Courtesy of Vlad Catrinescu
In this blog post I will show you how I was able to create a color coded calendar for a team that wanted to see all the team members and what they have for the next week. We all know that the Out of the box SharePoint Group Calendar in SharePoint 2013 is pretty incomplete, but by using some help from the internet and from SharePoint-Community.net rockstar Paul Choquette, I was able to create something cool for the business. Before I go on, here is what it’s going to look like at the end:
While hoping to do this the most out of the box possible, I encountered several problems that confirm what people have been saying for a while… The group calendar for SharePoint 2013 has the potential to be a great feature, but it isn’t complete! Here are some of the little problems I have been facing while trying to make this work:
•The Group Calendar loses the people selection we have on every refresh!
•No way to add multiple views to this view in order to add colors.