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2018-03-26 06:07:59 GMT <ayushi> Hi all,

2018-03-26 06:08:32 GMT <ayushi> I am trying to remove the description from my sites dashlet in alfresco

2018-03-26 06:09:35 GMT <ayushi> for that I have done some changes in tomcat/webapps/share/components/dashlet/my-sites.js file

2018-03-26 06:10:01 GMT <ayushi> but it is not working

2018-03-26 06:13:03 GMT <ayushi> I have commented out the description part as follows

2018-03-26 06:13:05 GMT <ayushi> https://pastebin.com/QgfZRu5E

2018-03-26 06:13:06 GMT <alfbot> Title: renderCellDetail: function MySites_renderCellDetail(elCell, oRecord, oColumn, o - Pastebin.com (at pastebin.com)

2018-03-26 06:21:45 GMT <ayushi> Hi all,

2018-03-26 06:21:52 GMT <ayushi> I am trying to remove the description from my sites dashlet in alfresco

2018-03-26 06:22:28 GMT <ayushi> for that I have commented some part in tomcat/webapps/share/components/dashlet/my-sites.js file as follows

2018-03-26 06:22:34 GMT <ayushi> https://pastebin.com/QgfZRu5E

2018-03-26 06:22:36 GMT <alfbot> Title: renderCellDetail: function MySites_renderCellDetail(elCell, oRecord, oColumn, o - Pastebin.com (at pastebin.com)

2018-03-26 06:23:11 GMT <ayushi> but description is not getting hidden from my-sites dashlet

2018-03-26 06:32:57 GMT <ayushi> Hi all,

2018-03-26 06:33:06 GMT <ayushi> I am trying to remove the description from my sites dashlet in alfresco

2018-03-26 06:33:15 GMT <ayushi> for that I have commented some part in tomcat/webapps/share/components/dashlet/my-sites.js file as follows

2018-03-26 06:33:21 GMT <ayushi> https://pastebin.com/QgfZRu5E

2018-03-26 06:33:22 GMT <alfbot> Title: renderCellDetail: function MySites_renderCellDetail(elCell, oRecord, oColumn, o - Pastebin.com (at pastebin.com)

2018-03-26 06:33:32 GMT <ayushi> but description is not getting hidden from my-sites dashlet

2018-03-26 06:46:23 GMT <ayushi> so,for changing the my-sites dashlet,do I have to make changes in my-sites-min.js file also?

2018-03-26 06:50:27 GMT <Sumit> Hi Everyone, I have a query regarding to change content types. Why we are not able to change content/document type after set it once?

2018-03-26 07:04:50 GMT <Sumit> A content type can be changed to it's child type only so that metadata info not get loss? But if I want to change type and I don't have ant problem in lossing of its data

2018-03-26 07:12:37 GMT <twen> hello

2018-03-26 07:35:11 GMT <ayushi> hi all

2018-03-26 07:36:12 GMT <ayushi> where should I put the tomcat/webapps/share/components/dashlets/my-sites.js file in the project for overriding the file

2018-03-26 07:46:40 GMT <angelborroy> ayushi starting from tomcat/shared/classes/alfresco/extension

2018-03-26 07:47:54 GMT <angelborroy> sorry

2018-03-26 07:48:02 GMT <angelborroy> tomcat/shared/classes/alfresco/web-extension

2018-03-26 07:48:12 GMT <angelborroy> It’s a Share extension, not a repository extension

2018-03-26 07:50:00 GMT <AFaust> Sumit: Using the Java API of the NodeService you can technically change the type of a node to any other type...

2018-03-26 07:50:38 GMT <AFaust> It is primarily the UI which restricts the use case of type change

2018-03-26 08:08:13 GMT <Loftux> Is there an example somewhere on how to build a complete war with amp and jar dependencies for SDK3?

2018-03-26 08:20:42 GMT <DarkStar1> Morning everyone

2018-03-26 08:25:29 GMT <Loftux> synchronization.synchronizeChangesOnly=false, do I remeber correct that a full ldap sync actually deletes and recreates users, empty groups and adds back?

2018-03-26 08:42:45 GMT <Tichodroma> Loftux: only if the user/group names have changed

2018-03-26 09:11:46 GMT <Sumit> Thanks @AFaust. I am going to check this. While this is better to have such functionality on the user side.

2018-03-26 09:19:02 GMT * twen waves at DarkStar1

2018-03-26 10:43:05 GMT <fwu> hello all

2018-03-26 10:44:39 GMT <fwu> Can someone tell me when the cm:owner of a task is set?

2018-03-26 10:45:00 GMT <fwu> is it possible to have a task without cm:owner?

2018-03-26 11:02:37 GMT <angelborroy> fwu I think that task (assocs) are declared to have cm:ownable as mandatory

2018-03-26 11:03:05 GMT <angelborroy> So I don’t think you can create a task without that property set

2018-03-26 11:04:08 GMT <fwu> angelborroy, thank you. But somehow it seems I have...

