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All our solutions are now also available for SharePoint 2016

SharePoint 2016 is not yet available to the general audience, but you can already start testing our popular solutions on SharePoint 2016 RTM. Go to the product page and click on Get your free trial. Enter your email address to receive a 60-day trial key and the download the setup. The download contains one setup […]

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How to: Upgrade to the new version of the Calendar E-Mail Extension for Office 365

Calendar Events & Invites is now Calendar E-Mail Extension for Office 365. We discontinued licensing through the Office store. Licenses are now available directly on our pricing page. Do you already have a license purchased in the office store? The old add-in will be retracted from the office store, so it will not be possible […]

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How to: Use the app catalog to make the Calendar E-Mail Extension for Office 365 available

Step 1: Download the add-in Here you can download the add-in: Sapiens.at.SharePoint.CEE20.app.zip. Download and unzip the add-in to a local folder. Step 2: Create an App Catalog site You can skip this section if you already created an app catalog site. Sign in to Office 365 with your SharePoint Online admin account Open the SharePoint […]

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Problem configuring the Calendar E-Mail Extension

When trying to verify or save the e-mail communication settings for the Calendar E-Mail Extension, you may come across the following error: “Error in the application.” This error can have several causes, as described in this TechNet blog post. However, the most common cause is because the application pool account used for the central admin […]

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Fixed error when booking Exchange resources

Some users have reported problems when using our feature to check the availability of Exchange resources. The following error message was being received: “The specified folder could not be found in the store.” This error is received when the “Use configured user” option is selected. The error has been fixed in the latest update (from […]

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How to: Add the Filter Web Part to the default view of all lists

Recently a customer asked us how to add the Filter Web Part to the default view for all lists. This can be done by using a simple SharePoint Powershell Script, which you can find below. #open the web $web = Get-SPWeb http://yoursite   #load the required assemblies $fwpAssembly = [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("sapiens.at.SharePoint.FilterWebPart") $frameworkAssembly = [System.Reflection.Assembly]::LoadWithPartialName("sapiens.at.SharePoint")   ForEach($l […]

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How to: Send a reminder to enrolled users

Employee Training Management, Event Management and the Calendar E-Mail Extension all automatically send an update to all attendees when the title, location, start time, end time or any column contained in the invitation e-mail is changed. This means that you can use this feature to trigger updates to be sent to attendees. Firstly you need […]

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How to: Configure different feedback forms based on catalogue items

One of our customers recently wanted to know if it is possible to configure different feedback forms based on the catalogue items for training events in Employee Training Management. This is a bit cumbersome using the current version, but it is still possible. Customising the feedback notification If the “Collect feedback” option is selected, the […]

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How to: Use tabs to easily display SharePoint views

In this blog post I will show you how to use tabs to easily display views in SharePoint. The example I have used is from Employee Training Management, but of course you can use this method throughout SharePoint. In SharePoint you can create different views to customise your lists. By default, your view will be […]

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Error when re-activating Employee Training Management and Event Management

A feature must be re-activated when it is upgraded to a newer version. If you are upgrading several SharePoint sites, you can save a lot of time by using a SharePoint power shell script to re-activate the feature. We have, however, become aware of an error which you may receive when re-activating Employee Training Management […]

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