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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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Workflow Process Histories

In the database, there is a table WFL_PROCESS_HISTORIES - Does the part of the Purge Tool to clear the workflow process histories simply clear down this table, or are other changes made to the ...
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What are the advantages and disadvantages of using a “General Content” Schema?

Some Tridion implementations I have worked on/designed make use of just a few schemas and tend to use a General Schema which has a lot of Component Templates linked to it. The Component Templates do ...
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Is it possible to have Experience Manager footprint values come from a Tridion Category

The online documentation (requires login) clearly states how to set up custom footprint lists to enable you to preview your content under different conditions. Here you typically define a list of ...
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WorldServer - Why items are not undo checkout while cancelling the project?

We come across an issue that on WorldServer, content authors raised a set of components for translation. After some time, they encountered some error (Sorry I don't know the exact error) and they ...
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How to set up user interface update for SDL Tridion 2011

We were trying to set up UI 2011 in Tridion. We have contacted Tridion Support for the steps for installing Tridion UI 2011. They gave us a link for the documentation http://sdllivecontent.sdl.com/...
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Modify the WYSIWYG editor

When using the WYSIWYG editor there a <p> tags created on certain places. We want to create a list <li></li> but the styling defines it in a specific way while the Tridion WYSIWYG ...
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Tridion Core Service endpoint

I'm using the Core Service Client to get a list of keywords by a given category. However when viewing the page I get the following error: Could not find default endpoint element that references ...
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Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1 - OData access_token

The online docs mention(requires login) that the access_token JSON returned by a call to the access_token.svc returns something like: {"access_token":"HufXeuUt%2FYYElA8SYjJOkUkrXxV9dyXRirmKhjW%2Fb%...
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Improving SaveApplicationData performance

I'm currently using the core service SaveApplicationData method - sequentially adding new application data to both a specific subject (TCM URI) and to the global application data namespace. This ...
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Do I have to install MSXML for SDL Tridion 2013?

Reviewing my installation notes for SDL Tridion 2013 on Windows Server 2012, I don't remember specifically installing MSXML. I know we needed to for 2011 (Creating a Development VM Part 3 on ...
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Using Workflow Logger class in External Activity Script Type - SDL Tridion 2013

In SDL Tridion 2013 there are two types of Automatic Activity scripts: C# Scriptlet and External Activity (a .NET assembly made available as a Template Building Block). In the C# Scriptlet type ...
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Tridion UGC doesn't save anything in database

I'm trying to configure Tridion for User Generated content following the instructions from the installation manual and from the sdllivecontent website. Still, I am not able to make it works. Nothings ...
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HTTP Upload page gives fatal communication error with Windows Process Activation Service

I have configured HTTP upload "by the book", using the pre-packaged web application in "installer directory"\Content Delivery\roles\upload\dotNET\webapp\x86_64\upload.zip When accessing the ...
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Facing issue in implementation of EventSystem

We are using Tridion 2011 SP1, We are facing error Unable to create an Eventsystem Object. As debugging is not working we have implemented custom logging. We found that Subscribe function is getting ...
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Using log4net for Tridion Custom Events only works for Publish or Save events, not both

My question is somehow related to this question, but it is a different issue. I have used log4net in an Event DLL; I have written custom events for publish and save events, but I don't get logs for ...
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Configure WebDAV on the server?

Does anyone have a list of steps to follow for configuring WebDAV on a server? When I try to connect from explorer on a Win 7 PC I get a "The folder you entered does not appear to be valid..." ...
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Using Function Source in Condition Sentence for DW

I'm trying to make it work to use function source(Custom Function) in condition sentence for DW Template. The Result is, In case of adding @@ to the function source in front and behind, the function ...
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DW Template for Multi Embedded Multi Component Link Field

I'M trying to implement DW Template using the Useful TBB("Get Linked Component") found the following URL. https://sdltridionworld.com/community/2011_extensions/generic-2011-tbbs.aspx This TBB have ...
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Inconsistent results using the WebGUIResponder.asp

I'm currently facing a problem that I cannot properly identify, so I will give the lengthy version in the hope that I could have missed some details. I'm performing a content migration from Tridion ...
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Subscribe on the EventSystem for translation is finished event?

