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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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Is it possible to use Experience Manager Session Preview without the Ambient Data Framework?

I have a (currently theoretical) Java based architecture where there are no SDL Tridion elements (jar files/jsp code/filters etc.) the staging website. Is it possible to use Experience Manager (XPM) ...
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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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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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Cannot insert the value NULL into column error

We keep getting the below error repeatedly in the production environment of our application. Error: No data found. [ETA_ITEMS, U] Cannot insert the value NULL into column 'ITEM_ID', table '...
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Content Comparision after Migrating from 5.3 to 2011sp1

We have around 5K pages in tridion, after upgrading from 5.3 to 2011sp1, Due to some business reason we are not upgrading the broker db, fresh publishing will happen to blank 2011 broker db and ...
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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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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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Tridion UI 2012 Session Preview Web Service not maintaining preview in browser

I am struggling to get Tridion UI 2012 Session Preview working on a DD4T website. I view the website in a browser, click the SDL Tridion logo to enter 'edit' mode, then start editing some content on ...
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TDSE COM Error on getPublication

I'm in the process of upgrading a Tridion instance from 5.2 to 2011 SP1 HR1. Everything has gone smoothly in the upgrade - namespaces have been updated for the new Content Delivery dlls etc and ...
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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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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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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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List of items in DD4T

I would like to get a list of news items from the Broker in DD4T. I created a Controller to query the Broker and build a list of items using my own Model. The View iterates over the list and deploys ...
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Aspx page rendering SmartTarget <tcdl> tags

In my ASP.NET website I'm finding that my [tcdl] tags related to SmartTarget content are not being converted, but are being served 'as is' in the page HTML. I've tried the following: 1) I've gone ...
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Component Template Used in DD4T for Multiple Component Presentations with Same Component

How is the resolving of the Component Presentations done with DD4T? We had a strange situation where an older Component Presentation was shown for our Page but using a different CT. Looking into the ...
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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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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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XSLT Component template transformation with external images

We have Multimedia Component that works with external and internal images. When we have external images we have two cases: External Image that has query string parametes ... ex: http://yahoo.com/...
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Why does publishing a page in a non-publishable structure group give a publishing success status?

When you uncheck the 'Publishable' checkbox in the metadata of a structure group and then try and publish a page within it you get an immediate 'Success' status in the publishing queue. However, as ...
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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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Is it possible to configure Tridion’s deployer to send one ItemType to multiple storage types?

We’re looking to extend Tridion’s content storage layer with a new storage type to allow us to write some of our component presentations into a RavenDB repository. As part of this, we also want to ...
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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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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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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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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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Timeout in the TridionUploadAssembly

I have a timeout (around 30 secs) when using the TcmUploadAssembly tool. Which timeout setting can I change to increase this? Specifying a longer timeout in the command line of the TcmUploadAssembly ...
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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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Can you change the default hyperlink 'Type' value

Is it possible to change the default value for the hyperlink 'Type' drop down to be 'Component' instead of 'http://'? Nine times out of ten a content editor will change this drop down to Component ...
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How to select a check box by default for existing pages when modifying the metadata schema used by those page?

Workflow is enabled in the system. All pages in the system are associated with the metadata schema. Adding a new check box field to the metadata schema with a default value results in auto selection ...
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Accessing Embedded Schema fields via list of Component Links

I have a razor component template which is looping through a list of component links trying to read out fields that come from an embedded schema. The Embedded Schema contains fields like Title, Body, ...
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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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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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How to update a workflow definition with active process instances

To my knowledge it is currently (in SDL Tridion 2011) not possible to update a workflow definition while it still has active process instances. Isn't this a big problem for many organizations? How do ...
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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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Tridion Web UI shows error Not enough Storage to complete this action

I had seen that Tridion UI is displaying the error Not enough Storage to complete this action. I checked the event log of Tridion and I see a series of errors The number of render failures has ...
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What is the best way to do logging from the Tridion Custom Events c# code?

We have a custom event that gets fired on Save Component when we use Tridion UI and we had some issue with the code that we implemented. To troubleshoot it efficiently we need some logging put in ...
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Extend Content Delivery Web Service (OData) - how far can it be taken?

I've been playing with OData recently, and found a few (small) limitations on the out-of-the-box web service. I wonder if some of these limitations can be catered for by extending what is there ...
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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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Do custom events fired on the Tridion UI also get triggered when we use Tridion Core Services?

We have a custom event fired on Component Save when the Tridion UI is used. We have another application running as a Windows Service which creates and saves components using Tridion Core Services. ...
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Deployer extension / Navigation XML

We've been discussing how to build navigation that is inline with the content that is published from SDL Tridion. We typically see two approaches: 1) An xml page is published from sdl tridion that ...
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XPM Session Storage configuration for JNDI

I can use a JNDI name in my storage_conf.xml file for the standard content delivery database, but. This is great as we can create a single storage file that is used in all environments and remains ...
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Referencing data stored in other systems from Tridion 2011?

I have a number of external systems I would like to integrate my Tridion Published website with. I need my editors to be able to tag Components (or maybe Pages) with an ID of an item stored in another ...
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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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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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Getting additional keyword information from item Xml?

I have a very generic "GetItemXml" template building block that basically reads the current item being rendered and outputs the item's xml to the delivery tier. Component component = (Component)...
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Use of Session in our WCF Service for the model makes the Communicator service hang

We're in the process of building a extension. This extension has a Editor and a Model. In the Model we have a service defined that acts as a Proxy to a external service. Doing all the XML ...
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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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