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How do I retrieve publish failure data with the core service?

Via core service you can retrieve PublishTransactionData object, which contains all info about transaction itself: PublishTransactionData transaction = (PublishTransactionData)Client.Read(...
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Why can't I change the key of a localized keyword?

SDL documentation at this link states: Key A text value that is unique across the BluePrint and that can be used to associate an external resource to the Keyword, for example a product ID. ...
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How to save edited content of a Component through a C# TBB

I sense that what you're trying to do is replace some invalid characters while publishing. You would typically do this on the Package.Output variable, not on the Component itself. Output is the text ...
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Include <picture> element in RTF Text Field

By default SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 is not setup to be fully HTML 5 compliant (this is also still the case for Web 8 for that matter). You can extend the RTF field to allow HTML 5 tags, and this can be ...
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Target Types and Publication Targets: Why an additional LEVEL of Target Types is required?

The reason behind Target Types is abstraction. In principle, for most implementations, all you need is 2 target types: Staging Live On a true global deployment model, "Staging" for your vietnamese ...
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Taxonomy publishing issue

yes this can indeed be the case. We had same issue and contacted SDL support for fix. Why this indeed is the case, we have no answer. I suggest you contact them just in case to verify. Hello Marko,...
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Problem creating a new publication without parents

As Nuno and Shiva stated, this may be a problem with the database, and if it comes from a migrated database, what we have suffer many times is the existence of orphan elements in the queue tables. ...
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DXA & DD4T: Activate json compression

You can turn it back on in your Spring dispatcher servlet XML: <!-- DD4T Provider beans --> <bean id="binaryProvider" class="org.dd4t.providers.impl.BrokerBinaryProvider"> <...
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Client.Create method returns tcm:0-0-0 for Component.Id

This is expected behavior, you will get an ID after a Save. You don't really need to "read Component again", as the Save (or Update) method returns a IdentifiableObjectData, so you can do something ...
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Supported modification on Tridion Broker database

Changing (or adding) an index may not seem like a big deal (and I would agree with this view) except that it will very likely break the database upgrade scripts whenever you decide to move to a future ...
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Delete components which are in use

What about just deleting the entire Publication?
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Delete components which are in use

Although it sounds like you now have this sorted, two possible alternatives (if you needed to keep the Publication) would have been: Update the Schemas of the remaining Components to remove the ...
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Storage Extension: Differentiating Republishing and Unpublishing in Remove Method

In a DAO, you can try to fish out the Deployer Action like so: LocalThreadTransaction.get().getDeployerTransaction().getDeployerAction()
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List of Allowed special characters in Folder Name, SG Name and Directory

Besides everything from @Chris and @Marko, you asked for the configuration file Tridion uses to handle this special characters, folder and SG naming rules, and you can find it in this location: <...
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Content Porting from 2013 SP1 to Web 8

As Nuno mentioned, CP for Web 8 is not released yet. And CP 2013 SP1 officially doesn't support Web 8, so officially you can't use CP for that purpose yet. But, indeed, for DXA 1.3 (which is also not ...
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Where and how do we read keyword component fields (name & description) in DXA?

This behaviour is 'hardcoded' in the Model Mapping logic. Check out this line in Sdl.Web.Tridion.Mapping.DefaultModelBuilder: string displayText = String.IsNullOrEmpty(keyword.Description) ? keyword....
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Component Link and Image source are not generating correctly

i also faced similar kind of issue which got resolved after applying Hotfix Rollup #1 for SDL Tridion 2013 SP1 as suggested by SDL. Kindly contact SDL for the hotfix or log a ticket in SDL support
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Structure Group Directory Name starting with a dot '.'

It is is possible to allow additional characters to be used for Directories and Filenames. However your filesystem obviously needs to allow it, and you are required to modify the Tridion System Schema....
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Read appdata in GUI extension

When you say "the" appdata do you mean the extension relates to components and you want to store the data in the component appdata? (I guess one good reason to do this is that it could be content ...
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Tridion Content Manager Search Host High CPU and Memory

The culprit was Sync-TcmSearchIndex. It was scheduled to run every evening. This was resulting in a huge Search Queue (items or be indexed) and an ever churning search index Sync-TcmSearchIndex is ...
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What is the purpose of the Publication Types: E-mail, Mobile, and Unspecified?

In general, the Publication Type doesn't have much predefined meaning for the system itself (*); it is mainly intended to help users distinguish different purposes. Note that the list of available ...
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gui extension - selecting the correct frame and using correctly the Javascript Console

It depends on the browser you are using. In Chrome, it's a drop-down list in the top-left corner of the console: In Firefox, it's an icon in the top-right: And in Internet Explorer it's a drop-...
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Installing Tridion 2013 SP1 on Windows Server 2016?

Like most of these questions, the answer is: it will probably work but will not be a supported configuration. 2013 SP1 is due to be out of support in November - if you're upgrading windows why not ...
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What are the TCDBroker, TCDLink, and TCDWAI in Tridion 2013 SP1? I am getting event log errors on startup

TCDBroker, TCDLink and TCDWAI are Windows services which serve Tridion Content Delivery capability to your web applications. Your issue is probably got to do with that no valid JDK runtime is ...
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Can Publish Transaction be updated via core service?

I don't believe this is possible. We had a similar case where we needed to increase the priority of some items in the queue. I tried similar in 2011 but used Save and not Update. It threw a similar ...
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Is it possible to 'subscribe' to the Cache Cannel and add custom actions

In 2013 SP1 the Cache Channel messages were not a public API, and that hasn't changed yet in Web 8 either. I don't think you can do much with the RMI at all actually, but when you change to JMS there ...
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Supported modification on Tridion Broker database

The best way forward is to contact SDL Customer Support, propose the changes and see what their thoughts are. Indices are not changing the structure of the data, but you don't want future product ...
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How to read information of Translation Job or connect Translation Manager by CoreService?

For Web 8 you have a dedicated service for this. It's configuration can be found in: \web\WebUI\WebRoot\Web.config Binding: <binding name="TmNetTcpBinding" maxReceivedMessageSize="2147483647" ...
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What is the purpose of Related Keyword?

Taken from docs.sdl.com : Related Keywords Select related Keywords to create non parent/child Keyword relationships such as see also links and related topics. For example, you can relate a Holiday ...
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Customize the Font Face, Font Color and Font size options for a RTF in CMS ribbon

Yes, you can add your own fonts. See "Configuring system fonts" in the documentation. While you cannot replace the existing size options, you can add your own CSS classes - which then gives you full ...
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