SharePoint calendar web part update with Exchange overlaying features


SharePoint calendar web part by Virto was updated for all its SharePoint 2016, 2013, 2010 and 2007 versions. You get many new features, which make SharePoint calendar overlaying with Exchange calendars more convenient.

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Color-coding for Exchange categories in Virto Calendar

Virto SharePoint Calendar web part allows you to color-code Exchange calendar events according their categories from Exchange. This feature is available for Virto calendars for SharePoint 2010, 2013 and 2016.

For example, I need to add the category named “Blue categorie” to Virto calendar.

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Open “Advanced settings” of Exchange data source, select “Category” field and click “Add new field value and color”.

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Then type the name of required category from Exchange (names must be identical).

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Select a color for this category, it may match exactly the color from Exchange.

You can add other categories with custom colors in the same way.

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On the screen below you can see the example of event from green category.
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SharePoint 2013 calendar web part and SharePoint 2016 calendar have been updated to v. 8.4.0.

- Options for events color coding in Exchange data source type have been added.
- Exchange event attachments can be managed on Exchange event edit form.
- Exchange event category can be selected on Exchange event edit form (works for Exchange from version 2010).
- Time has been removed from tooltip for all day events.


SharePoint 2010 calendar`s new 7.5.0 version has the following features:

- Color coding for Exchange events has been added.
- Option for displaying events from Exchange public folders has been added.
- Option for displaying Exchange event attachments in tooltip has been added.
- Exchange event attachments can be managed on Exchange event edit form.
- Exchange event category can be selected on Exchange event edit form (works for Exchange from version 2010).
- Time has been removed from tooltip for all day events.

You can download and try all new versions of updated SharePoint calendar web part and try new features right now!