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How to add GroupCalendar to a specific ribbon location?

This blog article explains how to add GroupCalendar to a specific ribbon location with XRM Tools.

Requirements: GroupCalendar for MS CRM


How to upgrade GroupCalendar for MS CRM 2011 to 2013
This article will show you how to prepare GroupCalendar on-premise and online for MS CRM 2011 for an update of your CRM system to 2013!

Features and settings in TOPDOWN view for GroupCalendar

This article outlines the features of TOPDOWN view, which are available for GroupCalendar (GC) version 5.55 and higher (click here to download the latest GC version).
En detail, this article explains, how you:

 

  1. Change the user and time, by drag and drop

  2. Create and save an appointment directly in CRM, by double-click into the selected time-slot

  3. Delete activities directly

  4. See all details of activities (multiple row able)

  5. Create an activity by just clicking right into your selected time-slot

  6. Right-click into your activities to open, delete or copy them

  7. Change  between the views show 24 hours and show business hours. Business hours-view is preset from 08:00-17:00 and also configurable.

  8. Determine how many minutes a time-slot should have (in general 30 min.)
     


How to change Culture-Info in GroupCalendar

If you want to change the date format of GroupCalendar, you only have to change the Culture-Info.

The Culture-Info represents information about a specific culture including the names of the culture, the writing system, and the calendar used, as well as access to culture-specific objects that provide information for common operations, such as formatting dates and sorting strings.


TIMELINE- chronological listing for appointments and service activities in GroupCalendar

This article explains the capabilities of GroupCalendar's TIMELINE which is available for the versions v.5.52 and higher (click here to download the latest GroupCalendar (GC) version). This feature gives you a quick and easy overview of all scheduled appointments/activities seperatet by selected users.


Color-coding-functionality for appointments and service activities for Group Calendar

Please note: GroupCalendar v5.58 or higher is required. The feature is available for all activity types. 

GroupCalendar for MS Dynamics CRM 2011 provides the possibility to define a specific color for each scheduled service activity and appointment (click here to download the latest GroupCalendar version).


GroupCalendar with revised user interface

This article outlines the revised user interface of the GroupCalendar within version 5.45 and higher (click here to download the latest GroupCalendar verison).

The user interface was renewed in the course of working on the GroupCalendar’s compatibility with RU12 and cross-browser. There are two slight changes in the user interface which are listed and described below:


GroupCalendar for CRM Online & Internet Explorer 10

There is another small update of the MSCRMADDONScomGeneral Solution which fixes a issue with Internet Explorer (IE) 10 when running in compatibility mode. When you're not using IE 10 yet it is not critical when you do not import the updated solution. But we still recommend to update the solution to be prepared for IE 10.


How to zoom and define date ranges in GANTT views?

The article explains the following two features which are available in the GroupCalendar’s GANTT views only:

 

Please note: Version 5.46 or higher is required. (Click here to download the latest GC version). 


Addon-Update Behaviour (valid for builds from 1st March 2013 and beyond)

 

When you launch an upgrade installation of our products, the setup will update existing files and solutions in CRM. The default behaviour of upgrading a product installation has changed with all releases after 1st of March, 2013.