Calendar Overlay
Release Notes

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Version Numbers

Version 3.6.2

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.6.2

Release Date: 01/19/2024

Feature Updates

  • Audience Targeting: Added the ability to target SharePoint Groups within the current site for each web part instance.
  • Added support for Full-width sections: Introduced the ability to add the Calendar Overlay web part to Full-width sections on any SharePoint page.
  • Add support for attendees when creating Exchange events: Added the ability to specify attendees when creating an Exchange event directly from the Calendar Overlay legend.

Resolved Issues

  • SharePoint All Sites Query Issue: Fixed an issue where users could not configure a SharePoint Data source to point to all sites if they did not have read access to root the site.

Version 3.6.1

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.6.1

Release Date: 11/16/2023

Resolved Issues

  • Planner Add Task Dialog Fixes:
    • Dialog Closure Issue: Fixed a problem where the dialog did not close after adding a planner task from the legend.
    • Time Sending Accuracy: Corrected an issue where incorrect times were being sent to the API when adding a planner task. This ensures accuracy and consistency in scheduling and task management.

Version 3.6.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.6.0

Release Date: 10/27/2023

Feature Updates

  • Filter by Category for Exchange Calendars: We’ve introduced a new feature that allows users to filter events in Exchange calendars by category. This enhancement enables you to display only those events that match specific categories set in Outlook, offering a more tailored view of your calendar.

Resolved Issues

  • Group Calendar Availability Display Fix: Addressed a bug where the “Show availability” feature did not function correctly on group calendars without defined working hours. This fix ensures the proper display of availability on all group calendars.

Version 3.5.2

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.5.2

Release Date: 10/20/2023

Feature Updates

  • Adoption of Semantic Versioning 2.0.0: In alignment with Microsoft’s updated version guidance for Teams apps, Calendar Overlay has switched to using Semantic Versioning 2.0.0. This change ensures better version management and compliance with Microsoft’s standards.

Resolved Issues

  • Teams Manifest File Compatibility: Fixed various issues related to the updated guidance for the Teams manifest file. These adjustments ensure that the app loads and functions correctly within Microsoft Teams, maintaining a seamless user experience.

Version 3.5.1.1

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.5.1.1

Release Date: 10/13/2023

Resolved Issues

  • Microsoft Teams Manifest Sync Issue: Addressed an issue with the Microsoft Teams manifest that prevented the app from syncing correctly to Teams, due to recent updates in Microsoft’s app manifest requirements.
  • Mobile View Picker Enhancement: Fixed a bug where changing views (from list to schedule) on desktop or mobile caused the drop-down toggle menu to disappear off the page. The toggle menu for switching views is now fully accessible, including in the mobile view without needing to turn the phone sideways.

Version 3.5.1.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.5.1.0

Release Date: 10/4/2023

Feature Updates​

  • Enhanced Print Capabilities: Introducing improved print functionalities, designed to provide a cleaner and more user-friendly printing experience for your calendar events. Toggle on the Show print button from the settings panel and experience a streamlined 
  • Location Specification for Exchange Calendar Events: We’ve enhanced the “add event form” by adding a field that allows users to specify a location for their Exchange calendar events, enabling better organization and clarity.

Resolved Issues

  • Event Clicking in Certain Views: Fixed an issue where clicking on a SharePoint or iCal event in specific views did not function correctly. Users can now interact with events seamlessly across all views.

Version 3.5.0.2

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.5.0.2

Release Date: 9/13/2023

Resolved Issues

  • Multilingual Month Picker Support: Previously, the month picker only displayed in the English language. We’ve now enhanced its functionality to support all languages that the app caters to, ensuring a more inclusive user experience.

Version 3.5.0.1

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.5.0.1

Release Date: 8/31/2023

Feature Updates

  • Updated View Icons: We’ve redesigned the icons for various view types to be more intuitive and better reflect their function, enhancing the overall user experience.

Resolved Issues

  • Show Calendar Name Property Bug: We’ve fixed an issue where the “Show calendar name in list view” property was incorrectly updating in the wrong view type, ensuring the correct display and functionality across views.

Version 3.5.0.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.5.0.0

Release Date: 8/29/2023

Feature Updates

  • Schedule View: This major feature introduces a new view that showcases a time-axis, with the configured calendars displayed as rows. This view offers a comprehensive outlook on your schedules, ensuring you never miss an event.

