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Experience Editor does not work from LaunchPad (if sc_resolvelanguage=1)

I'll gather information from the comments and post them as a community wiki since not everyone is reading the comments and answer is always an answer. This issue might occur if there are multiple ...
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Create a launchpad button that opens the content and makes the current context a specific folder

The query string parameter you want is called ro. If you click on the Media Library folder you will see that it uses that param to scope the content editor like this: https://mysitecore.local/...
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How do I add a button to the Sitecore Launchpad?

Adding Buttons to the Launch Pad is super easy. This will be a quick step by step. The icons on the Launch Pad are driven by SPEAK which is driven by items in the Core Database. Adding an Icon to ...
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Too many buttons causing horizontal scrolling in Launchpad

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 ...
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Create a launchpad button that opens the content and makes the current context a specific folder

I may have found a way for you to do this with some trial and error. First step was to get the path executed by the desktop shortcuts. Once I discovered that I was able to create the following in the ...
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Custom message in Sitecore Content Editor, Experience Editor, or Launchpad

As a quick work around, the Sitecore Administrator can add the message to the Text field on /sitecore/client/Applications/Launchpad/PageSettings/TitleText item in Core Database. Once added, the Launch ...
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Can a Sitecore LaunchPad button be attached to a Sitecore Powershell script?

You can make use of the Large Button template. Please see steps below Go to the Core database. Navigate to the path /sitecore/client/Applications/Launchpad/PageSettings/Buttons Create or select a ...
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Create a link to My Items on the launchpad

First of all you need to switch to core database . You need to add a new MyItems LauchPad Button under: /sitecore/client/Applications/Launchpad/PageSettings/Buttons/ContentEditing/ You have to set ...
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Give access to Archive button in Launchpad

There is no default button for the Archive application on the Launchpad. In fact, the application itself is not intended to run as its own application. It can be done, however (though it looks a ...
Dan Sinclair's user avatar
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How to add functionality or data to Sitecore Launchpad

The way to do this is to create a rendering in the Core database and add it to the Launchpad application's presentation details using Sitecore Rocks. Note: this has only been tested on Sitecore 8.1 ...
Dan Sinclair's user avatar
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Launchpad issue - Object reference not set to an instance of an object

This can be caused by a number of reasons, Some dll in the project is overriding the Sitecore dll (set Copy local as false for all Sitecore dlls in solution) Customization in Sitecore Speak ...
Hemant Kumar's user avatar
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Can a Sitecore LaunchPad button be attached to a Sitecore Powershell script?

You can try using powershell runner. Can run scripts with the url /sitecore/shell/default.aspx?xmlcontrol=PowerShellRunner&scriptId={022A4F45-0F05-4E38-AB85-7B2A0E90B6F9}&scriptDb=master After ...
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Custom message in Sitecore Content Editor, Experience Editor, or Launchpad

You can quickly achieve this by going to core database and opening Content Editor. Navigate to /sitecore/client/Applications/Launchpad/PageSettings/CustomAnalytics and change Text field to your ...
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