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How to: allow users to enroll in single occurrences

The following article applies to Employee Training Management and Event Management for SharePoint on premise. If you create a recurring event, SharePoint only creates one item with the recurrence pattern. All occurrences are displayed as individual events in a calendar view or the current items view, but it’s actually only one item in the list. […]

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Enroll a SharePoint group, an active directory security group or an Exchange distribution list using Employee Training Management or Event Management

By default if you want to enroll users in an event using Event Management or Employee Training Management, you have to enter all users in the enrollment form. Enroll a SharePoint group To allow the enrollment of SharePoint groups you have to change the User column and allow ‘People and Groups’. Open the list settings […]

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How to: Forward replies from Exchange resources to the event organizer

With the Calendar Email Extension it’s possible to book Exchange rooms and equipment directly from a SharePoint Calendar. Recently one of our customers wanted to know if it’s possible to change the email address that Exchange resources reply to and to forward the reply to the event organizer instead. Unfortunately there is no easy solution […]

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How to: Use SurveyMonkey to collect feedback in Employee Training Management

With Employee Training Management you can collect feedback after a training event. If configured, the solution sends an email notification to all attendees including a link to a feedback form. The feedback form is usually a list in SharePoint, but of course it’s also possible to use different feedback services, for example SurveyMonkey. In this […]

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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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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 and in the add-in. Upgrade Please follow the instructions below. You’ll not loose any data or configuration. Remove the Calendar Events & Invites add-in from the site […]

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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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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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