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Outlook Calendar question

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#


We are in final stages of launching several collaboration tools based on a hosted Sharepoint site. Part of this is Outlook integration (calendar + contacts and Infopath forms)

My question is simple, but i don't seem to find any answer to it. We use outlook 2007, two way sync of calendar works great. however, when creating new items (calendar events or meetings) from outlook sharepoint calendar, the "From" field is empty. i can see in the sharepoint list that the "Created by" field is correct for each and every item, and when opening an event, i can also see on the bottom right corner of the window "Last modified by... at..." but when opening the calendar from outlook and choosing the "All appointments" vivew from the View menu, and adding the "Organizer" or "From" column, it's empty.

Actually it will contain the name of the event creator only for events that i create from my computer, or that another user creates from his/her computer. if user A creates an event, it shows on the "All appointments" view that he is the event organizer "from" field, however when user B syncs his sharepoint calendar, it will download that event but the "From" field will be empty, even though it shows up when opening the event, and it's all there in the sharepoint calendar

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