Presentation on theme: "KWizCom SharePoint Calendar Plus"— Presentation transcript:
1 KWizCom SharePoint Calendar Plus Product Overview
2 What it does?SharePoint Calendars Aggregation, Team Calendars, Mini-Calendars - Now available in KWizCom Calendar Plus All-In-One solution!
3 Why did we create it?SharePoint calendars do not allow aggregation of events from different lists/sitesThere is no event coloring, drag &drop or tooltip options in a regular SharePoint web part displaying a calendar viewThere are no customization options for different time zones, no dynamic view toggling and no calendar printing optionSharePoint does not allow Google calendars or Outlook web access calendars integrationEvents can not be integrated from any external applications like SAP/Oracle ERP systemsAdding new events or editing existing ones is messy and requires redirection
4 Calendar Plus Key Features Aggregate events from multiple SharePoint sitesConnect to any required list type (not only "Events")Support list views - enabling you to aggregate list items defined by custom SharePoint list viewsIntegration with SharePoint 'mini' Calendar and a Mini-calendar display modeCustomizable, optional tooltip and customizable time display formatGoogle style quick event creation and drag and dropConnect to Google calendarsConnect to Outlook Web Access (OWA) calendars (Exchange 2003/2007) and display user's Outlook calendar
5 Calendar Plus Key Features cont. Add events to Outlook from Calendar Plus web partAggregates data from any legacy application using web servicesEvent coloring according to event source and typeEvent coloring according to list property valuesDynamic generated background colors for aggregated list levelsSupport dynamic URL tokens – tokens such as [current site] enable you to use the Calendar Plus web part in a site template using relative URLAsynchronous events loading – A MUST when you have MANY events to display - all events are loaded without delaying the loading of the SharePoint siteCalendar printing and more…
6 SharePoint Calendar Plus is part of: KWizCom SP Collaboration BundleWeb Content Management BundleKWizCom SP Project Management Bundle
8 This is how the List Calendar Plus web part looks All the SharePoint calendar menu options are available with additional improvementsCalendar Plus allows aggregation of events into one calendar display from different lists (not necessarily events lists!)
9 Calendar plus allows tooltips displaying the desired details of the events
10 Time zones are customizable to answer the needs of global organizations
11 Easily toggle between calendar and table views! This is how the table view display is presented, notice that the event coloring is preservedEasily toggle between calendar and table views!
12 Click ‘New’ to create a new event on any connected list you choose You can also create an event by clicking on the desired date and enter the main event details (time, title and location- Google calendar style)Click ‘New’ to create a new event on any connected list you choose
13 Dropping the event at the desired date changed the event date details automatically in the hosting list!To change the event date you can simply drag and drop the event to a different date
14 Notice the preview pop-up and all the OS printing definitions appear Print the calendar!
15 Clicking edit will allow you to change the event properties in the hosting list (changes will also take affect on the web part)To view/edit the properties of an event simply click on it and get a pop-up with the event details (no redirection!)
16 You may want to display the aggregated calendar in a ‘mini’ display or integrate it with SharePoint mini calendar (which appears on calendar lists)Notice the color indicators that mark the number of events per day on the mini displayHovering over any date will present the details of the events scheduled for that date
17 At any point you can add more event lists to the aggregated calendar Birthdays may also be integrated from external HR applications (using web service providers)
18 Outlook web access calendars are also available with Calendar Plus! Google calendars may be integrated into SharePoint calendars
19 Aggregate external calendars and present them using all the powerful coloring and categorizing abilities of Calendar Plus!
