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

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Class does not support Automation or does not support expected interface - when opening any building blocks

Today suddenly in our production environment we got an error while opening any building block of any publication. The error is: Class does not support Automation or does not support expected ...
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How to control where custom lists appear in the CME

After following the great answer in this post, I can now insert, order and remove columns from the lists in the CME. I am only doing this for ECL folders at the moment (by extending the ECL editor). ...
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How to create image multimedia components using external URL using Tridion core service

I have an excel sheet which contains the column with External Image URL and i need to create the multimedia component using that URL and add this image component in my normal component, can anyone ...
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Dynamic Choice Lists in Tridion Schema

I'm hoping that there is a way to create a dynamic choice list when the user is filling out the component form based on a schema on the Content Manager side. Example: I have a drop down for Category ...
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“Not enough storage is available to complete this operation” error when publishing page

I have the following problem when publishing pages, though the file system shows the published pages. Any suggestions are welcome. Retrieving the COM class factory for component with ...
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What applications or utilities would update Tridion's XML schemas?

I'm dealing with a situation where I have installed the Media Manager connector for Tridion 2011 in two environments. In one environment, the connector worked fine. In the other, the Tridion GUI ...
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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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Reviewing or Logging Publish Transaction Failures

In the CME, failed publishing requests are replaced by newer publishing requests that succeed. Can we somehow see the failure details later? I agree with JanH's point that the queue isn't a logging ...
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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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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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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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Difference between Publish Content Now and Separate Phases?

We have three options when queueing items for publishing. Publish Content Now Publish Content Later Schedule Publish Phases Separately If choosing the third option we can choose generate publishable ...
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Managing flat and static files using Tridion

We are running SDL Tridion 2011 SP1. I am looking for ideas to move flat files(HTML, class, jsp, jars etc.) to Tridion CM for a consumer base(developers) with no experience in using the Tridion CME. ...
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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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License is invalid error while accessing Content Manager (SDL Tridion 2011)

Getting below error while accessing SDL Tridion Content Manager (SDL Tridion 2011). Did anyone face this issue before? <?xml version="1.0"?> <tcm:Error xmlns:tcm="http://www.tridion.com/...
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Field Length Restriction in RTF field

Apart from Event System C# Coding, is there any other simple way which allows to put a restriction on Field Value of an RTF field (or rather complex types like maximum number of linked component in a ...
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Setting 'paste as text' as default per user via core service

I have a need to set a specific users content editing parameters, specifically I need to set "paste as text" as a default for some users. I have been unable to parse out what needs to be done from the ...
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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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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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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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Access internal Content Manager from the internet

We have a Content Manager hosted in a internal subnet. Internal contributors are able to access to it perfectly from the enterprise network (intranet). Now we have been asked to provide a way to ...
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No space left on device error for a particular user

The below error appears for just a particular user when he publishes certain pages. Phase: Deployment Processing Phase failed, Unable to persist Transaction: tcm:0-75011-66560, No space left on ...
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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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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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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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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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How to best demonstrate multiple Tridion users?

When explaining how Tridion works, I find it helps having two browsers or tabs open to show how separate users interact with the CMS. I'll typically have say, Chrome and Firefox open with two ...
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The communication object, System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel, cannot be used for communication because it is in the Faulted state

Just started seeing the following error in the CME when trying to open any component or page: The communication object, System.ServiceModel.Channels.ServiceChannel, cannot be used for communication ...
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Tridion Upgrade from 5.3 to 2011 SP1

We have upgraded Tridion 5.3 to 2011 SP1. After upgrade we are facing one issue with rich text editor. If we create any new component having rich text editor then after saving the component the text ...
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Quick ways to check in all BluePrinted versions of an item?

As an author, I can see the versions of an item using the BluePrint Viewer (by selecting the item then BluePrint Hierarchy). I can also see all of (just) my checked out items under tasks. And I ...
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How to Troubleshoot “Pasting” Failure?

Occasionally in the Content Manager Explorer, CTRL+V for "paste" doesn't seem to work for me when moving items in the list view. In Chrome's console I can see these prompts when using the mouse with ...
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Unable to Initialize TDSE object when using LDAP

I'm attempting to configure Content Manager to authenticate against an OpenLDAP backend. I believe I've followed the docs on configuring LDAP. When I try to connect I get prompted to authenticate. ...
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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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Publishing page, missing images

I have a Page Template with several Component Templates. In the Template Builder everything shows and seems fine. When I publish my page and load it in my browser, everything shows except the images. ...
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SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HF1 - Add multimedia dialog crashing CMS

I've a strange issue that when I click to to open the 'Add multimedia' dialog window from my component window, the pop up causes the CME window to crash. This is happening in both IE and Chrome. ...
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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 does `This group will be available for setting permissions in the following Publications` work?

I've explained SDL Tridion authorization and basic practices but I'm not sure how the Group "available for setting permissions" setting completely works. I understand the publications a user sees in ...
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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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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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Locating a dependent Hotfix (80451) [closed]

We are currently applying hotfixes to a new build of SDL Tridion 2011 SP1+HR1 and have come across Hotfix CME_2011.1.1.83722 This hotfix fixes problem: Unpublishing a page shows also shows the 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 ...