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Error: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131904

A customer has told us they are experiencing the following error in SharePoint: Exception from HRESULT: 0x80131904. Researching the problem on the internet returns stories of SQL Server problems, such as this one which can be due to the content database being out of space. However, this was not the problem in our case. After […]

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How To: Remove Username from Enrollment Title

By default in Employee Training Management and Event Management all enrollments also display a username in their title. However, if you wish to remove this username you can do so by following this simple guide. Firstly you need to create a new column by going to the list settings and then clicking on Create column. […]

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Filtering external lists using the List Filter Web Part in SharePoint 2013

When using the List Filter Web Part to filter an external list your search will simply return the original list and is not filtered. It is possible, however, to configure the List View Web Part to correct this problem. To do this you need to edit the list List View Web Part settings. Click on […]

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Distinct lookup values feature

We have added a new feature to the List Filter Web Part. The distinct lookup values feature allows you to group multiple occurrences of a specific value into one option in the filter dropdown, whereas before you would see all occurrences of this value. This is because the filter displays each occurrence according to the […]

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How to: Send an e-mail reminder for an event

SharePoint does not automatically send out e-mail reminders for events, however, it is fairly simple to do this anyway. All you need to do is to create a workflow in SharePoint designer which starts when an item is created or changed. Below is an example of a workflow you could create. This workflow will send […]

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Attendees not receiving e-mails with updated information

We have been made aware of an issue where attendees are not receiving an e-mail if information about an event is updated using the Calendar E-Mail Extension. However, if the event is cancelled the attendees still receive an e-mail. You will receive the following error message in the trace log: Error loading and running event […]

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Book rooms and equipment directly from a SharePoint calendar

It is now finally possible to check the availability of Exchange rooms and equipment when scheduling meetings and to reserve them directly in SharePoint. This makes the process of scheduling events much easier, faster and more efficient. You don’t have to switch between SharePoint and your Outlook calendar just to check if a certain room […]

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How to: Create and configure a Target Application in the Secure Store

With our new add-on it’s now possible to book Exchange rooms and equipment directly from a SharePoint calendar. To configure the credentials for the user who is allowed to book the resources, you can create a Target Application in the Secure Store and set the credentials there. To do this you should do the following: […]

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How to: Create a room list in Exchange

With our new add-on it’s now possible to book Exchange rooms and equipment directly from a SharePoint calendar. To use this add-on you may need to create room lists in Exchange. This article describes how to do this. Exchange 2010/2013 Use the Exchange management shell to create the room list. New-DistributionGroup -Name "Rooms Vienna" –RoomList […]

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How to: Assign application impersonation in Exchange

With our new add-on it’s now possible to book Exchange rooms and equipment directly from a SharePoint calendar. To use this add-on you may need to assign application impersonation in Exchange to allow the configured user to impersonate all room and equipment mailboxes. This article will explain how to do this. Exchange 2010/2013 Use the […]

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