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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). 


GroupCalendar fully supports Dynamics CRM RU12 (Polaris) and cross-browser compatibility

Our GroupCalendar for MS Dynamics CRM 2011 fully supports CRM RU12 (Polaris).
Up to now, the only workaround was to open the GroupCalendar in a new Internet Explorer-window.
Up from v5.45, GroupCalendar opens again directly within CRM. Furthermore, Chrome and Firefox are also fully supported by the GroupCalendar. This release also supports older CRM Rollups!


How to open GroupCalendar from a CRM entity record

Up from GroupCalendar version 5.37 it is possible to embed GroupCalendar into a CRM entity. GroupCalendar will display all activities for which the currently opened record is set as Regarding

In this mode, all users will be listed in the GroupCalendar’s Gantt and TopDown View without the option to hide some of them.

Also, you cannot change the displayed users/team when opening the GroupCalendar from an entity.


How to show working hours and time-off in GroupCalendar

Since CRM 2011, it is possible to specify working hours and time-off (e.g. vacation) for each user and resource.  With GroupCalendar v5.37 or higher, it is now possible to show these working hours and the time-off.


GroupCalendar online license notification

Per default, GroupCalendar will show 10 days prior to the license expires a notification to all users (see Figure 1).

Figure 1: GroupCalendar expiration

The notification can be limited to specific users and you can set the date of its first appearance.