Controlled Vocabulary 1.5.3


This version provides support for SharePoint Discussion Posts — Download. Thanks to Willy-Peter Schaub and Robert Maclean for the idea and testing. Note that the Conversation does not change once the subject is set. You can see the affect of this in the following two sequences. I think this may be an Outlook bug, but…

Controlled Vocabulary 1.5.2


Mitch Denny logged an issue against Controlled Vocab which I felt warranted a new release. It looks like those attempting to host configuration files on networks requiring authentication (e.g. SharePoint) may encounter issues. Mitch was kind (read brave) enough to navigate the code and submit a patch which made getting this out a lot easier.…

Controlled Vocabulary 1.5.1


Following close on the heels of version 1.5, this update addresses a bug affecting users with multiple email accounts in Outlook, of which one or more is a MAPI account. It also changes the behaviour of inline updating so that recipients are not cleared if none are defined in the buttons configuration file. Thanks for…

Controlled Vocabulary 1.5 now available


This version provides a host of new features to address usability and adoption challenges. DOWNLOAD NOW What’s New and Improved Packaged Button Discovery It’s now easy to create a bunch of buttons and share them with users who can install them all in a few simple clicks. The sample below shows a configuration used to…

Controlled Vocabulary 1.1.1.0


I’ve just started on a new project and we are using Controlled Vocabulary to help manage our communications. In configuring this for us, I noticed two small bugs which have been fixed. Fix for adding required meeting recipients Fix for resolving meeting recipients You can get the new installer now – Download Mike

Controlled Vocabulary 1.1.0.0


This update provides a standalone Windows client for those who don’t use Outlook 2010. The Windows client provides similar functionality to the Outlook 2010 Add-In. The following table illustrates the differences Feature Outlook 2010 Add-In Windows Client Meeting support Yes No Multiple Account support (from) Yes No Separator Labels Yes No Menu Icons Yes No…

Controlled Vocabulary Updates


UPDATED: 28 Sep 2010 – Version 1.0.0.11 is now available I while back I blogged about a new CodePlex project I started called Controlled Vocabulary. The driving motivation behind this project is that Controlled Vocabulary is a more effective method of categorizing communication than an open tagging system, which is too subjective. Initially the product…