What is the quickest way to navigate in Calendar Plus?
Calendar Plus is one of Bamboo Solutions most popular and useful products, and today we will be showing you the best ways that you can use Calendar Plus for your company!
Calendar Plus offers multiple options for quick and seamless navigation. From the toolbar at the top of our Calendar Plus WebPart you can jump to different places and change to different views of your data.
Located at the top right of the Calendar Plus WebPart are the options to navigate to different grouped views of your data. Our Calendar Plus WebPart allows the owner of the WebPart to assign which of these they would like their users to access upon opening the Calendar Plus WebPart. By default, it is set to the month view when you receive it, but you can change it to any of the other views listed here. The views we have available for sorting and navigating your data are: Day, Work Week, Week, Month, Agenda, 3 Months, Quarter, and Year.
How to use the various visual organization tools available in calendar plus?
As previously mentioned, the Calendar Plus WebPart offers a legend which can be toggled to allow for the filtering of data. When toggling off options, the options will appear grey in the legend, to indicate that data is toggled off, in the below capture the entire calendar “Project 2” is toggled off.
How to integrate calendar plus into your company?
The Calendar Plus WebPart offers many features to integrate seamlessly into any company’s existing tenant(s). As with all of our WebParts, Calendar Plus WebPart can be placed on any page within your existing organization once it has been installed and added to your AppCatalog. Our products are designed to be added to a page like you would add any other out of the box SharePoint WebPart. Calendar Plus WebPart can be added to both modern and classic pages, however it will always have a modern appearance to it even if placed onto classic pages.
How to easily share your calendar with your team?
The Calendar Plus WebPart offers four different options to export the calendar. These exports will pull a view of the WebPart that you are on at the time that you choose to export the data. The options available to export are: PDF, Image, SVG, or Excel.
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How to customize your calendar to your personal need?
The Calendar Plus WebPart comes to you with a number of default settings that are most commonly requested and thusly can be used straight away with very few tweaks and customization. However, should you choose to customize your Calendar Plus WebPart for your use case and organizational needs there are various different settings available that can be changed.
The general settings for the Calendar Plus WebPart allow the owner to customize the following options:
- Allow users to customize calendar or not
- View data in a calendar format, Gantt format, or list format
- Allow user to create events from the Calendar Plus WebPart or not
- Default number of events that can appear within a cell
- Default number of items in a month that are visible in any of the multi-month views
After marking the settings, you can move on to another tab to further customize or hit submit to view the changes you’ve just input.
- Customize which view your WebPart opens to automatically
- Toggle week numbers appearing in month view
- Toggle week numbers appearing in year, quarter, and 3 months view
- Enable Group Meetings by week in 3 views
- Toggle rows with other month dates appearing in month view
- Toggle allowing event title to wrap text
Set week start day to either Monday or Sunday
The Calendar Plus WebPart offers a filterable legend appearing by default at the
bottom of your webpart, however there are ways to customize this as well. The legend can be set to appear at the bottom, to left, or to the right of your WebPart. The legend can also be completely toggled off if not necessary. The filter functionality of the WebPart can also be toggled on and off.
How to navigate between the various calendar views?
The Calendar Plus WebPart comes with eight different views with which a user can consume their calendar data. Navigating these views is easy! All one needs to do is click the name of the view they would like to see. As mentioned previously, the Calendar Plus WebPart comes with the Month view as the default view upon opening, but this can be customized to open to any of the other seven views available depending upon organizational requirements.
Below are examples of what each of the calendar views in the Calendar Plus WebPart looks like:
How to create and manage data in calendar plus?
The Calendar Plus WebPart is able to rollup and display data from any existing lists or calendars. Data within the lists or calendars that is manipulated directly on said lists of calendars will automatically be updated on the Calendar Plus WebPart. However, if a user does not want to navigate directly to each individual list or calendar that feeds the Calendar Plus WebPart, they can always use the webpart to update any existing events. They can also create new events and specify to which list of calendar these events should be assigned.
To update an existing event, one simply needs to click on the event they wish to update, which will pop open a window that first allows you to view the event and has an option to select if you wish to edit the event.