2018-03-26 11:04:28 GMT <angelborroy> custom worflow or default workflow?

2018-03-26 11:09:16 GMT <fwu> custom

2018-03-26 11:09:19 GMT <fwu> I realize the problem

2018-03-26 11:09:45 GMT <fwu> Im using candidate users. While a user doesnt claim the task, it doesnt have owner

2018-03-26 11:10:17 GMT <fwu> well, it have some logic

2018-03-26 12:43:34 GMT <ayushi> I am trying to make the default view in document library to be simple view instead of detailed view

2018-03-26 12:44:46 GMT <ayushi> so I have changed the viewRenderers to be simple view instead of default detailed view in documentlist.js in the following way

2018-03-26 12:45:18 GMT <ayushi> viewRendererName: "simple",

2018-03-26 12:45:34 GMT <ayushi> but its not working

2018-03-26 12:46:00 GMT <ayushi> the default view on document library is still detailed view

2018-03-26 12:46:10 GMT <ayushi> any idea why this is so

2018-03-26 13:02:20 GMT <hi-ko> does anybody know the reason for a site name not to be renamed? are there any hardcoded references to the name?

2018-03-26 13:03:14 GMT <MarkTielemans> hi-ko, I can think of the site groups and its´ folder for starters

2018-03-26 13:04:35 GMT <hi-ko> MarkTielemans: but the group names are just names which are independant from the site name and the group(s) could be renamed either

2018-03-26 13:05:01 GMT <hi-ko> so maybe there are some more dependicies?

2018-03-26 13:05:46 GMT <MarkTielemans> Yeah not sure if any logic requires the group names to be the same but group shortnames can´t be changed either. I do think there´s some logic that uses the site name in path queries but I can´t name any on the top of my head.

2018-03-26 13:06:40 GMT <hi-ko> MarkTielemans: there is a policy but I could disable it - but should know about the consequences ;-)

2018-03-26 13:07:29 GMT <MarkTielemans> Ah. Good to know.

2018-03-26 13:07:54 GMT <MarkTielemans> I think Alfresco folks just didn´t want to have to think about all the places that might depend on site name, just to support renaming one. Seems like a decent choice to me.

2018-03-26 13:37:49 GMT <AxelFaust> hi-ko, MarkTIelemans: Yeah, site groups (and by extension any ACLs set on nodes), site dashboard configuration (Surf name conventions using site name), saved searches in dashlets, site wiki pages containing site name-based links in stored HTML markup, user bookmarks etc. - quite a bit that the Alfresco folks didn't want or knew how to deal with...

2018-03-26 13:40:12 GMT <hi-ko> AxelFaust: and not to forget: activity feed having site name as FK in site_network ...

2018-03-26 13:40:21 GMT <AxelFaust> ugh, yes

2018-03-26 13:41:35 GMT <AxelFaust> Well - it would have all been too easy if those elements used either proper references to the alf_node for the site, or at least the NodeRef instead of the site name...

2018-03-26 13:42:06 GMT <hi-ko> AxelFaust, MarkTielemans: right, too much hardcoded / hard configured dependencies ...

2018-03-26 13:42:54 GMT <hi-ko> alfNode is also not the best idea if someone tries to export/import/sync ...

2018-03-26 13:43:29 GMT <hi-ko> anyway: not designed for

2018-03-26 13:46:15 GMT <DarkStar1> twen: Hey Twen. Apologies for the late reply. Just been busy :))

2018-03-26 13:55:16 GMT <twen> DarkStar1 I see :)

2018-03-26 15:20:45 GMT <jpotts> Anyone around who is an educational institution with a .edu domain and syncs content between Alfresco Enterprise and Alfresco in the Cloud?

2018-03-26 15:21:16 GMT <jpotts> One of my clients frequently collaborates with people that have .edu email accounts and Alfresco in the Cloud does not play well with those. I'm wondering what your experience has been.

2018-03-26 15:22:58 GMT <jpotts> Alfresco's response so far has been that any time the customer wants to use Alfresco in the Cloud to collaborate with a .edu user, the customer must open a support ticket. Yikes.

2018-03-26 15:23:16 GMT <mbrodsky> jpotts we have two projects that require Cloud, though not an edu. It has been somewhat painful.

2018-03-26 15:24:06 GMT <mbrodsky> really? that's pretty bad. I would expect all valid email addresses to work.

2018-03-26 15:29:50 GMT <jpotts> mbrodsky: My hypothesis is that when it was a public service they limited sign-ups to "business" addresses and this may be a vestige from that, but I don't know for sure

2018-03-26 15:33:06 GMT <jpotts> Maybe I should just compile a list of all .edu domains and attach that to a support ticket.

2018-03-26 15:33:18 GMT <mbrodsky> jpotts, this is good to know since we may run into the same issue if we attempt to collaborate with a .edu external user. We'll test this and if we see the same behavior we will work on getting more of an explanation from support. Does it work with .org?

