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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:

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And so:

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Is there any way to turn off this behavior? I can type "60m" instead, but I'd prefer to avoid that; every character counts on a netbook display!

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Google's solution is to put "double quotes" around it - if you enter "Exercise 1h" it will strip the quotes but leave the 1h unmolested, and will make it an "all day" item rather than scheduling it for 1:00 PM.

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    Update for 2022: Google now keeps the quotes. Not sure when that changed. Commented Aug 23, 2022 at 15:54

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