Filamente v1.3.4 is available with fix for validation failure of an Office365 site with a custom domain, i.e. www.[yourcompany].com.
This video provides an overview of how to use Filamente’s most basic features such as adding multiple SharePoint sites, marking contents as favorite, sorting and filtering contents and viewing documents.
Filamente is a Microsoft mobile SharePoint client for Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It supports SharePoint 2007, SharePoint 2010 and Office 365.
Managing multiple sites
You can add many SharePoint sites to Filamente for quick access without needing to provide a userID and password by selecting the userID from the existing userID list.
You can tap a star icon for each SharePoint list or document library to save it to your Favorites. Once marked as favorite, you can access them easily from Favorites section.
When you want to keep a SharePoint document for an offline viewing, you can save it to Local Documents.
SharePoint views, sorts and filters
You can view all existing SharePoint views. To select a SharePoint view, simply tap a SharePoint view. You can sort SharePoint items by tapping a column name. Filamente will group items intelligently based on the column type. For instance, for the User group type, items are grouped by each assigned user. You can then directly navigate to each user via the index.
When you long press (tap & hold) a column, you can apply filters. For instance, to display only Priority 1 and Priority 2 items, select P1, P2 and tap Apply. If you want to apply additional filter criteria, long press the other corresponding column. For instance, by selecting “John Doe” I see Priority 1 and Priority 2 items assigned to John Doe only.
When you go to a document library, you can see all documents and folders. When you tap a folder, you see all documents within the folder. When you tap a document, Filamente shows it on the main pane. For full screen view, tap the full screen view icon. To come back to a normal view, tap the exit full screen view icon.
You can edit MS office documents by sending the document to a third-party software such as Documents2Go and QuickOffice. To do so, tap Action, then tap “Open In..” and select the app that you’d like to use to send a document to.
You can approve or reject an item using Filamente from your iPad or iPhone once the Content Approval feature is enabled in a SharePoint list or a document library. For the details of setting up the content Approval feature, please refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/825239.
If you have an appropriate permission to perform the Content Approval, you can approve or reject a SharePoint content from your iPad or iPhone. Here are the steps to approve or reject SharePoint contents:
- Navigate to the document library or list from Filamente
- Tap a list item or document to review
- Tap Edit
- Select Approve/Reject
- Select Moderation Status (Approved/Rejected/Pending)
- Provide Comment
- Tap Save
See the video tutorial on how to approve SharePoint content from iPad
See the video tutorial on how to approve SharePoint content from iPhone
With Filamente v1.3.7, you can edit SharePoint data easier using its built-in WYSIWYG Rich Text HTML Editor from your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.
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