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Enhanced Calendar v1.3 for Microsoft® SharePoint® 2007


This feature enhances standard Microsoft® SharePoint® calendar by providing On-the-Fly features of adding, deleting, dragging, resizing, editing of appointments and events in Microsoft® Outlook® 2007 like style.



Installation of Enhanced Calendar Web Part is pretty straightforward - just download installation package and run Setup.exe from it. ArtfulBits.WebParts.EnhancedCalendar.wsp solution will be installed and deployed automatically. "Enhanced Calendar Web Part" and "Enhanced Calendar List" features will be added to the specified site collections automatically.

Install wizard
Install wizard
Site collection features
Enhanced Calendar List
Enhanced Calendar list
Enable/disable function
Enable/disable function

Usage Instructions

There are three ways for using this enhancement:

  • 1) SharePoint standard calendars will have new options: Enable/Disable Enhanced Calendar. Clicking on "Enable Enhanced Calendar" standard calendar will switch to "enhanced mode".
    (List Settings > General Settings > Enable Enhanced Calendar)
  • 2) To create new list instance of Enhanced Calendar.
    (Site Actions > Create > Tracking > Enhanced Calendar)
  • 3) Just add Enhanced Calendar Web Part on the same page as standard calendar.
    (Site Actions > Edit Page > Add a Web Part)

Technical Info: Enabling Enhanced Calendar adds special web part to any calendar view present on the list. Disabling deletes web part from list views.

Following properties of Enhanced Calendar Web Part allow controlling each of sub-features:

  • EditItemTitle - enable/disable item title editing
  • AddItem - enable/disable items adding
  • DeleteItem - enable/disable items deleting
  • DragItem - enable/disable items dragging
  • ResizeItem - enable/disable items resizing

Source code

You can get source code from CodePlex.


  • v1.3 (February 25, 2010)

      New Features:
    • IE8 support added
    • Simple to activate mechanism added (add Enhanced Calendar Web Part on the same page as standard calendar)
    • Support for any type of SharePoint list added (not only Calendar list)
    • Support for different regional settings added (German and others)

    • Improvements:
    • Element dragging look and feel improved
    • Text clearing of not required field
    • On-the-fly events disabled on page edit mode
    • Improved Setup Wizard
    • Icons improved

    • Bugs Fixed:
    • All-day events editing fixed
    • Feature activation problems fixed
    • Disabling of Enhanced Calendar fixed
    • Several minor issues fixed
  • v1.1 (September 3, 2009)

      New Features:
    • Recurring events support added. Recurrent events instances (editing/dragging/resizing/
      deleting) is supported now
    • Separate calendar web part is supported now (You can place calendar web part outside of list view page)

    • Bugs Fixed:
    • Several minor issues fixed
  • v1.0 (August 28, 2009)
    • Initial release. Component provides "AJAX-like" functionality for on-fly adding, deleting, dragging, resizing, editing of appointments and events


Please contact our Support Team if you have any questions or fill in the on-line support form to leave your comments about the product.

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Web Part
Aggregates events from multiple SharePoint lists on any site in one Calendar view
Color customizing for source list events (Background color, Text color) +
Event coloring accordingly to event column values +
Adding and deleting events with a single click + +
On-the-fly items editing/dragging/resizing + +
AJAX support +
User permissions for Calendar sources +
Customizable extended tooltip +
Hour split count (for more precision event displaying) +
Customizable time display format for calendar events (None, Start Time, Start & End Time) +
Ability to switch between "Work Week" and "Full Week" on calendar's weekly view +
Support any type of SharePoint list from any site on site collection +
Support any type of SharePoint list (not only Calendar list) + + +
Expand events by default on calendar's monthly view +
Easy way to add advanced features to standard Calendar view (and remove) +
Easy way to replace from standard Calendar view (and back) +
Integration with SharePoint "Mini" Calendar + + +
Quick date navigation (using cross-browser DateTime picker) +
ArtfulBits Category Column integration +
Toolbar from associated list
(add new items, customize list, etc.)
+ + +
Cross-browser support
(IE6+, Mozilla, Opera, Google Chrome, Safari)
+ + +
Fully customizable Web Part +
SharePoint standard themes support + + +
Support resizing the calendar to fit your web site's design + + +
Base lingual support + + +
Language pack support
(desired localization could be added by request)
Easy deployment process using Setup Wizard
(with repair and remove functionality)
+ +
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For SharePoint 2007 products:
Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 x86/x64
Windows Server 2008 x86/x64

Windows Small Business Server (SBS) 2003/2008
(Please read about limitation)
Server: SharePoint Release:
  • Windows SharePoint Services v3 or SharePoint Server 2007
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 or 3.0
Browser: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7+ is recommended for Advanced Administration features

Also compatible with:
  • Mozilla Firefox
  • Apple Safari
  • Google Chrome

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