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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?
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Why is this public calendar still requiring permission to access?

In order to explain this more clearly, I'm going to use an example of two different Google accounts, reflecting the situation as I came into it. Names are, of course, changed for privacy. I created a ...
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Google Calendar: How do I add a room to a meeting scheduled by someone else?

When I schedule a meeting through Google Calendar I have two tabs available: Add Guests Add Rooms, etc. However, when I accept a meeting scheduled by someone else (potentially via Outlook) I only ...
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Events I add in Google Calendar are not appearing anywhere

I've made a Google Calendar for my Google+ Group, and I'm simply trying to add events to it. I select a time, and edit the event, and save it, and when I return to the main calendar interface, my ...
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Creating a repeatable Google Calendar event for calendar month based dates

I'd like to add this repeatable event to my Google Calendar which I believe is tied to the number of days in the calendar month the statement is received in: ...
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How to set a calendar in Google calendar so that only owner can edit his event?

I’d like to create a calendar and share it among people, so all can add events but they cannot change other people's events. Only the owner of the event can do this. Is it possible?
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Does Google Calendar send SMS notifications for free?

I am somewhat new to Google Calendar. What strikes me is that apparently it can send SMS notifications to mobile phones around the world free of charge (or, at least, I don't see any warning text ...
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How to get a notice by gmail if someone plans a meeting in my Google Calendar?

Had this numerous times: someone planned a meet in my calendar without getting a notice somewhere (preferrable by mail) that this happened. Result: getting of meeting notice 10 min before, without ...
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How do I really stop Gmail adding events to Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar settings I have "Events from Gmail: [ ] Add automatically" unticked, because it's really annoying. Despite this I am getting events from Gmail added automatically. Apparently from ...
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How to add a non-Gmail account to my Google calendar?

I have a personal Google account, which I use for Google Calendar. Sometimes, I have calendar invites addressed to my work account, which is not hosted by Google. Is there a way to manage (or at ...
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Automatically add non-Google Calendar invites in Gmail

In Google Calendar, I have "Events from Gmail - Add Automatically" and "Automatically add invitations to my calendar - Yes". And yet, it seems that when someone sends me an invitation from not-Gmail ...
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Track completion of Google Calendar events

My typical case is following. When I need to check/do something in future (let's say in a month) I add an appropriate event in Google Calendar. The problem with it is that it's inconvenient to check ...
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Can Google Calendar send e-mail reminders to a non-gmail address?

Google Calendar can send reminders of my events to my Gmail inbox. Is it possible to tell Google Calendar to send those e-mail reminders to a different e-mail address?
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'Add to Calendar' is absent in Inbox by Gmail

When I used Gmail and got email with appointment and hover mouse on date, I got the message: But now in Inbox by Gmail I don't have this option. Is it possible to add it?
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Add/Create Gmail No Reply Reminder to Task List in Google Calendar

Is there a way, either in Gmail, Boomerang or in another lab/extension to create a reminder in your GCal (Google Calendar) To Do List? So, before sending the email, there would need to be a place to ...
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Get notified of RSVPs for my Google Calendar event

Is there a way to get notified as people RSVP for my Google Calendar events? The only way I know to keep informed is to constantly open up the event itself to see who is coming. I like how Outlook ...
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What is the Google Sync URL to choose which Google Calendars to sync? [closed]

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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Block adding events to Google Calendar

We use Google Apps and Google Calendars for scheduling jobs, event date on calendar is ship date. I want to be able to block dates from new events to control work flow. Any ideas on how to block the ...
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Google calendar event in UTC time zone?

I am trying to create a calendar with some events related to a console game, specifically Destiny, and it has some fixed times each day, each week, and each weekend, where something happens. These ...
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How can I force Gmail to recognize an ICS file attachment?

According to the Gmail team, Google Mail should automatically detect ICS attachments. But it doesn't. At least not for the ICS I got from an iPhone user: How can I make sure these are parsed as ICS ...
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How to disable notifications in Google Calendar entry and ignore defaults?

I want to keep my default notifications intact, but remove all notifications from some entries? Right now, even if I remove all notifications from a particular entry, the notification defaults are ...
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Google Calendar repeated events desynchronisation

I have (had) three events created in my Google Calendar on June 4th, 2013, repeated daily forever. In my week view I noticed, that June 3rd, 2015 was the last time, this event appeared in calendar. It ...
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Filter out Google Calendar invites from people not in my contact list

How do I set up a filter in Gmail account so that invitations from people not in my contact list are automatically deleted (and the event removed from my calendar)?
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Repeating reminders for upcoming events in Google Calendar

In Google Calendar, is it possible to set up repeating reminders for upcoming deadlines and events? I want to set an hourly alarm that will show the amount of time remaining until the next calendar ...
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How to ensure sending a .ICS file on Gmail will result in an “add to calendar”

I have noticed that sometimes, when I receive a calendar invite (.ICS file) I do not get an add to calendar option in my Gmail read view. Notice no add to calendar option. Other times I do get ...
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Google Calendar Invite a standard group

I am running a podcast and every week we do a show, however It is not always on the same day and there are new guests each week, so I don't want to make it a regular meeting. That being said what I ...
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Merge duplicate events in shared Google calendars

In my Google Calendar I have visibility over several shared calendars. If multiple people who share calendars with me attend the same event, I can see the event quite a few times. Example ...
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In Google Calendar, is there a way to open appointments in a new browser tab instead of in the same tab?

