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SharePoint Filter Web Part – new version released

Improvements Ribbon If there is only one list view web part present on the web part page, the ribbon tabs of this view will be displayed by default. In all previous releases users had to click on the view to make the ribbon appear. This was because of the way the ribbon is rendered. Usually […]

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How to: Migrate a site collection with a Sapiens.at solution from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013

In this post I will describe how to migrate a site collection from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using a Sapiens.at solution. By using a Sapiens.at solution, I mean either one created from a Sapiens.at site template, such as the Employee Training Management, or using a Sapiens.at feature such as the Calendar E-Mail Extension, the […]

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How to: Migrate events from a SharePoint Calendar to the Calendar E-Mail Extension

Applies to the Calendar E-Mail Extension. In this post I will describe how to migrate existing events from a standard SharePoint Calendar to events using the Calendar E-Mail Extension and therefore enhance these event’s with the ability to send invitations to attendees. First of all you don’t have to create a new calendar (with e-mail […]

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SharePoint Filter Web Part – new version released

In the new version we made some changes regarding the way we handle managed metadata fields and a few improvements regarding the date range picker. Managed metadata filter improvements The first new feature is that we only display managed metadata terms where “Available for tagging” is enabled. This is only applied if “Values from Definition” […]

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How to: Create a list of recommended trainings

Applies to the Employee Training Management. A few days ago one of our customers required a list of trainings which are recommended to the user. The user should first complete a survey. The interests, skills and capabilities of the user are determined by the survey, based on which trainings are recommended to the user or […]

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Forward meeting requests to a SharePoint calendar

With our Calendar E-Mail Extension you can send meeting requests from a SharePoint calendar to attendees’ mailboxes and handle their replies. But this is only one feature provided by the Calendar E-Mail Extension. What’s also possible is to send an invite to the SharePoint calendar from Outlook and as a result display all events in […]

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Lookup fields in Word documents

A few days ago I tried to use a SharePoint Lookup field as a Quick Part in a Word document. Doing this I came across two issues: Not all lookup values can be selected in the Word document; If I change a lookup field using the edit form of the document, the Word document is […]

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How to: Allow users to propose topics and trainings

Applies to the SharePoint Employee Training Management. In this post I will describe how to configure permissions to allow users to propose topics and training in the Employee Training Management. Make sure that all users have “Contribute Permissions” in the training catalog. If all users are in the Members group, this should be the case. […]

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How to: Only use internal trainers in Employee Training Management

Applies to SharePoint Employee Training Management. Our Employee Training Management provides a contact list you can use to manage trainers. These trainers can be used in the Training Catalog and the Scheduled Trainings list. If you want to use a people picker and pick trainers from your AD instead of a contact list you have […]

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Employee Training Management Hotfix

Today we published a hotfix for the Employee Training Management and the Calendar E-Mail Extension. Assembly File Version: SharePoint 2010 (14.0.13.0703) SharePoint 2013 (15.0.13.0703) Installation Download and extract the setup files. Browse the folder Sapiens.at.Setup.ETM/SP201x/Employee Training Management or Sapiens.at.Setup.CEE/SP201x/Calendar E-Mail Extension. Run Setup.exe (as Administrator) and choose Repair. Recycle the Application Pool(s) and restart the […]

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