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When and how AddFailedThumbnailActionExecuter is executed?

Question asked by alejandrogarciaseco on Feb 25, 2014
Latest reply on Apr 4, 2014 by mlagneaux
Hi all,

I'm trying to implement a customization such allows to identify whether the PDF thumbnail
has been properly transformed and saved as child of a specific node.

Alfresco does something similar with the image thumbnails used in the document library, it is a child called 'cm:doclib'. If the transformation to generate such thumbnail fails, the
flags the node with the
aspect and the corresponding
child with 'cm:failedThumbnail' type and association type.

To achieve what I need, I'd like to emulate this behaviour so in the moment that the transformation to PDF fails, automatically flag the
node child with type
. The problem is that I really cannot figure out when and under what circumstances the
action kicks in and that's what I'd like to know.

I wonder if I'm trying to follow the right approach or rather try a different one.

By the way, also mention that I'm using the Media Viewers plugin in case this made any difference, but I don't so.