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How to create a CRM view based button for CRM 2015/16
After embedding SmartBar (via the MainPage.html) into a CRM form or dashboard, a CRM view based button for CRM 2015/16 can be created.

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.)
     


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).


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). 


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 Gantt View: Custom columns in the user list

Up from version 5.24 you have the possibility to customize the user pane of the Gantt view.


How to display various activity-attributes within multiple rows in Gantt view

This blog article explains how to configure GroupCalendar in order to show additional activity-attributes within multiple rows in the GroupCalendar’s Gantt view. Each additional attribute of an activity will be shown in a new line. 


Gantt Printpreview for GroupCalendar

GroupCalendar version 4.84 offers a print preview of the Gantt View. This requires a small client side installation.


How to change the layout of dashboards

 

In the dashboard, you can change your layout and create or save your own views.
In the layout menu there are 3 views:

Single View,

Vertical View and

Horizontal View.

In the course of this blog article we describe how to use and configure the different views.