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How to: Create a training certificate in SharePoint automatically

With our Employee Training Management solution you can manage your employee training program on SharePoint. It’s very easy to provide catalogs of courses and training events, distribute course material and to manage the enrollments of you employees. Out of the box it is not possible to automatically generate a training certificate after successfully completing a […]

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Invite Attendees From SharePoint Calendar

Calendars are one of the most important tools when using SharePoint. The ability to schedule meetings, which can be viewed by users, is particularly popular as it allows you to have a publicly visible calendar. Out of the box it’s possible for users to add any SharePoint Calendar to their personal Outlook, in order to […]

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Calendar E-Mail Extension – How to troubleshoot incoming email issues

With the Calendar E-Mail Extension you can send invites from a SharePoint calendar to attendees’ mailboxes and handle their replies. But this is only one feature provided by the Calendar E-Mail Extension. It is also possible to send an invite to the SharePoint calendar from Outlook. In this post I will explain how meeting requests […]

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How to: Create Training Events for a certain group of people only

Applies to Employee Training Management. In this post I will show you how to create training events for a certain group of people only, for example for a certain department. Of course there is more than one approach but I think the following is the easiest one. I will use a simple SharePoint Designer Workflow […]

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Not supported calendar message – possible reasons and solutions

With the Calendar E-Mail Extension you can organize meetings in a SharePoint Calendar and invite attendees directly from SharePoint via e-mail meeting requests. If your attendees receive an email with an attachment “not supported calendar message.ics” instead of a valid meeting request, it is possible that something is configured incorrectly in your Exchange or that […]

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How to: Validate the enrollment deadline in Employee Training Management

If you schedule a training event using our Employee Training Management for SharePoint, you can set an enrollment deadline. After the enrollment deadline users are no longer allowed to enroll in the training. We do not check if the enrollment deadline is before the end date of the training, but if you have this requirement, […]

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Employee Training Management – Edit enrollments

The edit form of an enrollment is empty by default, however you can add additional fields to the enrollment content type to make them available in the edit form. By default there are no columns visible in the edit form, but you can add new columns to the enrollment list/content type(s). If you want to […]

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Introducing the new SharePoint Enhanced Lookup

In this post I want to show you what’s possible with our new Enhanced Lookup field. Basically the Enhanced Lookup is a custom field type based on the SharePoint Lookup but with a lot of nice features when it comes to finding and selecting items from another list or displaying the connected items. To explain […]

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Employee Training Management – Use a choice instead of a text field for location

One of our customers wanted to use a drop down choice instead of a text field to define the location where a training takes place. If you have the same requirement, this is what you can do. The location is usually a text field and this cannot be changed. What you can do is to […]

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Calendar E-Mail Extension – Status replies cannot be processed

Applies to the Calendar E-Mail Extension. With the Calendar E-Mail Extension you can organize meetings in a SharePoint Calendar and invite attendees directly from SharePoint using e-mail meeting requests. The attendees can then accept or decline the invite. This status reply should be processed by the SharePoint Calendar and the status reply and the detailed […]

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