How do I configure Colligo Email Manager to use the SharePoint metadata dialog?

This article applies to:
Email Manager for Outlook

The SharePoint metadata dialog can be enabled with the Colligo Console policy Use SharePoints Metadata Editor (enable the policy with a value of True), or by adding the entry below to LocalSettings.xml with a Value of True. The default value for this setting is False.

    <Description>Use SharePoint metadata editor if allowed to edit metadata fields</Description>

Note: Colligo Email Manager must be closed when this file is being modified.


The LocalSettings.xml file is located inside the file %LOCALAPPDATA%\Colligo\Engage\LocalSettings.db, which is created after you authenticate with Colligo the first time Outlook is launched after installation of Colligo Email Manager.

To edit the LocalSettings.xml file:

  1. Close Outlook.
  2. Navigate to %LOCALAPPDATA%\Colligo\Engage.
  3. Make a backup of the file LocalSettings.db.
  4. Rename the file LocalSettings.db as LocalSettings.zip.
  5. LocalSettings.zip contains one file: LocalSettings.xml.
  6. Edit LocalSettings.xml as follows:
    1. Locate UseSharePointMetadataEditor.
    2. Set Value to True.
    3. Save your changes.
  7. Rename the file LocalSettings.zip as LocalSettings.db.
  8. Launch Outlook.

Update History:
15-Jun-2018 Article created.

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