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Sync with Sitecore - error - Exception Illegal characters in path

I am working with a solution containing several TDS projects. All three can connect to my local server and pass the build test. However, I cannot Sync with Sitecore for the TDS project containing the ...
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TDS Connection Test Error - Check Sitecore Web url is correct

When I am trying to test TDS connection with Sitecore, it is failing at the very first step i.e. "Check Sitecore web URL is correct". However, URL is correct and I am able to browse the ...
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TDS is installed but unable to see TDS project in visual studio

TDS is installed- version in registry-5.7.0.26 Visual studio--vs 2017 professional(15.9.44)
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Sitecore TDS package Item deploy order

I am using TDS version "6.0.0.34" and I have TDS project that contains templates and branches , inside the branches folder those templates are used. while deployment of TDS package I found ...
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TDS mapping returns null for droplink

I have a rendering paramter template which has a droplink field. I have provided the datasource to this field and the datasource items selected will be of another template. We are using TDS and glass ...
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TDS overwrites existing model

I am new to TDS. I have a template which has a ContentList field of type TreeList. This field is allowed to select any page template. When I map this changes in TDS(Visual Studio) the tds generates a ...
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How to check TDS license expiration date?

How can I check the Sitecore TDS license expiration date?
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Error Another setup is already running when trying to install TDS on VS2019

I have a Sitecore 9.3 XP0 instance installed on my machine and now I'm trying to set up the TDS v6.0.0.31 on my Visual Studio 2019 v16.10.1, but whenever I install it the following error is thrown: ...
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TDS Item sync issue Length of field content doesn't match the content-length attribute

an attribute *.item -text is already existing in the .git attributes file. Are we missing something here. This doesn't happen while syncing all the TDS files. It happens only to certain files.
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Can we use Sitecore TDS with Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2?

On a new machine, I tried installing VS 2022 and TDS but TDS gives an error that it doesn't detect VS in that system. So the question is - Can we use Sitecore TDS with Visual Studio 2022 Preview 2 by ...
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TDS items not showing up after deployment

I'm trying to set up a new TDS project on an existing solution (Sitecore version 10). The solution contains a couple of TDS projects. I configured my new TDS project as existing ones but my new ...
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How to manage TDS long files names for Continuous Integration build process?

We are trying to use Bamboo for continuous integration. During build creation we are getting errors "File Name Too Long" for tds items. fatal: cannot create directory at 'src/Project/Website/...
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Sitecore Security section creating 2 spaces via tds(yml) deployment

Deploying TDS(yml serialization) via Azure Devops, sitecore is creating 2 spaces (denoted in red) in the security section. This is breaking the permissions on Workflow. Any thoughts on this?
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TDS Package generation failed error

I am trying to set up already existing TDS in my local Visual studio. Whenever I build the solution I am getting the below error repeatedly. The package builder failed. Please set the build logging ...
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Passing Code Generation Properties to TDS T4 templates

I want to pass some additional parameters to my T4 code generation templates in my TDS projects. In the TDS Projects Code Generation properties tab, there is a field for passing additional code ...
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Unwanted update to Created Field in Sitecore TDS item

I am using Sitecore 8.2. For some reason, my local instance updates the created field at the top in TDS item (highlighted in snapshot). I know this is not the Sitecore item created date field which is ...
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TDS error: Sitecore web URL is not correct

When I am trying to test TDS connection with Sitecore, it is failing at the very first step i.e. "Ensure Sitecore web URL is correct". However, URL is correct and I am able to browse the ...
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How to sync archived Sitecore items in Visual Studio Solution using TDS Sync

I have archived some items in Core DB of Sitecore. I am able to view these items But, how to sync them in TDS project in Visual Studio Solution, because 'Get Sitecore Items or Sync With Sitecore' ...
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please check that Sitecore Web Url and Sitecore Deploy Folder point to the same location issue with Sitecore TDS

I'm having issues building a TDS for project. The url and IIS 100% point to the same place which makes me baffled. I've tried being on Admin, Changing permissions, doing different versions and ...
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Extremely slow when deploying sample projects 9.3

I am super new to sitecore and going thru online training courses of "clothingCo" When I build and deploy, as long as there is any new changes, it will take forever to build I found this ...
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I packaged a bunch of roles but when seen in next environment, the security access and options did not translate in the next environment

I spent a good deal of time creating a series of roles to highly limit access to content items depending on the role. I did not want to go through the same exercise again when I moved from the DEV ...
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Template Error when Deployed using TDS

I have created a new template on my local machine. The template is working fine on the local machine. I have synced the file in the TDS project, where the deployment strategy for all items of the ...
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Sitecore TDS Webdeploy in Azure PAAS

I am facing issues in Deploying TDS Webdeploy Package to Azure PAAS. I'm using Sitecore 9.3, TDS.6.0.0.14 We are getting an error on TDS service Msg From Kudu --> "WARN Request is ...
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OnPropertyChanged exception when trying to get sitecore items using TDS

I have an existing project. When right clicking any folder in my content folder and pressing get sitecore items (selecting all children in there) I get the following error in the Team Development for ...
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Sitecore Items are not installed correctly with Sitecore TDS package Installer

Our application is on Sitecore 8.2 Update 7 with TDS 5.8 We install TDS packages using TDS Package Installer function doCustomContentManagementInstall() { param ( [string]$siteName, [string]$...
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Issue in TDS 5.7 with sitecore 9.3

