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Sample Types and Aspect - Config Files

Member II
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Back in January I posted a blog about how powerful the Aspect feature was in Alfresco. It included two videos – one showing how to apply an aspect and one showing how to search on an aspect. A number of people have asked about getting access to my configuration files so they could try it out themselves. So here are the instructions and sample files.

Overview



These customisations will add a number of new types and one new aspect:







































































































TypesAttributesAspectAttributes
ContractContract IDCustomer InfoCustomer Name
Standard Operating ProcedureSOP IDCustomer ID
ReportReport IDCustomer Contact
Case FileCase ID
Issue LogIssue ID
ProposalProposal ID
Meeting NotesMeeting ID


Instructions



The demo configurations consist of 5 files. Copy these to the relevant location within the Alfresco install (note: if you already have some of these files, with local configurations, you will need to merge the changes).



Copy demomodel.properties to

[ALFREASCO]/tomcat/shared/clases/alfresco/web-extension/messages



(note: you will need to create the messages folder)



Copy custom-slingshot-application-context.xml and share-config-custom.xml to

[ALFRESCO]/tomcat/shared/clases/alfresco/web-extension



(note: you will most probably already have a share-config-custom.xml file. This one can replace the default one if you have not modified it)



Copy demo-context.xml and demoModel.xml to

[ALFRESCO]/tomcat/shared/clases/alfresco/extension



Now restart the server. If everything goes right you should now be able to...



















  1. Change the type


  2. Add an aspect


  3. Set the meta data


  4. Use the advanced search feature.


3 Comments
Active Member
Paul,

Thanks for these - much appreciated.

Eddie
Active Member
Hi



you have a problem in the file demomodel.properties.

Modify :

alfresco.web-extension.messages.demomodel

By

alfresco.messages.demomodel



Otherwise you can not start Alfresco Share



Thanks for the post



Sorry for my English
Member II
Hi Jean,



Thanks for the feedback. I have no problems with my install files on my machine (running Alfresco Enterprise 3.4.1). But if others have problems then I suggest that they make the changes that you have outlined.



Paul