We are working with WorldServer and I was wondering if an event is thrown when a Translation comes back from WorldServer in the status Translated? If one ore more translated components in a job is of ...
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How to configure the Tridion Monitoring Service?

cd_monitor_conf.xml contains the entries: <HeartbeatMonitoring ListenerPort="20131" EnableRemoteHeartbeats="true"> <AutomaticServiceRegistration RegistrationFile="RegisteredServices.xml" ...
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getting key_string_value using content delivery api

I need to retrieve the key_string_value based on value of key_name. The code i am using is as below. public void SomeFunction() { Query query; CustomMetaKeyCriteria metaKeyCriteria = new ...
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Publishing Taxonomy to broker database

Further to my recent post Tridion Core Service endpoint with regard to querying the Core Service Client to retrieve a list of keywords for a given category Id, I've realized it might not be the best ...
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Can't edit binary files in Experience Manager

I have installed Experience Manager for Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1. When installing I had to configure a 'Content Delivery session preview Web service'. I got the service to work by removing type mappings ...
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How to render image from database using DD4T

I am publishing everything to the Broker database, including images. How do I resolve the images from the Broker database using DD4T? I found a nice example of resolving images from the filesystem ...
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AmbientDataContext is not properly initialised

I have a DD4T website, and I am struggling to get Tridion Experience Manager 2012 Session Preview working correctly. After editing a bit of content on the page, when i hit "Finish Editing", the page ...
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Is auto-publish for Experience Manager configurable?

I notice that when session preview is enabled for Experience Manager, my page is auto-published to my staging website when I click Finish Editing. When I disable session preview, it no longer auto ...
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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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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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PublishTransactions Filter by PublishTransactionState Renders no results

I am working on some event system code and I have the following snippet of code to examine the PublishQueue and see if the current item I am scheduling is already scheduled: public static bool ...
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Publisher not picking up template changes

I had a problem with the Default Finish Actions TBB containing the wrong namespace for some of the Parameter Schemas it referenced (but didn't use). This was causing the publishing of items (Pages ...
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Why can't I see Tridion item XML in IE in version 2013?

In versions 2011 and earlier, you could (on the CM server) paste the TCM uri of an item into the browser address bar in IE and hey presto - the TCM protocol handler enabled you to see the full XML of ...
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What needs to be configured (on CM) when removing session preview for Experience Manager?

I want to use Experience Manager without session preview enabled. I simply removed the oData endpoint and staging website URLs from the Publication Target Session Preview tab (and restarted IIS) but I ...
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Extending Tridion Experience Manager

We are looking for some examples / explanation on how to extend Experience Manager We want to add a layer / popup window that shows webanalytics data of that page/component, similar to the (show ...
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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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Unable to unpublish the content and remove a Publication Target in Tridon 2011?

I recently moved and upgraded Tridion 5.3 application in to Tridion 2011 SP1 on new fresh environment. Now we have a publication target (with “file system” protocol) which was in use and no more ...
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Tridion still uses c:\windows\temp folder at publish time

our Tridion installation has been configured to have all its temporary folders pointed to a dedicated folder on our D-drive (configured in the MMC of Tridion). However, it seems that during a ...
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Problem using default pages in Experience Manager

We have discovered that when we use the URLs without filenames in our web application, that is, using the default filenames of the server (welcome file list in Tomcat), Experience Manager doesn't work ...
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What are the best practices to manage the sitemap for a Tridion website?

As a general requirement some/almost all of our clients require the website’s sitemap to publish automatically whenever a page gets created and published. Generally we implement this functionality ...
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Migrating Event System from 5.3 to 2011 SP1

We are currently in the process of upgrading from Tridion R5.3 SP1 to Tridion 2011 SP1. One of the parts to upgrade is the event system which we will also be migrating from VB to .NET (C#). ...
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How to Increase content Porter Importing File Size

We were trying to import Publications using Content Porter 2009. Even if we try to import one single component. We are getting below error unable to upload package.Access to server could be ...
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How to write out full Page URL in a Page Template

For every Page I want to write out a meta tag in the HTML head containing the full Page URL. How do I build up this URL including domain name? We're using SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 with modular templates.
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Mixing Workflow with Experience Manager (Session Preview)

Has anybody worked together with the Session Preview of Experience Manager and workflow? I think there is a problem of saving automatically the modified components in the experience manager whenever ...
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When performing an upgrade, is it a problem if there are active workflow process items?

I think in general the answer to this is No, however I do remember that there were some significant changes to Workflow between versions 5.2 and 5.3 (and the upgrade in question is from 5.2) which ...
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What should I look out for when upgrading from R5.2 to 2011 SP1

I am looking for some insight into real world experience of upgrading a Tridion 5.2 SP1 system to 2011 SP1. What must be changed or will definitely break (GUI extensions for example), what areas are ...
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Determining the version of Razor Mediator installed

I am setting up a new SDL Tridion environment and need to install the Razor Mediator (on both the Content Manager and Publisher servers). I want to make sure that the environment that I am setting up ...
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How do I remove a component template which publishes Dynamic Component Presentations?

While trying to figure out why components on one of our publications take longer to publish then on other publications we discovered an old component template that existed on just that publication. It ...
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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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