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Google Calendar: show remaining (countdown) time to events?

How can I show the remaining time to events in their title in Google Calendar? For example: Meeting with Kate (1day 1h 30m left)
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How can I change the privacy settings for all events on my Google Calendar?

I have quite a few events in my Google Calendar and they are all set to Default privacy. My Google Calendar sharing preferences is currently set to "Show free/busy only": But I would like to ...
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Dimming feature on calendar

When using the "new look" in Google calendar, I selected to dim past events; however, it dimmed today's events too. How can I keep today non-dimmed?
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Google Calendar keyboard shortcut to select specific week?

I navigate in Google Calendar using the keyboard shortcuts as much as possible. If the month view is active, is there a keyboard way to select a specific week before switching to the week view (using ...
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How to contact Google support regarding the free products?

I want to add the holiday calendar from Switzerland to my calendar but it is not available(yet). So I wanted to contact Google if they are planning to add it. When I look for help I always end up in ...
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Google Calendar “URL is too long to process and That's all we know” error

I recently received an email from Google (it was an email address ending with @google.com) On the right hand side of my gmail, there was a link Add event to Google Calendar. Upon clicking this link, I ...
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How to setup public Google calendar

I'd like to have my appointments Google calendar viewable by clients. However, I don't want them to view all the information, just if I'm available or not at a certain time. Is there a way to make ...
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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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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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How can I let others see events on my published calendar as not just “busy”?

I created a Google calendar to embed on my website. I went to "Share this Calendar" and checked the following: Share this calendar with others Share this calendar with everyone my the organization ...
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Device-specific Google Contacts password without 2-step verification

I'm setting up a new phone to synchronize with my Google Contacts, Calendar and maybe Mail. However, I feel very uncomfortable entering my central Google password into the phone. What happens if it's ...
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What is the Google Sync URL to choose which Google Calendars to sync?

You know how Google Calendar lets you have multiple calendars, i.e. weather, etc? There is an obscure page that looks like it's designed for mobile devices that lets one choose which calendars to ...
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Google Calendar (GApps) - can't set manage rights to outside-domain accounts

I would like to add some users to be able to manage my GApps calendar. When the user is in my domain, there's no problem but when he's outside I can just set options like See all event details and See ...
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URL to add calendar event to iCloud

Is there a URL that will let me offer an Add to iCloud Calendar button to my site? I'm not an iCloud user, but I expect it's possible to use iCloud just via the web, without using the native iCal ...
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Can I export the shared Google Calendar to another format after subscription

I am trying to find the dates all public holiday for the year 2012, for several countries. There are many public holiday calendars for different countries shared at the Google Calendar (see here). ...
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Can I “opt out” of Google Calendar while keeping my Gmail account?

I would like to handle invitations manually (in iCloud, actually) without any invitations, events, or anything showing up in my Google Calendar account. Because if that’s the case, there will be a ...
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How to setup a shared calendar for two person?

Hi I am thinking of using gmail and from there using the google calendar so that me and another colleague can collaborate and know what are we up to. Can advise how to go about setting up a shared ...
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Is it possible to add a task using the Quick Add feature in Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar, is there any way to add a task, rather than an event, via the quick add feature? Quick add is accessed by pressing q or clicking the down arrow on the Create button in the left ...
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Are there advanced keyboard shortcuts for Google Calendar?

I like to do most of my stuff using the keyboard. On Gmail, this works quite nicely, but on Google Calendar, some keyboard shortcuts are missing. For example, I'd like to browse days by using the ← ...
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Quick add entry with details in Google Calendar

Some observations first: When you are in Month View in Google Calendar and enter an event name in the pop-up, it will be created as a whole-day event. OTOH, if you enter the event name like "19:15 ...
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Is there a way to search for events with a equals-sign in Google Calendar?

I have events called "=====" (5 equals sign) in Google Calendar. I use it to mark stuff that I want to remember. But I can't search through these events. If I use the Search function in Google ...
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Turning off reminders when creating a new Google Calendar event

When creating a new Google Calendar event, I always turn off those reminders (there are two of them). Since GCalendar is always open in a side window, I don't need them. Is there a way to disable ...
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Unauthenticated access to Google Docs and Calendar

Today, I tried a demo of Openbravo (web-based ERP) and on its main workspace there were two widgets Google Docs and Google Calendar and they both displayed my Docs and Calendar data from my Google ...
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How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar?

