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Are SmartTarget, Audience Manager, Profiling and Personalization are same?

SmartTarget and Profiling and Personalization are not the same although at a very very basic level it may appear you can force them to do the same thing. Profiling and personalization will allow you ...
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Unable to load config file cm_cnfg_git : Unable to decrypt data

Actually, it seems that this was related to issues with Chrome 36, for which there exists a hot fix: Chrome 36 with Tridion 2011 or 2013 Apparently I already had the hot fix but still needed to ...
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Use Core Service to communicate between Tridion 2011 and Web 8.5

Obviously it will depend on what technology you are using for the client. For example in a .NET programme, you could host both the 2011 client and the 8.5 version, but then you'd have to create ...
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Unable to load config file cm_cnfg_git : Unable to decrypt data

According to my mailbox, I've seen this error before :) It was resolved by re-registering the CAPICOM.DLL file that Tridion requires to encrypt/decrypt this configuration file. It looks like something ...
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Custom ItemSelectDialogView when called from component with a preset schema

You can do a little magic to customize the default ItemSelectDialog view after its loaded (assumption based on your comments with John Winter). First you'll want to create an extension group in your ...
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Tridion cannot find my resources

As stated in the comments above, next to defining the resources files in the configuration, you should also move the dll of your GUI extension project to the Tridion\web\WebUI\WebRoot\bin folder. I ...
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Unable to save component when using this string: "() {}"

Those characters are also used for the "Shellshock bug" (a Bash vulnerability discovered recently) that is currently all the rage. It's possible that a security update outside of Tridion (firewall, ...
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Catch 'Schedule Publish Phases Separately' event in SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 GUI

It's the same event as publishing 'now'. The difference is simply that the PublishInstruction will have the StartAt property set to the date/time selected for rendering, and the DeployAt property ...
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Saving the publish transaction package in Content manager and content Delivery

Content Delivery In your cd_deployer_conf.xml, modify the "Cleanup" attribute of the Queue Location element to be "false": <Queue> <Location Path="c:\tridion\staging\incoming" WindowSize="...
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How do I only load a specific Javascript file when the current view is a ComponentView?

You need to extend associated View group. In case of ComponentView it is Tridion.Web.UI.Editors.CME.Views.Component See how to make groupextensions from Eric answer in similar post: Component ...
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Page preview through core service

Take a look at the CoreService API. You need this RenderedItemData PreviewItem( RepositoryLocalObjectData itemData, TemplateData templateData, PublishInstructionData publishInstruction, ...
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Attempted to read or write protected memory. This is often an indication that other memory is corrupt

Turns out the Database server had gone down the night before due to a hardware failure. After it had been restored, the Tridion Content Manager Service Host service had not been restarted. After ...
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How do I update my Component (metadata) fields while copy/pasting a Component, using EventSystem?

So you set the title after making sure your Component is checked out, but you tried to sync back the changes of the content before ensuring it is checked out: ... // sync content back to Component ...
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How do I update my Component (metadata) fields while copy/pasting a Component, using EventSystem?

Bart already pointed out the proper order to do this check-out/modify/check-in cycle after the copy operation is performed. Do note that this approach leads to a version 2 on the copy: version 1 is ...
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Allow only specific users to unlock Tridion components and pages

There's no other way out-of-the-box, but you could create your own solution (e.g. a Custom Page) which exposes this functionality to the right people. Behind the scenes it then needs to impersonate an ...
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"Audience Manager" and "Synchronization Target" not showing in Administration Tab- SDL Tridion 2011

Actually it was a slightly silly one :( The licence file for the cloned server was missing a licence for Audience Manager. Steps to investigate: Tried starting all Tridion Outbound E-mail services ...
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Custom ItemSelectDialogView when called from component with a preset schema

I've done something similar to this in the past. Here is the code i used in my gui extension to override the default multimedia pop up button: Extensions.ContentBloom.ComponentLinkSelect.prototype....
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Tridion Resolver not Resolving Linked Items

This issue is addressed with hotfix CME_2013.1.0.87280 available here: https://www.sdltridionworld.com/downloads/hotfixes/SDL_Tridion_2013_SP1/index.aspx (login required, or contact Production Support)...
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How to update TCM IDs stored in component's text fields

This is how I would go about resolving this: Write a CoreService app that looks through every component searching for fields containing a TcmUri; Convert that TcmUri to a WebDavUrl by loading the ...
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Generate JSON objects

A google search for "tridion json" gives me quite a few decent results, particularly this one. Serializing to JSON is not that hard - except when dealing with Rich Text fields and when deciding what ...
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HTTP Deployer displays slow transport throughput on high latency networks

There is no known bandwidth limitation on the Http Deployer itself that I know of. That said, if the network latency for other protocols is a lot lower compared to HTTP traffic, I would look in the ...
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I want to get where used status of component, component template, page template , schema etc. as "true" or "false" using tridion core service

There is no such method in the Core Service API. If there was, I suspect that Tridion would probably still be doing similar operations in the database to determine whether an item is used or not, so ...
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Get the modified items in tridion based on selection of date

I am not sure why there is a need to create a custom page using the Core Service and in fact of a tool for this purpose (getting a list of all modified items between two dates) when SDL Tridion CME ...
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SI4T indexing component links into Solr

To prevent your other components being indexed you need to add a NoIndex metadata field to your schema. If the value in this field is "Yes" then the components will not be indexed. Note this also ...
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Multiple NotInCriteria producing incorrect results

Thought I would post this as it may help someone else if you run into this problem. Have received the following response from SDL support who solved the issue. I have investigated further and ...
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Applying chrome 36 patch on SDL Tridion 2011 SP1

I can verify that you can apply this patch to the SDL Tridion 2011 SP1 HR1 as we have applied it and it is working without any issue.
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Exception after installing odata webservice in IIS

Welcome to the Community and thanks for putting up a clear question with all the details needed. At the very first stage I see it as a Java version issue as jdk 1.7 is not officially supported for SDL ...
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Extending the SiteEditField method

You could create your own SiteEdit Extension methods helper which wrap the DD4T one e.g. public static class MySiteEditHelpers { public static MvcHtmlString SafeSiteEditField(this HtmlHelper ...
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CoreService NetTcp Connection : The socket connection was aborted

Some possible options from my archive: Increase the COM + timeout setting Increase value in Tridion.ContentManager.config In addition to TcmNetTcpBinding, it may also be worth changing the values ...
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I want to get where used status of component, component template, page template , schema etc. as "true" or "false" using tridion core service

There's no built-in method for it, but you may limit the amount of data returned by setting filter.BaseColumns = ListBaseColumns.Id
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