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Events are not visible in the calendar view

Today I would like to share something that confused a few of our customers when using the Calendar Email Extension or also the SharePoint standard calendar. The issue is that the calendar is not reflecting any of the meetings that have been set up or the calendar only displays events where the logged in user […]

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Send an invitation to the creator of an event using Calendar Email Extension

A few of your customers recently asked if it’s possible to send an invitation to the creator of an event automatically using the Calendar E-mail Extension. The answer is yes, but the creator has to be added to the ‘Attendees’ column. Since it’s not possible to set a default value for a user column (people […]

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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: 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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How to: Display an icon in a SharePoint calendar view

When creating an event, you might want to add an icon to the SharePoint calendar view in order to make it easier to distinguish between different types of events. To include this useful feature in your calendar, simply following the guide in this blog post. Firstly you need to go to your calendar’s List Settings. […]

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How to: Activate and re-activate installed features using a SharePoint power shell script

I would like to share a simple SharePoint power shell script with you which you can use to activate and re-activate installed features. This example re-activates the Employee Training Management feature. If you upgrade to a newer version, you should always re-activate the feature and if you have to do this for several SharePoint sites […]

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Looking for an alternative to Employee Training Scheduling and Materials for SharePoint?

The Employee Training Scheduling and Materials template was available for SharePoint 2007 and was part of the Fab 40 templates. It was developed to help companies, and their human resources departments, create and manage training events more efficiently, as well as simplify the registration process for training courses. This SharePoint template was one of the […]

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How to: Create a workflow to send your own feedback notification

Applies to Employee Training Management and Event Management. In this article I will explain how to create your own workflow to send feedback notifications. I will use the “Confirm attendance” column as the trigger to send the notifications. I have set up a tutorial on how to create such a column. Of course you can […]

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How to: Automatically notify an organizer that an event is fully booked

This simple and useful feature is not included in Employee Training Management or Event Management for SharePoint by default, but is possible using a simple workflow. Create a workflow in the Enrollments list and add an “If any value equals value” condition. Enter the following settings for the first value. To set the “Value” field […]

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How to: Use a survey list to collect feedback

In Employee Training Management it is possible to collect feedback using a survey list. To do this please follow the steps below: 1. First you must create a survey list and add the questions you want on your feedback form. 2. In the Scheduled Training Events list there is a column called Link to the […]

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