How to delete all events on many dates all at once but not the whole Calendar in Google Calendar? I tried to click on a date that got an event to delete and dragged my mouse to 2 days after that date, ...
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Does Google Calendar and its Outlook sync tool support multiple Outlook users?

I would like to push Google Calendar events to multiple users who use Outlook. Can this be done if each user installed Google Calendar sync tool and set it up for on way Google -> Outlook? If events ...
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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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Only showing events outside a set time frame

Me and my wife are sharing google calendars to more easily manage our family schedule. I was also sharing my work calendar with her, so she would know when I had late meetings or events during the ...
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Why does Google Calendar move events in a different (non-DST) timezone 1 hour backward?

I'm currently residing UTC+3: UTC+2 standard time zone, +1 for daylight saving time (DST). For a trip I'm planning, I'm trying to set a new event in Google Calendar, which takes place in a different ...
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Quickly navigating to a date in Google Calendar

How can I quickly navigate to a given date, say, a past date about 2 years ago, in Google Calendar? Currently have have to click on the previous month button about 20 times. I have tried entering ...
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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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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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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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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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How to avoid declined Outlook invitations when syncing one-way?

I am using Google Calendar Sync 0.9.4.1 with Sync Options of 1-way: Microsoft Outlook calendar to Google Calendar. However, several of my invitations are not showing up. I learn that for at least one ...
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Google tasks and calendar on the desktop, as local applications?

I frequently need to get work done in places where I have no connectivity, so I need a local, out of browser application (meaning, still functions when there is no internet connectivity, but syncs ...
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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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Sync multiple Outlook calendars with Google Calendar

Is there any way to sync multiple Outlook calendars with Google Calendar? Google Calendar sync can just sync one calendar.
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every 4th Monday?

is there any way I can set up Google Calendar to remind me to pay rent every 4th Monday (= every 28 days)? Not monthly and every 4th Monday. That's why I missed my last payment ....
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How to get Google Calendar to send notifications and daily agenda again?

I configured Google Calendar to send me a daily agenda email (to my gmail account) as well as reminders for my events, and for the past month or so I have received no emails from Google Calendar at ...
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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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Google Calendar and SMS reminder

I have a Google Calendar synchronized with Sunbird. Is there any possibility to set the SMS notification when I add an event via Sunbird?
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Cancel events in bulk in Google Calendar

How can I cancel a lot of events, at the same time, from Google Calendar? I'm trying to remove all the events that were from the last year in my calendar.
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Can I get my Google calendar info into a shareable/printable format?

I want to output certain parts of a calendar to print. The very frustrating thing, though, is that the default print view for GCal only shows the start-time of events, not their duration.. so it's not ...
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Specific dates disappeared from Interesting Calendars

I have the French Holidays and UK Holidays shared calendars added to my Google Calendar, and in the last few days the Holidays around Easter 2011 have disappeared. I have tried unsubscribing and ...
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Any way to share free/busy data only from a MobileMe calendar?

I use several mobileme calendars, which I share fully with various colleagues. Some are mine, and some are calendars which others have shared with me. I access them through Outlook 2007 on my laptop ...
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Viewing days left to events in a Google Calendar

I use Google Calendar for keeping track of deadline dates for various projects. What I'd really like is a view where I can see the number of days left until each deadline in my "Deadlines" calendar. ...
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help text for contents of a calendar link

We have links on our front page that go to our embedded Google calendar. I'd like to make it so when someone hovers their mouse over one of these links a "help text" appears with the contents of the ...
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Online Calendar recommendation

So I'm looking for calendar ideas - I use Google Calendar, but when I create a multi-day event (like a two-week holiday) it just puts a line across the top of the days that is pretty hard to notice; ...
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How to stop phantom notifications?

I've been rearranging the events on my Google calendar a bit, and I've run into a bit of difficulty. Despite all of my notifications and reminder being turned off, I receive email notifications for ...
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Google Calendar : How to choose the calendar on Quick Add?

I'd like to choose the calendar on quick add instead of modifying the event details once after adding. Is it possible?