We have added few more special characters to the list. We have a requirement to increase the height of the popup window.Where can we configure it ?
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Why can't I change the key of a localized keyword?

In Tridion keyword keys can be changed at the global level without any issue. However a localized keyword key cannot be changed and gives the error: "Unable to save item Invalid value for property '...
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/WebUI/Models/TCM54/Services/General.svc/GetUserSettings taking TEN minutes to respond

SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1. When I'm hitting the CME in the browser I see the GetUserSettings is stalling. It is taking 10 minutes - seriously... 10 minutes to receive a response. As detailed below, ...
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SDL Tridion 2011 GUI Performance for large components

We've just upgraded to SDL Tridion 2011 from 2009 and we're having some performance issues loading 'heavy' components within the CME. Our problem component is a 'container' style component that ...
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SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 - Javascript errors in Firefox 19.0

I have recently installed the SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 CME and can successfully load and browse the content manager in IE8/9 without issues. However, in Firefox version 19.0 I can see no items in the ...
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Installation issue with SDL Tridion 2013 & SDL Web 8 CME not loading all items properly

I have upgrade our existing SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 + HR1 environment to SDL Tridion 2013. While validating the new CME I am getting following error continuously in the "Notifications" section The ...
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File name must be unique exception

I have a unusual requirement, I need to have a Structure Group with 2 pages. One called index.html and one called index.jsp. I thought easy! Set the name of each to the full file name i.e. index....
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Is there a way to make the CME always show thumbnail view for certain folders?

Some of our folders have a mandatory Multimedia Schema attached to them, and as such can only contain images. We would like the CME to default to thumbnail view rather than list view for the folders. ...
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Formatting features window cannot be closed [closed]

When I use Chrome or Firefox to edit the formatting features of a rich text field from the schema window, the popup shows up normally but I cannot close the popup. As a result, it is not possible to ...
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How to insert characters between two anchor tags placed side by side in the Tridion editor?

In a RTF (rich text field) field I am inserting two anchor tags side by side without having any other characters in between them. After successfully inserting the two anchor tags, I am unable to ...
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Unable to delete a Publication

I am trying to delete a Publication that is no longer required. Any localized items within the Publication have been unlocalized, and the Publication has also been unpublished. When I try and delete ...
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How to make the text area in CodeMirror extension fit the entire screen?

Is there a way to make the text area in CodeMirror extension fit the entire screen? I am using 0.32 version downloaded from https://www.sdltridionworld.com/community/2011_extensions/codemirror.aspx ...
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How to create a schema containing a field having a color picker?

I need to create a schema with these fields: 1. Title(text type) 2. Image(multimedia type) 2. Color (Red, Blue, Yellow and Green only) To enable an author to choose any color(background/bgcolor) ...
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Is it possible to default to 'main view' of the SDL Tridion 2011 CME instead of the dashboard?

SDL Tridion 2011 introduced the new dashboard (or control panel) in the CME. Under User Preferences > View Settings on that page, it is possible for a user to change their start-up view to load the ...
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Why does Chrome keep eating more and more memory when using the CME?

When I have Chrome open for a long time using the SDL Tridion (2011SP1) CME, it seems that the memory creeps up and up until I have to kill the process (within a few hours can go up to 1 GB of RAM), ...
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Unable to load DLL 'xmogrt': The specified module could not be found. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8007007E)

We are deploying a DotNet website managed using SDL Tridion 2013. We need to deploy the website on two web servers (web1 & web2) load balanced using a NLB. The CMS is set to publish files through ...
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Use for identification Category Setting?

Category properties let us set a Use for identification setting. What is this used for?
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Publishing Queue can not be sort on the Time filter

I am using SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HR 1 and If i try to sort the entries in my Publishing queue on the basis of Time filter it does not work .i.e it does not put any effect on the publishing queue list. ...
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CME error when saving components with required metadata

I'm seeing an strange error when trying to save components using a schema with mandatory embedded metadata schemas. The problem comes when trying to create a new component with this schema. I can ...
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How to create a component in the Tridion JS Framework (Anguilla)?

