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Automatically open ICS files in Google Calendar

Lots of web sites have an option to export events as an ICS file that can then be imported into a desktop or web-based calendar (for example if you're invited to a Facebook event there will be an ...
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How can I import Facebook events into my Google calendar?

I get a lot of invitations via Facebook, but I keep track of my schedule with Google calendar. Is there any way to automatically import or sync my Facebook events to my Google calendar?
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Automatically sync Meetup events with Google Calendar

Is there anyway to automatically have my Meetup event calendar sync up with Google Calendar, or even Outlook? Update I want to do this for all of my groups at once (not each individual group)
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Google Calendar doesn't show yearly event on 29.Feb. = bug?

A friend of mine has his birthday on the 29.Feb. and I've created a repeating event in Google Calendar for this. Google Calendar shows this event on leap years but not on non-leap years (like next ...
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How to show the week number on Google Calendar?

How can I show the week number on Google Calendar?
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How often does Google Calendar update its “Other Calendar” feeds?

I subscribe to a couple of external calendar feeds from my Google Calendar (within a Google Apps account) and am curious to know how often they get updated. For example, I have a subscription to my ...
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How do I sync Google Calendar with my Outlook Calendar?

At work we use Outlook, but I want an easy way to sync it with my private Google Calendar. However, I tried looking at the Outlook (2010) settings and couldn't find how to make a link. So how do I ...
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Can I create a Google Calendar event that repeats at every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday in the month?

Is it possible to create an event that repeats at every 1st, 3rd and 5th Friday in the month in Google calendar?
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Google Apps Account vs Google Account

Might be a strange question but... I run a google apps account for my own domain for myself and family members for email, calendar and contacts. Email name@domain.com I have found that when it comes ...
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How can I change my default/main calendar in Google Calendar?

Every time someone sends me an invitation it goes to my default (poorly-named) Google Calendar. I can't delete that calendar because it's my default. I can't make events go to my other calendars ...
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Show availability/busy status across multiple Google calendars

I'm currently connected to three Google calendars. One is my office calendar where I keep track of my work plans when I am focusing on certain projects and whatnot. Another is where I keep my ...
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Does Gmail, Google Docs & Google Calendar Offline work with Offline Storage in Firefox?

I currently use Google Gears with Gmail and Google Calendar to keep an offline copy of my mail and calendar. I use Firefox 3.6, but I'm looking at upgrading to Firefox 4. I read that HTML5 has ...
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Guidelines on email formatting to make contents Google Calendar friendly

Does Google provide any documented, official recommendations about how to format an email that will easily import the event into a user's Google Calendar? Let's say that I want to send an email about ...
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Google Calendar: How to quickly make several duplicates of an event?

In Google Calendar, what's the quickest way to make several duplicates of an event on different days if the events all have the same start and end times? (Assuming one doesn't want a recurring event, ...
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How to make a task repeat on the last day of each month in Google Calendar?

Pretty much the subject says it all. How can I make a task repeat on the end of each month in google calendar. Jan 31- repeated task Feb 28 - repeated task march 31 - repeated task april 30 - ...
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Add an Event to Google Calender by Sending an Email

Is there any way to add an event to my google calendar by sending an email somewhere? To be clear, I want the event to be created by the simple act of sending the email, I do not want to have to ...
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Creating Google Calendar event from received Gmail message

Is it possible to create a calendar appointment from an email message? I'm sure in the past it would give you a link in the right column if it detected a date in the message, but this no longer seems ...
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Birthday calendar notification

When filling up contacts in google I normally enter the birthday as well. This information is then displayed in a Read-Only-Calendar in Google-Calendar. So far I do not see any way to get ...
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Is it possible to sync MS Outlook with specific Google Calendar?

I wish to sync my work's Microsoft Outlook calendar one-way with Google Calendar so that I can view my events all together on my Google Account. I wish to create a new Calendar on Google Calendar ...
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Google Calendar Import or Copy All Entries From a WebCal:// URL

I have a webcal:// url for a calendar with a lot of entries, I can "add" the calendar in the "other calendars" section of my Google Calendar. But this isn't part of my calendar so will not sync with ...
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Merge Google Accounts?

I have a Google Apps Account which has recently been changed to a full Google Account which has the email address me@mydomain.com . I also have a gmail account with me@gmail.com . The Gmail account ...
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“Google Calendar invitations cannot be forwarded via email.” - why, and how to workaround?

Several people in my organisation get this message in the following set up: x@institution.edu (using Google apps) forwards everything to y@gmail.com Someone invites x@institution.edu While logged in ...
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Is it possible to link to specific date on a public Google Calendar?

I help run a small single day BarCamp-style unconference event, and we publish our session schedule (as it evolves) on a public Google Calendar. We would like to create a short link (eg. ...
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Automatically create an out-of-office reply based on calendar events in Google Apps

I would like to change the content of the out-of-office (Vacation responder) message in my Google Apps account based on events in my Google calendar. (I am the admin of the Google Apps domain) For ...
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Is there a good calendar service that doesn't forget appointments like Google Calendar?

