Questions tagged [gui-extensions]

Tridion's Content Management Explorer contains an extension point which allows extending the User Interface. This framework is called the GUI Extensions API (internally known as Anguilla). The framework is written in Javascript and allows .NET web applications and services to back the Javascript front end.

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How do you get a user's name and description from their ID in the SDL Tridion Anguilla framework

I have written a GUI extension for SDL Tridion 2011 SP1. The GUI consists of an extra ribbon button and event handler which is triggered when a component is saved. My event handler is registered as ...
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How can you extend the default behavior of Tridion.Cme.Commands.Open.prototype._execute()?

I have written a GUI extension which adds an additional tab to many of the Item views in the SDL Tridion CME (e.g. Component, Page and Schema etc.). I have also written some JavaScript which loads ...
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How do you configure an SDL Tridion CME extension for a subset of views?

I have created a new editor for SDL Tridion which adds some new functionality to the ribbon bar. This is enabled by adding the following snippet to the editor.config <!-- ItemCommenting ...
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GUI Extension - Unable to populate item using minor version

How to populate an item using minor version? Am using the below code snippet. var item = $models.getItem('tcm:222-7244-64-v1'); - Works fine. var item = $models.getItem('tcm:222-7244-64-v1.3'); - ...
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During GUI Extension development, what are the likely causes of a blank user interface with a grey bar

When working on a GUI extension, it is very easy to break the GUI, so that the normal contents of the dashboard don't show up on start up. Instead, you get a Grey box (the NavigationHeader div) ...
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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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Tridion Gui Extension Error Message: Unable to get unique id for element. What is the cause?

I'm trying to build a GUI Extension to 2011. One of my requirements is that there be a 'settings' page for this extension that a Tridion user can access from the Ribbon. When Tridion loads, the GUI ...
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Tridion 2011 GUI Extensions: What is the proper usage of the pagetype element in the configuration?

One of the requirements for a Tridion GUI Extension which I'm building is that there needs to be a 'configurations' page, where Tridion users can provide certain settings. I am trying to create a ...
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How to get the metadata of a page(minor version) in Tridion for Context Menu Item?

Workflow is enabled in the system. There is a context menu button added to the editor which makes use of Page metadata. The Event System will update the current page path in the page metadata on when ...
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Creating a Multiple Operation Progress Bar

I've currently using Tridion 2011 SP1 and would like to create a long running process. The process receives update by polling a external service till it's done. Example of this bar: So what I would ...
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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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