I am working on an extension that must create a component. Until now, my code looks like this: var item = $models.createNewItem($const.ItemType.COMPONENT); item.setPublication(pubId); item....
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Is it useful to show which version of an item is published, and if so, how should I do this?

I'm helping collect the design considerations for letting users see the version number of an item that was published to each Target Type in the Content Manager Explorer. So far we've covered: Show ...
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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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Notification Message Event | Anguilla

I am looking to catch the Event, when notification bar shows a notification message in GUI using Anguilla framework. Actually at that perticular event, I want to catch the messages of certain type ...
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Is there a maximum file size applied to uploads in to Tridion?

If a user uploads a binary item to a multimedia schema in Tridion is there a limit on the size of the file that may be selected?
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Creating a new Publication throws: Unable to save new item The transaction has aborted

This is a brand new installation of Tridion 2013 SP1 on WS12 with SQL 2012. The interface loads with no issue. I can add user favorites and create publication targets and target types. However, when I ...
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On Chrome 49, component including link field cannot be saved

On Tridion 2013 SP1 and 2011 SP1, after I upgraded Google Chrome browser version to 49.0.2623.75, a component which includes component link or multimedia link field cannot be saved. When creating a ...
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Powertools DragDropUploader Uploaded 0 file. Number of failures error

We've installed Powertools and are trying to use the DragDropUploader. At first we were missing the TemporaryFiles folder as the error in the Event Viewer showed. After creating it and setting full ...
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Static Id's in Tridion?

Was wondering if there are some predefined static id's in Tridion or not. Type: "Folder" id is "2" Type: "Structure Group" id is "4" Type: "Categories and Keywords" id is empty? Type: "Publication" id ...
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Component Fields available in GUI Extension with fieldBuilder

I would like to get all the Component fields in the Component View from a GUI Extension. I am following the excellent code sampels provided here: GUI extension to hide field in 2011 SP1 My problem ...
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Duplicate “Published to” Entries

When looking at "Where used" and "Published to" for an item, we are seeing duplicate entries for the same Target. We are not able to remove the duplicates. When unpublishing, these duplicate entries ...
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Compare component versions error

I have been getting an infamous - "array can not be null" error when try to do following in an SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 HR1: Open the "History" of any component Select any two versions and do compare OR ...
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Getting the below error message whenever I try to select a component template

I am getting the below error message whenever I try to select a component template within presentations in a Tridion 5.3 Currently I am using Internet Explorer 7.0, previously we had one Vertual ...
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Ordering and Removing Columns from List Views

I have created a new DataExtender to display a custom field for my items, and this column has been added to an editor and it works correctly in the CME. However I would now like to remove one of the ...
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Inform Authors of Scheduled Publishing

The use case I'm investigating are components or pages that are scheduled to be generated and published at a later time. Aside from Tridion workflow (to restrict authors from editing non-approved ...
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Anguilla - How to add multiple Component Links

Following this very nice page, I am trying to insert multiple component links in one go through JavaScript: var fieldsBuilder = $display.getView().properties.controls.fieldBuilder; // The Field Type ...
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make schema fields read-only in Tridion 2011 SP1

what would be the best approach to create a 'read-only' schema field in Tridion 2011? There was a good extension for 5.3/2009 (http://www.sdltridionworld.com/community/extension_overview/...
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ECL Errors Impacting Entire Instance

I am trying to run down a few ECL errors we are encountering from an ECL connector in Web 8 connected to an S3 bucket mountpoint. It is valid to recognize that we are in a multiple mountpoint ECL ...
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Can we use Catalina Controls in GUI Extensions?

I understand SDL Web uses a mix of "Anguilla" and "Catalina" controls in its user interfaces. But I don't see much public information about Catalina. In a typical SDL Web GUI extension, are ...