Show-Application

Executes Sitecore Sheer application.

Syntax

Show-Application [-Application] <String> [[-Parameter] <Hashtable>] [-Icon <String>] [-Modal] [-Title <String>] [-Width <Int32>] [-Height <Int32>]

Detailed Description

Executes Sitecore Sheer application, allows for passing additional parameters, launching it on desktop in cooperative or in Modal mode.

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Parameters

-Application  <String>

Name of the Application to be executed. Application must be defined in the Core databse.

Aliases
Required? true
Position? 1
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Parameter  <Hashtable>

Additional parameters passed to the application.

Aliases
Required? false
Position? 2
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Icon  <String>

Icon of the executed application (used for titlebar and in the Sitecore taskbar on the desktop)

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Modal  <SwitchParameter>

Causes the application to show in new browser modal window or modal overlay if used in Sitecore 7.2 or later.

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Title  <String>

Title of the window the app opens in.

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Width  <Int32>

Width of the modal window.

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

-Height  <Int32>

Height of the modal window.

Aliases
Required? false
Position? named
Default Value
Accept Pipeline Input? false
Accept Wildcard Characters? false

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

  • Sitecore.Data.Items.Item

Notes

Help Author: Adam Najmanowicz, Michael West

Examples

EXAMPLE 1

Show Content Editor in new window (or as an overlay in modal mode in Sitecore 7.2+) with "/sitecore/templates" item selected.


$item = gi master:\templates

Show-Application `
    -Application "Content Editor" `
    -Parameter @{id ="$($item.ID)"; fo="$($item.ID)";la="$($item.Language.Name)"; vs="$($item.Version.Number)";sc_content="$($item.Database.Name)"} `
    -Modal -Width 1600 -Height 800

EXAMPLE 2

Show Content Editor as a new application on desktop with "/sitecore/content/home" item selected.


$item = gi master:\content\home

Show-Application `
    -Application "Content Editor" `
    -Parameter @{id ="$($item.ID)"; fo="$($item.ID)";la="$($item.Language.Name)"; vs="$($item.Version.Number)";sc_content="$($item.Database.Name)"} `

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