ArtfulBits Master Calendar
Collects events from different data sources and provides settings for enhanced team collaboration.
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Multisource support from different data sources in one view
ArtfulBits Calendar supports following data sources:
- SharePoint List (from any site)
- Google Calendar
- SQL Database
- Exchange Calendar
ArtfulBits Calendar Web Part is user friendly and has simple interface (as standard SharePoint calendar), allowing users to easily create calendar events for different data sources from the common view with a single click!
Enhanced appearance with support of different color schemes and advanced tooltips
Calendar Web Part allows specifying different color sets for events type of your need or use default one. Different colors can be provided for source lists events (Background color, Text color).
Hours of event can be split for repetitive events. Time display format can be customized.
Convenient Calendar views: “Work Week” and “Full Week”, as well as “Day”, “Week”, “Month.
Extensive AJAX support for better user experience
Editing features makes working with SharePoint easy and pleasant. To change the date of an event, you simply drag and drop it to the appropriate calendar cell. To change the event time frame, simply resize the event to the correct duration of the event.
Events can be expanded by default on calendar’s monthly view.
|Aggregating events from multiple SharePoint lists, from any site, in one Calendar view|
|Supporting any SharePoint list type (not only Calendar list) on any location|
|Binding to SQL|
|Binding to Outlook (cloud based or on premise)|
|Binding to Google Calendar|
|Chronologically list events from all calendars|
|Multiple views: day, week, month, quarter, year, Gantt|
|Progress value for events from SQL and SharePoint Calendars|
|On-the-Fly events dragging and dropping, editing|
|Adding and deleting events with a single click|
|AJAX support (adding, editing, dragging, and deleting)|
|User permissions for Calendar sources|
|Calendar data source toggle menu|
|Customizable extended tooltip for events|
|Color customization for source list events (Background color, Text color, Border color, Progress Bar color)|
|Icons can be attached to the events and tooltips based on the data source|
|Stickers for events|
|Stickers coloring accordingly to event column values|
|Quick date navigation (using cross-browser Date and Time picker)|
|Print Calendar Events|
|Save view to PDF|
|Cross-browser support (IE8+, Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome, Safari)|
|Calendar resizing support to fit your web site's design|
|Language pack support (desired localization can be added by request)|
|SP 2016||SP 2013|
(April 1, 2016)
(September 2, 2015)
Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard or Datacenter, 64 bit
Windows Server (2016)
- SharePoint Server 2016
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5+
Internet Explorer 10+
Google Chrome (latest released version)
Mozilla Firefox (latest released version plus immediate previous version)
Apple Safari (latest released version)
Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
Windows Server 2012
- SharePoint Foundation 2013 or SharePoint Server 2013
- Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0
Internet Explorer 8+
Before installation, please, check that your target server meets System Requirements.
IMPORTANT!!! ArtfulBits License Manager must be installed before you install the component. If it is already installed, you can proceed with the installation of your product. If ArtfulBits License Manager is not installed, you can do it by one of the following methods:
Open ArtfulBits License Manager page, download its installer on your server, run it and install
Download Full Package of the product, find License Manager in ArtfulBits License Manager folder and run its installer
You must be a SharePoint Farm Administrator for successful installation. Also, "Windows SharePoint Administration" and "Windows SharePoint Timer" should be running on the server:
Download Product installation package from ArtfulBits website, unpack the file, and run Setup.exe:
After system check is finished, click "Next".
After reading License Agreement, click "Accept" and go to next step.
Select one or more web applications and click "Next".
Wait for install to succeed, click "Next" for deployment status details.
Close an installer after successful installation
All ArtfulBits SharePoint on-premise products use Per-Farm License Model (each license is bound to single SharePoint Farm ID). For more details about licensing models please visit License Agreement.
Product works in unlicensed mode for three days from the moment of installation. In this mode all the product features are unlocked same way as with trial license. After these three days either trial license, development license or full license should be entered for product to function.
To get Trial license click here.
After ArtfulBits License Manager is installed, go to the SharePoint Central Administration page:
This page shows all ArtfulBits installed products and their license statuses.
Click on product name to view license details.
If product is not licensed you can click "Enter License" link and enter license key (trial, development or full) into textbox. For upgrading product edition click "Convert License" and enter new license of target product edition.
Pressing "Activate" button will verify the key and in case of verification success license status will be updated.
Note: in trial or unlicensed mode all product features are available for evaluation. This way you will be able to try each and every feature available in the product line which will give you good understanding of what feature set will be necessary for you and it will be easier to come up with the decision which product edition should be purchased. After trial period expiration full license should be purchased which will determine product edition and available (unlocked) feature set.
Special link informing about product expiration is shown in SharePoint pages, where ArtfulBits component is used if product is using trial license or such license is "Expired" or no license is provided at all. Clicking on this link will redirect to product license status details page.
Click "Site Actions" menu in the root site of one site collection, then click "Site Settings":
Click "Site collection features" link in Site Settings page:
In SharePoint Site collection feature list, activate ArtfulBits product feature (if deactivated):
Process of updating is pretty straightforward - just download latest installation package and execute Setup.exe from it. After system check completes, select an "Upgrade" option and then follow setup wizard instructions.
Execute Setup.exe from your installation package. On the Repair and Remove section, select Remove radio button and click "Next", the program will be uninstalled. Or select "Repair" - to repair the program.
artfulbits_mcalendar_v1.22_SP2016.zip Version 1.22 (3 MB)
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Master Calendar install files for SharePoint 2016, user guide and install guide documents. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
artfulbits_mcalendar_v1.22_fullpack_SP2016.zip Version 1.22 (5 MB)
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Master Calendar and License Manager install files for SharePoint 2016, user guides and install guides documents for both products. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
artfulbits_mcalendar_v1.22_SP2013.zip Version 1.22 (3 MB)
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Master Calendar install files for SharePoint 2013, user guide and install guide documents. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.
artfulbits_mcalendar_v1.22_fullpack_SP2013.zip Version 1.22 (4 MB)
Zip file contains ArtfulBits Master Calendar and License Manager install files for SharePoint 2013, user guides and install guides documents for both products. For more details about installation process select Installation tab.