20 At any point you can modify the web part settings by choosing the modify option on the web parts menu
21 So Lets see how we accomplished all this… This is the List Calendar Plus settings interfaceThe settings are divided into categories so you can easily find the settings you want to editEspecially useful for calendars with many events, choose this option to reduce loading timeChoose the display style of the CalendarChoose the display method of the event details between a new window, the same window, or the events daily display
22 General settings cont.you can change the default template file of the web partChange the display styles of the calendar and the table viewsApply your own custom CSS file to the web part (it should be use the classes specified in the CalendarPlusCustom.css
23 Calendar View settings Define the number of elements to display on the web parts interfaceDefine the preferred time display, according to the formats specified in the following commentChoose the display style of the CalendarChoose the work days of the week
24 Calendar View settings After specifying the work days you can choose to hide non-working daysChoose the start and end time for work daysFor the weekly/daily views choose the amount of slots to designate per hour
25 Toolbar& Size settings You may entirely remove the options toolbar from the web parts displayYou can choose to merge the calendar toolbar menu with the header to create one overall menuTo save space choose to display partial names of days/monthsYou can define a fixed size to the web part and adjust the calendar to the web parts size
26 Mini Calendar settings Check this to allow a tooltip with the events details while hovering over itChoose to display today’s details and the position of the details box
27 Table View settingsAllow a tooltip with the events details to appear while hovering over the eventAdd you own values to be displayed instead of the names of SharePoint/OWA/custom Services fields
28 Table View settingsAt any point you can edit or delete your custom field namesCreate custom table views with a display span customizationChoose the range of dates to display, you can make the span dynamic by using tokens and calculations like demonstrated
29 OWA settingsTo add OWA calendars insert the server name followed by ‘/exchange’You may choose to load only public and shared outlook calendarsYou may use the outlook categories in the calendars displayChoose the outlook field that will appear on the event tooltip
30 Enter the desired OWA calendar name OWA settingsEnter the desired OWA calendar nameSpecify the background and text colors to use for the outlook calendars events displayUse default login credentials or specify a username and password to load the OWA calendar
31 SharePoint Calendar Lists settings To add SharePoint lists to the aggregated calendar choose first the site name which hosts the desired listChoose the list name and the view according to which the events will be presentedUse dynamic generated colors to display the current lists events or define your own
32 SharePoint Calendar Lists settings Choose the fields to be displayed in the details tooltipFor non-calendar lists match the list fields with calendar fieldsnote that you must specify the title, start and end dated
33 Custom Web Service settings Specify the full URL to the desired custom web serviceEnter parameters to send to the web service provider, you may use free text of the specified here tokens
34 Google Calendar settings Enter the full URL to the desired Google CalendarApply meeting categories and coloring settings for the events display
35 Adding New Items settings Allow creation of new items on the hosting list using the web part’s optionsChoose on which connected lists to allow adding itemsAllow quick event adding and editing (drag and drop), as applied on Google calendars
36 Color Indicator settings Allow color indicators for the number of events- especially useful for the mini calendar displayDefine the desired colors to mark each day according to the number of events
37 Time Zone settingsFor global organizations that work in different time zones allow time zone selectionMark the time zones that should appear in the selection or leave the time zones unmarked to present them all
38 Language settingsKWizCom products are designed to have multilingual supportMark the right to left direction checkbox to present right to left languagesDefine for each button/function the caption in the desired language
39 Calendar Plus usage scenarios Enterprise and team calendars Create an aggregated calendar from events located on different list and sites.Integration of external calendars Display Google and OWA calendars in your SharePoint portal as well as events from external applications like employee birthdays pulled from your SAP/Oracle ERP systems.Mini Calendars Present aggregated calendars in a ‘mini’ display mode and integrate Calendar Plus with SharePoint mini calendars.Globalized events display Use the Time- zone customization options to make the enterprise calendar relevant to users all across the globe.
40 About KWizCom KWizCom Business Card Fields of expertise: Competencies: Founded in 2005Headquartered in TorontoGlobal provider of add-ons and services3000+ customers worldwideBusiness Target: Deliver innovative and cost-effective add-ons, enabling customers to deploy excellent Microsoft SharePoint and Dynamics CRM solutions faster than ever and at no risk.Fields of expertise:Microsoft Office SharePointMicrosoft Project serverMicrosoft Dynamics CRMCompetencies:Gold Certified PartnerISVInformation Worker