    Screenshot of the Schedule View in Cloudwell Calendar Overlay. The view displays a horizontal time-axis at the top, with configured calendars listed as rows underneath. Each event is represented as a colored block within the corresponding calendar row, aligned with its start and end time on the time-axis. The overall layout provides a clear visual representation of overlapping events and free slots across multiple calendars.
    An intuitive representation of multiple calendars with overlapping events on the new Schedule View.
  • Show Calendar Name in List View: You can now enable an option to display the calendar name in the list view, providing more context for your events.

  • Personalized Experience: The application will now cache your currently selected view, offering a tailored experience every time you access Calendar Overlay.

Resolved Issues

  • Title Visibility Improvement: For a clearer display of event titles, we’ve removed the time from the titles in the week grid and day grid views. This ensures a concise and streamlined view of your events.

Version 3.4.0.1

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.4.0.1

Release Date: 8/14/2023

Feature Updates

  • Only Show Available Mode Update: We’ve refined the “Only Show Available” mode for better accuracy and user convenience. Events explicitly marked as “Free” will now be included in this mode, ensuring you capture all your key events and activities without missing a beat.

Resolved Issues

  • Date/Time Format Issue for Non-US Regions Resolved: We’ve addressed an issue where users outside of the US encountered incorrect date/time formats. The Calendar Overlay will now display the correct regional date/time format based on the user’s location, ensuring a seamless and intuitive experience for our global user base.

Version 3.4.0.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.4.0.0

Release Date: 8/10/2023

Feature Updates

  • Continuous View: Our newest addition, the “Continuous” view option, allows users to seamlessly view up to 12 months of events at once. This comprehensive overview is especially handy for users involved in long-term planning and scheduling.

  • Show Availability: We’ve integrated a feature allowing you to display the open time slots of your Exchange calendars directly within Calendar Overlay. Spot and book free times with greater efficiency.

  • Grid View Enhancements: The grid view UX has been streamlined. Users can now set the number of events to be shown in each time slot before overflow is triggered. Along with this, we’ve incorporated fresh style updates to enrich your event-viewing experience.

  • Web Part Settings Panel Updates: We’ve made several UX improvements to the web part settings panel based on user feedback. These changes emphasize clarity, ensuring that the settings options are more intuitive and straightforward to configure.

Resolved Issues

  • SharePoint Recurring Event Issue: We have addressed a critical bug related to SharePoint’s recurring events. Due to a modulo error, yearly-by-day and monthly-by-day recurring events scheduled on Sundays were displayed on incorrect days. This has now been fixed, ensuring accurate representation of your events.

Version 3.3.1.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.3.1.0

Release Date: 7/5/2023

Feature Updates

  • Support for attachments on Exchange events: You can now experience a native attachment viewing experience for Exchange events within Calendar Overlay. Access and review event attachments seamlessly, providing you with comprehensive event details in one place.
  • Improved view picker behavior: To enhance user experience, we have made updates to the view picker functionality. The view picker will now only be displayed if there are multiple available views configured. Additionally, based on recent code updates, the default view will be automatically selected from the list of available views, ensuring a smooth and streamlined experience for users.

Resolved Issues

  • Add to my calendar incorrect start date issue  – We have addressed an issue related to the “Add to my calendar” feature when using a custom SharePoint list with custom columns. This bug caused the start date of events to be incorrect. With this fix, you can confidently add events to your calendar, knowing that the start date will be accurately reflected.

Version 3.3.0.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.3.0.0

Release Date: 6/29/2023

Feature Updates

  • Support for Secondary Exchange Calendars – We’re thrilled to announce a game-changing enhancement in this release, introducing support for Secondary Exchange Calendars, empowering you to select from any calendar associated with the configured mailbox.
  • Integration with Microsoft Teams Channel Calendars – Another groundbreaking enhancement in this release, you can seamlessly select and integrate Channel Calendars created within Microsoft Teams.
  • Enhanced Filtering for Exchange Data Sources – Introducing the new “Regular Expression” comparison type, allowing for advanced and customizable filtering based on complex patterns for event criteria. Refine your calendar view and focus on the events that matter most to you.
  • Expanded Exchange Add Event Dialog – With this enhancement, we have expanded the dialog to include additional settings, providing you with more control over your events:
    1. All-day Event: You can now easily mark an event as an all-day event.
    2. Add Teams Meeting: With a single click, you can now add a Teams meeting to your event, enabling effortless collaboration and virtual communication.
    3. Reminder Settings: Set up reminders to receive notifications before an event, ensuring you never miss an important meeting or appointment.

* Please note that these new settings are not yet supported for Microsoft 365 Groups.

