How to correct the window size/positioning problem

In Webauthor when a new window opens (e.g. Resource Manager) the positioning and size of the window causes the lower right edge of the window to be out of the screen when Internet Explorer is run in Fullscreen mode. To solve this this issue you need to modify some lines of code in the following…

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Monitoring Workflow events

I received lots of questions in the past about problems with workflow events. To understand what can be done in a workflow event it is helpful to know the sequence the events are fired during save, approve and any other action. The code below can be added to the global.asax.cs and will then track all workflow…

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How to use standard Toolbar dialogs in custom placeholder controls

MCMS 2002 offers a great flexibility and extensibility due to integration in the .NET framework and the ability to create custom console actions, rich controls and most important: custom placeholder controls. MCMS 2002 already ships with 3 placeholder controls: HtmlPlaceholderControl SingleImagePlaceholderControl SingleAttachmentPlaceholderControl These placeholder control do not always meet the requirements of all users. But…

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Using Frames and IFRAMES on a template

When using an Frame or an IFRAME on a MCMS2002 template you will experience a strange problem when switching to authoring mode: You will receive a Javascript ‘permission denied’ error. This is a small issue in the coding of Console.js causing a Cross-Site-Scripting issue in framed sites.  When switching between presentation and authoring mode Webauthor trys…

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How to avoid the ugly GUID based URL's

There are two different reasons for ugly URL’s on in presentation mode: when using Webauthor and switching to live site when doing a postback in on a form to send data to the server. There is a solution for both problems. Problem 1 requires an additional postback to the server to retrieve the page with…

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Welcome!

Ok, that’s my very first entry to this Blog. Hope you find the stuff useful I will post here.Cheers, Stefan

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