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I created a new section and a custom button, however for admins, this is now causing horizontal scrolling on smaller screens. The Content Editing section has two rows of three buttons each and then a final row of one button. I'm wondering if there's a way for me to force that section to only display rows of two buttons each, so that I'd have more horizontal space for the new section and button?

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    Can you add screenshots to better demonstrate what you setup and see? May 2 '19 at 23:06
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Look for the item "ContentEditing" in Core DB /sitecore/client/Applications/Launchpad/PageSettings/Buttons/ContentEditing the number of icons/applications to be displayed in each row is specified in this item's RowsNumber field.

You can control the number of items in each row for other groups as well, I mean Marketing Applications, Access Management, etc.

For example - If you update the "RowsNumber" field as 2 below, I guess this might be 3 in your instance.

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Then your launchpad will be updated as below to display 2 items per row in the Content Editing group.

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In Sitecore 8.2, it doesn't contain the "RowsNumber" logic, so navigate to the launchpad application view, .\Website\sitecore\shell\client\Applications\LaunchPad\Layouts\Renderings\LaunchBar.cshtml and the logic might be common for all the groups including "Content Editing". So if you want to customize for any group then you can add a custom field in Sitecore item [I mean in ContentEditing item], get the value, and write your logic [actually this is implemented out-of-box in newer versions of Sitecore]. Or you can statically set the count as 2 for your ContentEditing group alone. Hope this helps.

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  • Hmmm, when I look at the ContentEditing item, I'm not seeing the Rowsnumber field or even the Data section. I'm on 8.2. May 3 '19 at 10:47
  • Always version matters.. :) Updated the answer for the version 8.2 initial release as well.. hope this can be applied in your case, you can customize the LaunchBar.cshtml based on your requirement. May 3 '19 at 13:34
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    Thanks, that did it. It's too bad you actually have to edit Sitecore's code to do this now. :( May 3 '19 at 14:15
  • yes.:) but Sitecore introduced "RowsNumber" field in the recent versions, so this will be a temp fix until you upgrade your instance :) May 3 '19 at 15:09
  • I see, I though it was already in there prior to 8.2 and then it was removed in 8.2. Good to know that it was actually added after 8.2! May 3 '19 at 18:35

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