I've been using Google Calendar for years now to remind me of appointments. I set it to send me an email before an appointment, and I rely on that email to remember the appointment. I like the fact ...
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Google Calendar changing primary calendar events' time

On my primary calendar on Google Calendar, any time I create an event, the event time gets moved to 3 hours prior to the time I specify. This does not happen immediately, but after a short time (e.g. ...
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How can I find out when I added an event to my Google Calendar?

If I share a calendar with someone else and we end up with clashing events, how can I tell who "got there first"?
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When are reminders sent for Google Calendar all-day events?

If I set up an all day event and choose "10 minutes" as the remind time, when should I expect to be reminded of the event? I'm looking for an exact date/time. Update: I guess they are really sent ...
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Can I publish a feed of my Meetups to appear on my Google Calendar?

I'm a bit of a Meetup junkie so I'd like to automate the appearance of any Meetup I RSVP to automagically appear on my Google Calendar.
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Synchronising Facebook events with Google Calendar [duplicate]

Is there any way to keep the two synchronised? So when a new event is added to facebook (regardless of attending or not), it comes up on google calendar? I've tried pasting the webcal link from ...
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Can I see the description of a Google Calendar event without opening the event details?

When I click an event it shows me the title and times and attendees, but it does not show the event description. Is there a way to see that description without opening the event details?
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What happens when you use your Google Account for Trello?

I can't seem to find an explanation or detail on what happens, what is synchronized, if, when you use Trello with a Gmail or Google account? Can you synch the Task list? Calendars? Emails? Where does ...
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Spam events appear in my Google Calendar

In my Google Calendar, I sometimes find spam events that I never created. In the screenshot below, you can see that they even managed to put my email address in the "Created by" field. They are ...
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Import birthdays of friends from Facebook into Google Calendar?

Is there an easy way to import birthdays from my friends in Facebook into my calendar in Google? Bonus points if it's possible to keep the birthday events automatically in sync (e.g. when I add new ...
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Whose syncing is deleting our shared Google Calendar events?

I have a Google Calendar that's shared with about 20 people who have read/write access. Now, the past events started disappearing shortly after they happen. None of us are doing this on purpose; we ...
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Google Apps Sync is not enabled for your email account

I am trying to set up Google Apps Sync on a Windows 7 (64 bit) machine. The only thing I really want it for is to sync my calendar from Outlook to Google so that if someone sends me a meeting request ...
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How to stop Google Calendar from “helpfully” extracting times from event titles?

When entering an event with the string "1h" at the end (which I do often), Google Calendar "helpfully" decides that I must mean one-o-clock. Like this: And so: Is there any way to turn off ...
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Choose which calendar event goes into using Google Calendar Quick Add

Is there any way to specify which calendar the event should be put in when adding an event using Quick Add in Google Calendar. The help article on the topic gives all sorts of advanced options, but I ...
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How can I have read access to my Google Calendar tasks in a desktop application?

Why don't I have access to my Google Calendar tasks using either Lighting for Thunderbird or Evolution? I can sync calendars without any problems, but I do not even have read access to tasks...
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How to change my name in Google Calendar

When I look at the settings of one of my calendars in Google Calendar, it says Calendar Owner. And the string that comes after that looks hideous. It goes something like this: "my.name@gmail.com" ...
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Multi-account Google Apps Calendar Free-busy status?

I have 3 google apps domain accounts and a personal google account, and until recently, there was little need for the google app's calendars to have any real use; Now however the powers that be ...
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Invitations to different Google Calendars within one account

Within my Google Calendar I have several different calendars set up. Is it possible for someone else to send invitations directly to a specific calendar (not the default)?
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Can I use a web app that will remind me of annual events?

For regular events I currently enter an event into my Google Calender and set it the recur annually. Sometimes I remember to set a reminder for a few days or a week in advance but I have lost track of ...
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Google Calendar - Is there a non-manual method for moving events from one calendar to another?

I would like to move a few dozen events from one calendar to another. Is there a way to do this, without having to delete each event and re-create them on the new calendar? Clarification By ...
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How do I merge Google calendars together?

Within one Google apps account, I have 2 Google Calendars (called Program1 and Program2) with >100 events. How do I merge the events from both calendars into a single calendar? Program 2 has now ...
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How to re-send invitations to shared Google Calendar?

How can I resend invitations to a shared Google calendar? I've setup a new calendar for a non-profit organization using Google Apps for Domains. I said "no" to the initial question to send out ...
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Can Google Calendar connect to a CalDAV server?

I know events added in Google Calendar can be accessed in other applications (e.g. iCal) by connecting to Google's CalDAV server. But I have my own CalDAV server to which people add events with a ...
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Increment number inside a recurring event in Google Calendar

Is there a way to automatically increment a number inside of a recurring event in Google Calendar? Basically, what I'd like to do is add an event that tells me how old my daughter is, by week and by ...
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Google Calendar: How can I show or hide multiple calendars with one click?

I use Google Calendar at work and I have access to lots of my coworkers' calendars which makes the view pretty messy, so I mostly keep them hidden. Is there a way (maybe with some plugin or extension) ...
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How to implement GTD using Gmail/Gcal/Gtasks?

I'm interested in hearing how people have used Google's tools, in particular Tasks and Calendar, in the context of Getting Things Done or a similar system.