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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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Sync, not export, Facebook events with Google Apps calendar

I have tried this before but didn't get anywhere. I have a Google Apps account of my own domain that I use for email, calendar and contacts. I sync all of these with my iPhone. I would like to sync ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Easiest way to transfer Google data between accounts

Previously we had free accounts with Google for our Calendars, Contacts etc. We are now signed up as App Business and have new accounts. What is the easiest way to transfer: Google Calendar Google ...
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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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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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Why an event cannot be dragged above 11:00 pm in Google Calendar?

I post an event in Google Calendar, say for example from 12:00 am - 1:00 am. I tried to extent that particular event to the whole day till 11:30 pm, but I couldn't extend it more than 11:00 pm. Is ...
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How do I set up a Google Calendar for my group?

I belong to a group that puts on events. Different people organize different events, but we are all under the umbrella of one group name. We want to create a Google Calendar where we can all add ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Google calendar sharing

I am a Google Apps administrator in the process of transferring a multitude of secondary calendars from a previous Google account. So following advice from Easiest way to transfer Google data between ...
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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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encapsulate a set of Google calendars

As a user of Google Calendar, I can set up my account to display a set of individual calendars (say 3 calendars... Ron's, Jeff's and Conf Room A's). Is there any way to encapsulate this set of ...
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Can I share Google Calendars with Google Groups?

The question says it all.
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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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Google Calendar all-day reminders not respecting my timezone

I'm using Google Apps Standard Edition, however, I noticed the same exact behavior with my Gmail account as well. At first I thought that reminders are sent at odd times for all-day events, but then I ...
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Customized reminder in Google calendar

I fail to set a reminder for an event entry in Google Calendar for, lets say, 30 days before the event. It resets itself to 1. It seems like one can set at most 20 days before the event. I want to ...
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8 weeks advance notice

I'm trying to set my Google Calendar events to give me 8 weeks notice. I have a vacation rental and that's when I send out invoices to my guests who have upcoming rentals. I want to use this as a way ...