In Google Calendar, from the main calendar view, is there a way to have appointments open in a new browser tab when clicked, instead of opening in the same tab (the default behavior)?
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How can I disable the Quick Add parser in Google Calendar?

As described here, Google Calendar's Quick Add parser does a lot. That includes a lot that I don't want it to do and I would really much prefer just disabling it altogether and keeping event titles ...
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How do I subscribe to an Outlook.com calendar from my Google calendar?

All the help I find is for the opposite direction. I need my Outlook.com calendar to show up in my Google calendar, as the events I create in my windows phone don't sync to my main Google calendar. ...
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How can I hide an event from another calendar?

I can prevent an event from a calendar I control from displaying on my calendar, by deleting it. I would like a way to similarly remove from my display an event from another calendar that I'm ...
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Add contacts to “where” field in Google Calendar entry

Say I have an event that takes place at one of my contact's, I'd like to add this contact to the "where" field of the event, so that e.g. Google Maps can display the appropriate address. Is this ...
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How can I force Google Calendar to sync/update my Tripit iCal feed?

I have had my TripIt feed registered in my Google Calendar for several years, mostly without issue. However, sometimes, entries that a clearly and accurately registered in TripIt just don't show up ...
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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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Gmail Create event: show all calendars

When I use the Gmail menu function Create event, it creates a Google Calendar event from the information of the Gmail conversation. However, as you can see in the screenshots below, it does not show ...
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Create a Gmail filter for Calendar Notifications

I'd like to create a gmail filter to filter all of my Google Calendar notifications into a separate folder. Google Calendar notifications have headers that look like the following: Reply-To: Helen ...
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Google Apps Calendar theme

I can easily change my Google apps email theme to match my company's colors. Is there a way that I can accomplish the same thing for the calendar? I looked in all the settings and so on, but can't ...
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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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How can I associate a street address with a Google Apps Calendar conference room resource?

Google recommends naming calendar resources, like conference rooms, like this NYC-14-12-Boardroom-15-VC. This means that when a user creates a meeting that will take place in that conference room, the ...
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Is there a way to remove the “Tasks” calendar in Google Calendar?

A "Tasks" calendar appears in my list of "My Calendars" in Google Calendar. It's only a minor irritation, but I have a small screen, I don't want it and never plan to use the Task list. Can I stop it ...
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How can I select text from Google Calendar's Agenda view in Chrome?

Sometimes I want to select text from the Agenda view of Google Calendar, but when I try to do so in Chrome, I'm unable to. Is there a workaround for this?
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Disable Google keyboard shortcuts

I'm currently using Firefox on Ubuntu 12.10 and disabled Google keyboard shortcuts, mainly because if I wasn't typing in the right box, I would suddenly be doing weird things to my inbox. But ...
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Is it possible to view change history of a Google shared calendar?

I intend to create a common shared calendar to use in my group and I want to see the list of changes and their owners. Is there a way to do so? I've tried on Google Calendar but I cannot find a way ...
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How can I format my Google calendar like the “Days of the Year” calendar?

Is there any way to format my calendar entries like the "Days of the Year" calendar does? (Shown here, the "40" in the top corner.) I am adding events to the calendar using the Calendar API using ...
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Facebook All-day events show up in Google Calendar a day early

I have, using the export feature in Facebook, imported the ical feed in Google Calendar for Events. This works as it should, except that events that have no hour defined, show up a day early in Google ...
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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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How can I color all events that match a certain criteria?

I have calendar entries for all SSL certificates we manage, so that I get a reminder when I need to renew them. I would like to set all those calendar entries to a specific color, but I can't find an ...
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Using secondary domain for Google Hangouts URL

My primary domain name is foobar.com. My secondary domain name is fizbaz.com. When I create links in Google Calendar to do a Hangout, the URL always includes foobar.com no matter what, but I'd like ...
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Calculating total hours of an event in Google Calendar

I'm looking to see or get a weekly summary of the number of hours per event in a Google Calender. How can I get these hours totalled up?
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Can I hide events on Google Calendar?

I use my Google Calendar for my homework schedule, as most of my professors use Google Calendar and you can click a button to have their events integrate with your calendar. If I finish an event ...