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Posted by Owen Davies

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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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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How to: Share private filters

The Filter Web Part currently only allows administrators to create public filters. All other filters created by users are private and can only be viewed by the user who created them. However, it is still possible to share your private filters with other users. You can customize the link to a page you wish to […]

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How to: Forward attendee status replies to an e-mail address

With Employee Training Management, Event Management and the Calendar E-Mail Extension it is possible to forward attendee status replies to a specific e-mail address. This is done using the “Forward attendee status replies to” column, which, by default, is hidden in Employee Training Management and Event Management, but is visible in the Calendar E-Mail Extension. […]

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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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How to: Change the feedback link

In this blog post I will explain how to change the feedback link in Employee Training Management. I will show you how to display text (e.g. “Give Feedback”) instead of the usual link. Firstly, open the Employee Training Management settings by going to the Scheduled Training Events list and clicking on List Settings. Then select […]

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