06 Mar 2020

By default, DayBack color-codes your events by their status: more precisely, by whatever you’ve mapped to the status field. Coloring by status makes sense since many of DayBack’s scheduling views already put events into their own columns or rows by resources. But if you’d like to add a second…

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15 Feb 2020

Cascading Events in DayBack When working with projects, many times you may have events with dependencies. If one event’s scheduled time changes, you probably want any dependent events in the future to adjust accordingly. DayBack’s custom event actions allow you to have that kind of automated control over your…

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14 Dec 2019

Background DayBack offers its Salesforce users real-time access to their Google Calendars inside Salesforce. In this environment, DayBack can take advantage of calendar actions to link your Salesforce and Google records. In a previous post, we examined some more straightforward examples, but in this series of articles, we’re going to…

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30 Mar 2019

Color-Coding by a Second Field Here’s a beautiful example of adding additional color-coding options and icons to DayBack Calendar. This customer wanted to retain DayBack’s default color-coding for status but add another color–shown here as the header of the event–for color-coding by resource (salesperson, in this case). They also wanted…

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04 Sep 2018

Calendar actions in DayBack let you add your own buttons to calendar events. Most folks use these to run flows, navigate to other pages, or connect with other apps–like creating a Zoom meeting for your event. But actions are also a great place to try out new code and…

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29 Aug 2018

Overview Having switched from GoToMeeting to Zoom, we’re having a lot more meetings with customers since Zoom makes it so easy for new users to join the meeting. That means we have a lot more meetings to schedule and we needed a way to see our existing meetings on the…

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17 Mar 2018

You can add buttons and scripts to your calendar events with DayBack’s custom actions. These let you modify how the calendar works so folks can take action right from within the calendar. Now you can add these actions to shared calendars as well. This means you can do things…

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02 Mar 2018

Field Validation in DayBack Calendar If you have required fields in your backend–in Salesforce or FileMaker–DayBack will respect that and surface your error messages to users who leave those fields blank in the calendar. But sometimes those validation messages are a little harsh. Now you can write validation messages…

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05 Jul 2017

Create record-specific calendars with components from DayBack for Salesforce Using DayBack Calendar in Salesforce Lightning, you can show a project’s schedule on a tab for that project. Or show all the activity for a new contact right on a tab in that contact’s record. This is also a great…

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25 Jun 2017

Overview Custom actions in DayBack Calendar let you add your own buttons to events in the calendar. These buttons are a great way to extend the calendar’s capabilities and a great way to use custom actions is to interact with third party applications: like GoToMeeting. Note: if you’re using…

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