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How to: Include ‘Show As’ in the meeting request using the Calendar E-Mail Extension

In this post I want to explain how you can include the ‘Show as’ option in a meeting request using the Calendar E-Mail Extension. By default meeting invitations will always be sent with ‘Show as busy’. In the latest version you can now change this default setting in the calendar or configure it for each […]

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SharePoint Calendar E-Mail Extension R2

Today we published the new release of the SharePoint Calendar E-Mail Extension (R2). New and improved Features Improved configuration Verify e-mail communication The e-mail communication can be verified during configuration. Other small fixes and improvements How to obtain and upgrade The new version is published as the latest Setup: sapiens.at.setup.cee.zip The download contains one setup […]

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SharePoint Employee Training Management R2

Today we published the new release of the SharePoint Employee Training Management (R2). New and improved Features Improved configuration Verify e-mail communication The e-mail communication can be verified during configuration. Exception from HRESULT: 0x810200A0 fixed An error occurred when several hundreds of people are enrolled to a training. This issue is now fixed. Improved performance […]

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SharePoint List Filter Web Part R2

Today we published the new release of the SharePoint List Filter Web Part (R2). New and improved features Sort number filter choices numerically In the previous version filters containing number or percentage values where filtered in alphabetical order. Now this filters are sorted numerically. External data columns in filter details External data columns can now […]

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How to: Update item or document properties without changing the Modified or Modified By fields using SharePoint Powershell

Today I want to provide a useful SharePoint PowerShell script that allows you to update properties of a list item or a document without changing the Modified or Modified by fields and without firing any event receiver or workflow. In this example I only change the title of the first item in my list. # […]

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Make the workspace field visible in an existing SharePoint 2013 calendar

In a previous post I already explained how to enable meeting workspaces in SharePoint 2013. The solution also includes a calendar list template with the meeting workspace field visible. You can use this template to create new calendar lists and use meeting workspaces there. But what if you want to use meeting workspaces on an […]

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How to: Initially filter a SharePoint view by current user

In a previous post I already explained how to create a default filter using our List Filter Web Part. In this post I want to explain how to initially filter a view by the current user. As you might already know it’s quite simple to create a filtered view that displays, for example, all items […]

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Meeting Room Reservation from a SharePoint Calendar

In a previous post I talked about how to invite attendees to a meeting from a SharePoint calendar using the Calendar E-Mail Extension. In this post I will show you how you can also book meeting rooms or other resources directly from a SharePoint calendar using the same solution. Configuring the SharePoint calendar The Calendar […]

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How to: Automatically create a training certificate in SharePoint

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 your 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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