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SharePoint 2013: Calendar – Colorize Event Categories

In the standard implementation of the SharePoint calendar app it is not possible to visualize the event entries with a different background color depending on the category. To implement such a feature we have to do some customizing.

In the following steps we will modify the calendar with an additional column that holds auto-calculated informations. After that we will implement a JavaScript code block that contains the coloring logic.

Some events with different categories in the standard calendar implementation.
Some events with different categories in the standard calendar implementation.

Caution: The jQuery JavaScript library must be available in your environment.

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SharePoint Integration von Geolocation

Seit der aktuellen Version SharePoint 2013 besteht die Möglichkeit, Geolocation Informationen und Kartenansichten direkt in SharePoint Listen zu integrieren.

Dazu stellt SharePoint 2013 einen neuen field type “Geolocation” zur Verfügung, der die jeweiligen Geokoordinaten (Latitude, Longitude) als Wertepaar (Double, Double) speichert. Daraufhin wird in dieser Spalte bei dem betreffenden Datensatz ein Globus-Symbol dargestellt.

Entsprechender Artikel über das Geolocation Field in der MSDN.

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