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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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How to: Copy a list to another site or site collection

In a previous article I described how to clone a list in SharePoint using a power shell script. If, however, you want to copy the list to another SharePoint site or site collection you will require a different script. The following script will do just that. # get source web $sourceWeb = Get-SPWeb http://SourceSiteURL # […]

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How to: Disable the “No end date” option when creating repeating events

When creating a repeating event using the recurrence column in a SharePoint calendar you have the option of not setting an end date. If, however, you wish to disable this option for your users you can by using the following jQuery script. jQuery(document).ready(function($){   var rb = $(".ms-formrecurrence input[value='endDateRangeType0']");   if(rb.length > 0){     […]

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Copy worksheets feature

We have released a new feature for Project Management and Time Tracking. It enables you to easily and quickly create copies of your worksheets. New features There are three places from where you can use the Copy Timesheet(s) button to create your copy. 1. Calendar To copy a timesheet in the calendar, you must first […]

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Unable to approve multiple items

In SharePoint 2013 it is possible to approve multiple items in one go by selecting the items in a view and clicking on the Approve/Reject button in the Items tab. However, if the user has the appropriate permissions for the item, but not for the list and site, the user can select multiple items and […]

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Workspace templates missing

In a previous post I explained how to enable meeting workspaces in SharePoint 2013. After installing and activating the solution, it is possible, however, that your meeting workspace templates are not available. In which case your screen will look something like this. This is because the webtemp_SapiensMPS.xml file is missing from the respective folder for […]

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How to: Use a dropdown to select the location for an event

When creating an event from a calendar you can usually only use a text box to specify the location of an event. This is because the location column is sealed and you cannot change the field type of this column. However, if you wish to use a dropdown to select the location, there are 3 […]

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