  • Default Calendar Visibility Control – Customize the default visibility of calendars and override it with client-side settings for greater flexibility in showcasing relevant information.
  • Exchange Event Deletion – Take control of your Exchange events with our latest feature addition. Cloudwell Calendar Overlay now allows you to delete Exchange events, provided you have the necessary permissions.
  • Conditional Field Display in Exchange Event Body – Improved the display of Exchange events by implementing conditional logic to show or hide specific fields based on whether they contain data.
  • Improved List View Appearance – List view now utilizes the background color setting of a calendar, offering a more visually cohesive and intuitive experience.

Resolved Issues

  • Add to my calendar incorrect year issue  – Resolved an issue where certain events downloaded from the iCal data source were displaying an incorrect year.
  • Add to my calendar SharePoint multi-day ICS event date issue – Previously, when using the “Add to my calendar” feature, the dates for multi-day events were incorrectly based on the current system date and time.

Version 3.2.2.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.2.2.0

Release Date: 5/3/2023

Feature Updates

  • Improved the user experience for iCalendar feed events.
  • Added the ability to download individual events from iCalendar feeds to your calendar.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue that caused recurring all day events from iCalendar data sources to render one day prior.
  • Fixed an issue that caused an error when downloading certain Planner tasks to your calendar.

Version 3.2.1.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.2.1.0

Release Date: 4/26/2023

Feature Updates

  • Added the ability to select the Name column to be mapped to the Event title column for SharePoint document library calendar data sources.
  • Added various UX improvements.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue that caused single occurrences of recurring events from SharePoint calendar data sources that have had their date changed to render on incorrect dates.
  • Fixed an issue in the Exchange event dialog that caused the action buttons in the top right to render incorrectly.
  • Fixed an issue when using the new filter setting in Exchange data sources that caused the wrong calendar names to display in the event dialog.

Version 3.2.0.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.2.0.0

Release Date: 4/14/2023

Feature Updates

  • Updated the global setting for Events per day to allow for an unlimited number of events to be shown.
  • For SharePoint events, the edit and delete actions in the dialog are now security trimmed based on the current user permissions.
  • For Exchange data sources, users can now define filter criteria to only display certain events from a calendar. Users can define starts with, contains, ends with, and equals values to filter events based on the Subject of an event. Select the Meeting Organizer field to filter events based on the email address of the event organizer.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue that caused color contrast issues for certain buttons when using a dark color for section   background shading on the page.
  • Fixed an issue that caused duplicate content type headers when selecting a SharePoint list during the data source configuration.

Version 3.1.2.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.1.2.0

Release Date: 3/10/2023

Feature Updates

  • Streamlined the UX for Exchange event dialogs to render event information in a similar format as Outlook on the web. A meeting join link is now displayed when meeting information is included on the event details.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue with locale support that caused date formats to render incorrectly in certain regions.

Version 3.1.1.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.1.1.0

Release Date: 3/3/2023

Feature Updates

  • Added a global setting to allow event titles to wrap in calendar views.
  • Added a global setting to allow the ability to set the maximum number of attendees shown on an event before an clickable overflow is displayed to show more.
  • Added various UX improvements.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue with language support that caused features to not work.

Version 3.1.0.2

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.1.0.2

Release Date: 2/13/2023

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue that caused iCal data sources with case-sensitive URLs to break.

Version 3.1.0.1

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.1.0.1

Release Date: 1/30/2023

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue that caused monthly recurring events from a SharePoint list to render incorrectly in certain regional locales.

Version 3.1.0.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.1.0.0

Release Date: 1/17/2023

Feature Updates

  • Added support for single part app pages in SharePoint. End users can create new app pages using the New > Page experience available in modern sites.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue that caused the calendar to render events one day behind when the regional local setting for the first day of the week was modified. 

Version 3.0.0.0

Build Name: Cloudwell Calendar Overlay v3.0.0.0

Release Date: 12/5/2022

Feature Updates

  • Added iCal as a data source.
  • Added the ability to view your license information directly in the web part settings of the app.
  • Added the ability to extend your trial period and request a quote when in a trial.

Resolved Issues

  • Fixed an issue that caused the calendar to not auto refresh until you changed the value of the default auto refresh rate.
  • Fixed an issue that caused multiple browser tabs to open when clicking on the “Edit event details” and “Go to calendar” buttons on the SharePoint event click dialog.
  • Fixed an issue that caused the default Title column to not be visible as a SharePoint data source title column mapping option in certain languages.

Previous Versions

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