The Application Options

Last updated Monday, May 23, 2016 in Sitecore Experience Platform for Content Author
Keywords: The Content Editor

In the Application Options dialog box, you can specify which elements you want to display in the Content Editor and in the Drag & Drop dialog box when you upload media files to the Media Library.

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The Content Editor tab

On the Content Editor tab, you can specify what elements you want to display in the Content Editor.

Section

Field

Description

Show/hide

Item title bar

Show or hide the Item Title bar.

Field section titles

Show or hide the Field Section titles.

Fields from the Standard template

Display a large number of fields that are used internally by Sitecore. These are hidden to improve performance.

Bucket items

Display the otherwise hidden items in an item bucket in a folder structure. You should clear this check box because it will prevent the system from unnecessarily loading all the items in the content tree.

Hidden items

Show or hide the hidden items in the content tree.

Quick info section

Show or hide the Quick Info section.

Quick action bar

Show or hide the Quick Action Bar.

Search panel

Show or hide the Search panel.

Validator bar

Show or hide the Validator bar.

Prefetch collapsed sections

The system fetches and keeps the fields from the Field Sections in memory before the section is opened.

Content profiling

Show or hide the Content Profiling buttons.

Field values

Show input controls

Shows the field values as input controls. This is only relevant for administrators.

Show raw values

Shows the field values as raw values. This is only relevant for administrators.

Pages

Show pages bar

Determines whether the shortcuts to the Sitecore applications are displayed at the bottom of the Content Editor.

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The View tab

On the View tab, more options determine what is displayed in the content tree and the Content Editor and the Marketing Center.

Section

Field

Description

Content tree – item names

Display name (language-specific name)

Select to show the language-specific display name that you can give an item.

Item key

Select to show the item key in the content tree.

Content tree root

Show the content tree in the Content Editor

Show the content tree in the Content Editor

Show entire content tree

Show the entire content tree in the Content Editor. Clear the check box to show only the Content node in the content tree.

Control properties

Show the Personalization section

To be used only in the Marketing Center.

Show the Test Lab section

To be used only in the Marketing Center.

The Media tab

On the Media tab, you can specify what you want to see in the Drag & Drop dialog box or whether to open the editing application available on the user’s computer.

Note

The drag-and-drop functionality is currently only supported in Internet Explorer 7 or later. If you use a different browser such as Mozilla Firefox, you must use the Upload files and Upload files (advanced) options to upload your files to the Media Library.

Section

Field

Description

Drag & Drop

Show only latest version of files

Select to show only the latest version of the media files in the Drag & Drop dialog box.

Show versioned files in folders

Select to show all versions of a media file in the Drag & Drop dialog box.

Media edit button default

Open editing application installed on user’s computer.

Open the media items with the editing application that is installed on the user’s computer.