I have project set up with Sitecore 9.3, TDS 5.7 and Glass Mapper 5.6.160. I am getting below issue when I click on Test button on BUILD tab on the TDS project after setting Sitecore web folder and ...
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Exporting TDS projects into template is not working

I need to add a new site in project layer of my helix based project. currently will be copying the existing dot net project present in project layer and manually updating the namespace references and ...
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Sitecore shared fields getting cleared after deployment to other environments

Sitecore 9.0 shared fields data was getting cleared after deployment in few environments including Production. In Pre production, the content is not cleared but can find this issue happening in lower ...
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Getting Media items with TDS fails

When trying to Get Sitecore Items, it shows an error for a few media items & stops at that item. This happens for items: 1. which have no images (and hence no alt/mime type/extension). 2. which ...
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Build TDS project in Azure Devop Pipeline

I'm having some trouble trying to build my Sitecore 9.2 solution in an Azure Devops build pipeline. The project/solution builds great locally and I'm able to generate my CM and CD WDPs. But while ...
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Azure DevOps - Release Pipeline for TDS Project

I have created Azure DevOps CI in `Azure DevOps. That CI is generating a TDS WebDeploy Package as an artifact. Now I need to create a release pipeline to Deploy and install the items in TDS to Azure ...
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TDS Project Build Error in Azure DevOps CI

I am getting below error while trying to Build my TDS project - Common.Website.TDS using msbuild task in Azure DevOps CI - packages\HedgehogDevelopment.TDS.5.8.0.6\build\HedgehogDevelopment.TDS....
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Base Templates are deployed without any language version

We have very bizare issue with our deployment. Project contains of multiple templates and we recently (couple of months ago) introduced couple of base templates. We have prefixed them with underscore,...
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TDS Re-Generate Code only for one target Item

TDS allows to Re-Generate Code for all Items by clicking appropriate TDS project in VS Explorer. This process also is executed during item creating/changing (any synchronization stuff). Question - ...
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Which layer do I place my TDS codegen in?

I have a old 8.x solution that I am upgrading to version 9.1 and also converting from a non helix methodology to a helix methodology (unraveling the spaghetti code has been a huge challenge and it ...
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Using TDS project items in FakeDb.Serialization

I have a test project for a module where I'd like to use FakeDb. Because I have a TDS project where store items for master database, I'd like to use them for tests with FakeDb.Serialization. When I ...
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Create Sitecore Forms - PropertyGridForm.js error - Sitecore Forms Extensions

I had deployed Sitecore Forms Extensions module through my solution (added all the files in project and items through TDS). When I create a new form and start adding fields/sections, I am getting ...
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Using TDS and Visual Studio for development, Command-line Git for version control

Does TDS have to have access to the version control server? My development environment is in a VM with no network access. I use Visual Studio in there and then push the changes to version control from ...
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Length of field content does not match the content-length attribute

I am facing an issue during syncing of item using TDS into Sitecore, the issue is given below > Error reading item: > /sitecore/client/Applications/ExperienceProfile/Contact/PageSettings/Tabs/Custom >...
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TDS Custom Post Deploy Action > Could not create type ''. Type.GetType() returned null

Sitecore: 9.0.2 PaaS TDS: 5.7.0.21 For a while (years) we have leveraged custom Post Deploy Actions in TDS but have recently run into an issue where TDS appears unable to retrieve our custom actions....
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TDS classic 5.7 'Sync all projects with Sitecore' feature warning

I have upgraded TDS version from 5.5 to 5.7 for the tedious procedure of manual project sync. But when i do 'Sync all projects with Sitecore' I got the following warning Is there any restriction of ...
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TDS update packages don't remove unneeded items

For some reason, when I create new update packages (release build in VS), the update packages are not removing old items. Where I've noticed this specifically is with templates. Example: Before ...
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New Templates Not Deploying with TDS

I'm having a weird problem where not all of my template items are deploying via TDS's update file, but only for a single environment. When I upload the update file to /sitecore/admin/...
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Maintain sitecore items in repository in jss sitecore first approach like Unicorn, Jss-cli OR TDS

Hi I am using Sitecore jss with sitecore first approach. My sample solution is under here sitecore.first-jss-helix.git. Currently i am maintaining in repository all my sitecore related content items ...
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TDS creating duplicate properties for component in TdsCodeGen.cs

For some reason, TDS has started creating duplicate properties for one of my "constants" partial classes as well as the associated interface in my TdsCodeGen.cs. It's only doing it for one component. ...
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Code Generation with multiple Base Template References

We are using T4-Templates to generate Code for all of our models. We have a multi project setup with multiple TDS projects. We want to use multiple Base Template References (Multi-project Properties) ...
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SXA 1.8 site set up via TDS not serializing properly

I am working on a site that has been serialized using TDS. I am finding that in the Experience Editor I see body-top and body-bottom placeholders. I've found mention of this issue being caused by ...
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Sitecore rocks automation

Anyone know a way to automate sitecore rocks with TDS package building? I've tried to create a solution where I read the pending TFS TDS items to get a list of sitecore .item files that are new or ...
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Sitecore Package Deployer

I put .update files in SitecorePackageDeployer folder after installed SitecorePackageDeployer but it did not convert into json files so I want to force the deployer to start processing the .update ...
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TDS Throws a NullReferenceException when auto-generating models

Every so often, TDS will throw a NullReferenceException while attempting to generate code for sync'ed Sitecore Items. Here is the error from the output log: Generating file C:\Path\To\...
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