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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.


How to merge a document

This article outlines how to merge and process a document using the DocumentsCorePack addon. In general, you have two possibilities for merging a document:

  • trigger the mailmerge process from within MS Word
  • trigger the mailmerge process from within CRM

A list of document-processing steps offered by DocumentsCorePack and feasible with one single click can be found at the end of this article.


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 use the [Insert as HTML]-button in Open Office XML templates (.docx)?

INTRODUCTION

 This feature enables you to easily insert contents (pictures, texts, etc.) into documents which have been added to a CRM record via HTML editor. The functionality interprets HTML codes stored in CRM and to display the contents appropriately in merged documents. Furthermore, the last version of DocumentsCorePack enables users to insert pictures into documents (for more details about this functionality, please click here).

Addon: DocumentsCorePack 


TI client interprets outgoing calls as incoming calls
When dialling out with TI Client, an outgoing call may be interpreted as an incoming call. This happens, if the the installed TAPI driver does not deliver the DialTone event.
If the TAPI driver delivers the DialTone event, the driver interprets the call as an outgoing call. Otherwise, the driver interprets the call as an incoming call. In order to avoid the latter case, you have to set a new CRM settingskey for TelephoneIntegration.

Recap: eXtremeCRM 2013 in Rome

Thank you for joining us at the eXtremeCRM 2013 in Rome! It was great meeting you there!

The eXtremeCRM in Rome was an awesome experience for us. Arriving in beautiful Rome with sunshine and mild temperatures around 15 degrees, we checked in to the Rome Marriott Park Hotel and were delighted by the comfortable and beautiful ambience. As we arrived two days earlier, we did not hesitate to start discovering the beautiful city during a sightseeing tour on Saturday, visiting the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Saint Peter’s Cathedral and many more of the impressing sights.


CreateActivitiesFor: Advanced Settings

This feature extends the existing CreateActivitiesFor-property of DocumentsCorePack.

This article covers the configuration, an example and the technical details of this feature.

To take adavantage of this feature, you need at least the following version of DocumentsCorePack:

 - DocumentsCorePack Client for MS CRM 2011 v5.76