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Alfresco 5 supports a newer version of the SOLR search engine than previous Alfresco releases. With this new engine, live search and filtered search have been added to the product. Much like previous versions of Alfresco, a simple search box is provided in Alfresco Share to allow for quickly searching for documents. This simple search box […]

The Alfresco Share Document Library provides a set of status indicators that can be used to indicate the state of of a document (or folder) in Alfresco. This can include indicator icons for attached Aspects as well (such as EXIF aspect for photos). There are a variety of indicators provided out of the box.  Some […]

We’ve recently encountered an issue with a few of our Alfresco clients that are using Microsoft SQL Server as their backing database.   Over time, it appears that indexes on Alfresco tables can become heavily fragmented. Generally speaking, fragmentation of database indexes is completely normal and expected. However, the level of fragmentation we’ve been noticing […]

This article will provide a quick overview of the steps required to attach Eclipse as a debugger to an Alfresco environment. Once Eclipse has been attached to an Alfresco environment, it is easy to set up breakpoints in the Java code to assist with debugging efforts.   This example will be shown with Eclipse Kepler […]

With an application as deep and powerful as Alfresco, knowing where to start learning can be daunting, and finding the latest detailed product information can be equally challenging. New for 2014, we’ve put together an updated list of Alfresco educational resources for you, including the addition of some great items that weren’t yet available when […]