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RemoteCalendars 4.81 VSTO

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this minor release, a first support for url like "file://youricalendar.ics" has been added. Before it was possible to publish on url like that, but now it's also possible to subscribe an url like that. The only check is if the extension is .ics at the moment (check of the Content-type doesn't seem to work).
Also, changed the RC4IE module...it now use Ipc instead of Tcp, in order to serve requests made by the test program located at http://sourceforge.net/projecs/ie4rc... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-04-13

RemoteCalendars 4.8 VSTO

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

This a minor release, but with big potential!
Yes indeed...it contains a feature by Sergio González, and now you can subscribe your iCalendar:
--without any reminders (as previuos versions)
--or, only with reminders of future events!... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-04-09

RemoteCalendars 4.72 VSTO

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

Finally, a new version of RC is online. This new RC has been developed using the Visual Studio Tools for Office (VSTO): it doesn't contain any new feature, but this new approach it's necessary in order to deploy correctly RC. You'll suffer no more of an incomplete installation!
The installer will also check for your prerequisites, download and install them...you'll have just to double click on the installer :).
The prerequisites are:
-- .NET framework 2
-- Outlook 2003 PIA
-- VSTO Runtime engine... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-04-04

RemoteCalendars 4.72 and 4.72-.NET-1.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this minor release, a bug has been fixed in subscribing/reloading iCalendars.

Site project: http://sourceforge.net/projects/remotecalendars

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-03-28

RemoteCalendars 4.71 and 4.71-.NET-1.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this minor release, many bugs have fixed, especially in the .NET 1.1 version. Also, a new feature is available: with this version, you'll have to insert your publishing credentials only at the first publish of your iCalendar. Your credentials isn't saved on the hard disk, but it's being kept into memory until Outlook is shutdown. When Outlook is restarted, you'll have to insert again the credentials.... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-03-23

RemoteCalendars 4.7 and 4.7-.NET-1.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this minor release, it's been added support for the STATUS and CLASS property (they're loaded correctly into Outlook and published into the iCalendar). Also, some minor bugs have been fixed:
--Publish didn't work if there were appointments without subject
--Publish didn't work with some reccurences.... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-03-15

RemoteCalendars 4.6 and 4.6-.NET-1.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

This is a minor release:
--A bug has been fixed in the PublishCalendar form for the .NET 1.1 version: the event wasn't associated to the button
--RemoteCalendars now adds also the categories found in the iCalendar as categories of the appointments, and then they're republished
--Added a better support for French, Spanish and Portuguese languages :)... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-02-21

RemoteCalendars 4.5 and 4.5-.NET-1.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

This is a major release, many bugs have been fixed, and some new features have been added. Here there is a brief list of all the changes from the previous version:
--Added support for connection behind a proxy with Authentication
--Fixed one bug in the creation of AllDay events
--Fixed one bug in the creation of appointments: iCalendars where the DTEND comes before the DTSTART
--Fixed two bugs in the publishing of the Outlook as iCalendar: it wasn't possible to publish if the Location property wasn't set, and if there was a RecurrencePattern with a year-recurrence
--Added a first support to the Spanish language
--Added some labels to the PublishCalendar form in order to make it more user friendly... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-02-17

RemoteCalendars 4.4 and 4.4-.NET-1.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new release, two major bugs have been solved. Now RC recognize correctly AllDay events, and the ReloadAll option works normally... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-02-13

Experimental Release: RemoteCalendars 4.3-.NET-1.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

By the feedbacks received on the project forums, it seemed that a lot of user experienced some problems passing from the last .NET 1.1 version of RC to the newest version, builded with .NET 2...
In order to test if it's really this the problem, a new msi installer for RC has been uploaded...it's compiled against .NET framework 1.1, but unfortunately, it hasn't got all the features of the .NET 2 version...here is a list of the differences:
--it doesn't have publish via ftp
--it hasn't got a smart way to uninstall previuos version
--it hasn't got a L&F like Outlook 2003/Windows XP... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-02-07