2018-03-26 15:34:05 GMT <jpotts> mbrodsky: Thanks! Not sure on .org.

2018-03-26 15:35:11 GMT <jpotts> I'm sure Alfresco isn't wanting to spend resources on the product—they've announced it is going to be replaced with something else. But this seems like it *ought* to be a small config change somewhere.

2018-03-26 15:36:06 GMT <mbrodsky> my impression is that they have pretty much abandoned it. I don't know if they will be willing to even make small changes. But we can try!

2018-03-26 15:43:57 GMT <jpotts> mbrodsky: One thing about testing the .edu accounts (and probably .org too). If someone has already requested that that particular domain be opened, your test will be successful. But that doesn't mean the next domain you try will work.

2018-03-26 15:48:54 GMT <mbrodsky> jpotts, I see...and there's no way of knowing which .edu domains are already accepted.

2018-03-26 15:50:35 GMT <AxelFaust> I guess .edu is considered an uncontrolled mess where anyone can get an address, so it is blocked by default to prevent spam (just like some sites blocked hotmail.com in the past)

2018-03-26 15:51:43 GMT <AxelFaust> I also have a .org domain/address for my company and have been invited by Alfresco to collaborate on the cloud in the past - though I cannot say if Alfresco had to create an internal support ticket for that...

2018-03-26 15:53:28 GMT <jpotts> Anyone can get any domain at this point. If a customer *invites* someone at that domain it seems like it should be allowed, regardless of the domain

2018-03-26 15:53:53 GMT <AxelFaust> No argument from me...

2018-03-26 15:54:15 GMT <jpotts> Sounds like .org may also be an issue

2018-03-26 15:55:08 GMT <jpotts> mbrodsky: Correct, it is trial and error

2018-03-26 15:55:32 GMT <mbrodsky> Yeah it is strange, considering there are at least requirements for .edu eligibility. It sounds like it was just an oversight.

2018-03-26 16:01:47 GMT <mbrodsky> jpotts: when a failure occurs due to this issue, is an error displayed or it just doesn't reach the invitee?

2018-03-26 16:30:45 GMT <mbui> Anyone encountered issues with Edit online/Edit in Microsoft office opens as read-only and not allowing the user to save changes?

2018-03-26 16:45:37 GMT <hi-ko> mbui: Which Alfresco/spp/aos/MSOffice version?

2018-03-26 16:49:41 GMT <mbui> hi-ko: 5.1 Enterprise, AOS 1.1.-65, Microsoft Office Standard 2010 Version: 14.0.7188.5002. Not sure about the SPP.

2018-03-26 16:51:08 GMT <hi-ko> mbui: either aos or spp so that's fine. did you already open a request at alfresco support?

2018-03-26 16:52:05 GMT <mbui> hi-ko: I'm about to, just checking here first if there's something someone has encountered.

2018-03-26 16:53:13 GMT <mbui> When i'm instead trying to save a copy of the document (which is the suggested because I can't make changes to a read only document) I get this error message: [aoservices-err.AbstractVersionsService] [http-bio-8080-exec-9] handleGetVersions: Error getting document versions. Got NULL instead of list of versions. fileName= ....

2018-03-26 16:53:14 GMT <hi-ko> mbui: I had seen an similar issue in 5.0 with ms office 2013 which was solved with 5.1 but not in 5.1

2018-03-26 16:53:39 GMT <mbui> Which is not weird I guess since the copy does not exist before it's created I guess?

2018-03-26 16:54:17 GMT <mbui> hi-ko: >which was solved with 5.1 but not in 5.1 typo?

2018-03-26 16:54:19 GMT <hi-ko> mbui: sounds for me you didn't set up aos as required?

2018-03-26 16:54:43 GMT <hi-ko> mbui: yes solved in 5.1

2018-03-26 16:56:08 GMT <mbui> When using the Edit Online/Edit with Microsoft Office the file is not supposed to be opened as read-only, right?

2018-03-26 16:56:57 GMT <hi-ko> mbui: did you check: https://docs.alfresco.com/aos/concepts/aos-troubleshooting.html or maybe it's an config issue in case you use a reverse proxy

2018-03-26 16:56:58 GMT <alfbot> Title: Troubleshooting AOS | Alfresco Documentation (at docs.alfresco.com)

2018-03-26 17:01:47 GMT <mbui> hi-ko: Thanks, i'll give that a check.

2018-03-26 17:21:34 GMT <jpotts> mbrodsky: I believe the user simply cannot log in. It appears to the user as if their credentials were not valid. But I will double-check and get back to you.

2018-03-26 17:22:20 GMT <mbrodsky> jpotts: We tested with a .edu address and when signing up, the users saw this error: "Unfortunately you couldn't be signed up right now."

2018-03-26 17:24:22 GMT <jpotts> mbrodsky: It's good that you are seeing the same thing. Maybe if enough people complain they'll do something about it.

2018-03-26 17:25:14 GMT <mbrodsky> yeah. I put in the case, we'll see what happens.

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