RemoteCalendars 4.3

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new, major release, are present many important new features:
--It's now possible to subscribe an iCalendar into a folder different from the Outlook Default Calendar Folder: you just have to create the folder before subscribing an iCalendar, or, you can reload an iCalendar into a new folder (RC doesn't create the folder, the user does it :))...just don't remove a folder before removing all the iCalendars subscribed in it.
--Improved the DefaultProxy: in this version, RC uses an improved version of the DefaultProxy, which should be more powerful and efficient
--Improved installer and uninstaller: until now, a user had to uninstall using RC 4.2 uninstaller and RC 4.3 installer...but in this new version, this should be forget...you'll just need RC 4.4 installer...... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-02-03

RemoteCalendars 4.2 and some important changes

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new version:
--It's possible also to publish using the File Transfert Protocol (ftp): if you want to publish via ftp anonymous, you just need to use as username and password "anonymous"...hopefully, publishing through http should work better too.
--The GUI it's like the Outlook 2003 / Windows XP L&F.
--It's possible to mark as private the AppointmentItems and the TaskItems as private.... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-01-29

RemoteCalendars 4.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new version, a major bug has been solved Quite big iCalendars couldn't be subscribed correctly (not all the appointments were created)...probably, the problem was that the connection timed out while creating the Appointments.
In RC 4.1, the iCalendar file is saved into a temporary file, used to create all the appointments, and then deleted.... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2006-01-20

RemoteCalendars 4.0

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new major release, a very important feature, which was missing and desired for a long time into RemoteCalendars: publishing. With RemoteCalendars 4.0 it's possible to publish as an iCalendar the Outlook Calendar and the Outlook Task List to a generic remote server,like iCalx or any other specialized calendar server.... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-12-26

RemoteCalendars 3.5

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new version, a bug has been fixed, and two new features have been added:
--The passwords are crypted and stored by RC, so it's not needed any more to add your login when reloading a remote iCalendar (Thanks Oliver :))
--It's possible to choose to reload all the iCalendars instead of a single one when clicking the reload button.... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-12-22

RemoteCalendars 3.4

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

Thanks to Oliver Egger, the problem of the German umlauts and the other not US characters should have been resolved :)

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-12-14

RemoteCalendars 3.3

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this release two features have been added to RC:
--It's possible to set to not add a reminder for each AppointmentItem created when subscribing/reloading an iCalendar
--It's possible to set to not add and VTODO found as TaskItem, but only VEVENTs as AppointmentItems

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-26

RemoteCalendars 3.2

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this minor release, a minor bug has been fixed when using the option for the Autoupdate...now the calendars are colored correctly :)

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-15

RemoteCalendars 3.1

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

This is amjor release: in this version, has been finally added support for labeled calendars. In this way, users can subscribe a calendar and load it into Outlook using an existing color label. This feature makes easier to read and distinguish different calendars!
A screenshot is available here:
https://sourceforge.net/project/screenshots.php?group_id=144247
and some help on how configure everything correctly is here and here:
-- http://remotecalendars.sourceforge.net/help.html#supported
-- https://sourceforge.net/forum/forum.php?thread_id=1384591&forum_id=482633... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-14

RemoteCalendars 3.0

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new major release:
--Support for connections behinh proxy has been added
--A minor bug in the creation of recurring appointments has been fixed... read more

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-14

RemoteCalendars 2.82

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this release, another bug in creating recurring appointments has been found & fixed.

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-08

RemoteCalendars 2.81

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new release, a bug has been fixed when creating recurring appointments, and a first support for the property ByDay has been added.

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-07

RemoteCalendars 2.8

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new release, a major bug in deleting/reloading appointments has been fixed. For more information, take a look in the project forum "Weirdness when changing label in outlook 2003"

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-03

RemoteCalendars 2.73

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new release, a bug in creating recurring appointments has been fixed. Now it's possible to load Events and Todos that have no COUNT or UNTIL property set.
Also, there are some minor changes in the creation of the Todos

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-03

RemoteCalendars 2.72

RemoteCalendars is a very useful COM-.NET plugin for Outlook 2003. This plugin enables the possibility to subscribe, delete and reload a generic iCalendar (RFC 2445) into Outlook, in the same way of other popular Calendaring and Scheduling programs (as Mozilla Sunbird, iCal,...)

In this new version, some major bugs in the creation of Recurring Appointments and Tasks have been fixed

Posted by Daniele Tiles 2005-11-01