Questions tagged [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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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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How can I allow toggling of different calendars within an embedded Google Calendar?

I'm working on creating a community events calendar for a local website I run, and I'm considering using an embedded Google Calendar to power it. I plan to have several different "calendars" within ...
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Export Facebook event directly to Google Calendar?

Facebook events have an "Export" option which gives you the possibility to either download an .ics file or email the event info. Given these options, what's the simplest way to add an event to my ...
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How can I create an event that repeats every 31 days in Google Calendar?

I'd like to create an event that repeats every 31 days. Unfortunately, Google Calendar only let's me select a value up to 30 days.
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Add Google Map to my Google Calendar

Ok. So, I have a saved map of my plans for Saturday on it. It's in "My Maps" on Google maps. Is there a way to link that map (as in attach it to the calendar event, not just paste a link in the ...
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Clear email reminders from all Google calendar entries?

How can I remove all notifications from all events in a given Google Calendar?
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Sync Outlook Calendar with Sharepoint Calendar and Google Calendar

I am looking for a way to do a somewhat complicated sync between my work and personal calendars using the cloud based Google Calendar. I was hoping someone in the community had some ideas? I ...
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Can I import a list of events into Google calendar?

I'd like to import a list of events into a Google Calendar in bulk (not using WebCal, just a plain old text file). Can this be done, and if so, how?
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Twitter in Google Calendar

I used Twistory until the calendar stopped receiving updates, so I am looking for the correct way to import my tweets into Google Calendar once again. I tried Yahoo Pipes but it gives me the wrong ...
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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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Are Google Calendar and Contacts linked?

Can I create an event from contact with one click? For instance to create an event as a birthday reminder?
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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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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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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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How do I stop Gmail from sending meeting acceptance emails?

When I select 'Yes' for going it automatically sends a response. Often I don't want that to go because I'm simply forwarding an email from work to my gmail account so I can keep one calendar on my ...
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Is it possible to change the color of days in Google Calendar?

I would like to be able to change the color of the days once they're over - is that possible?
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Personal & work Google Calendar together?

I have my personal Google Calendar and I can access it from my Android phone. I have my company's Google Calendar and I want to merge these two together but we share our company's Calendar inside ...
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Move Google Calendar Gmail gadget to top right

Is there any way to move the Google Calendar Gadget to the top right in Gmail? I have tried enabling the following labs: Google Calendar gadget Navbar drag and drop Right-side chat ... but couldn't ...
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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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Duplicates in Google calendar

I had synched my Google Calendar to three separate Exchange accounts using Google Calendar Sync, and now I have three entries for each holiday (because they were added by default). How do I merge ...
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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 set Google Calendar in Gmail above chat?

If the chat window is too long, then its hard to see the calendar at the bottom of the chat. This makes it difficult to see the calendar and often miss the alerts given by calendar by making the font ...
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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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Why is Gmail marking my Google Calendar reminders as spam?

Gmail is sending all of my calendar reminders to spam. As far as I can tell, I don't have a filter (or anything else) telling it to do this. How can I make it stop? I keep marking everything that it ...
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View a list of all calendars in Google Apps? [duplicate]

Where I work we use Google Apps for your Domain for a few things, including the calendar. I am an administrator, but I cannot work out how to view a list of all the calendars we have in our domain. Is ...
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Can I share Google Calendars with Google Groups?

The question says it all.
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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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Is there a good calendar service that doesn't forget appointments like Google Calendar? [closed]

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 Sync on iPod touch: instructions lead to dead end on calendar control

I have a family domain set up with Google Apps Standard. Everybody has their own calendar, and then a shared family calendar. I configured my daughter's iPod Touch to talk to GMail using the Google ...
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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.
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How can I find the subscribe URL from the Google Calendar embed source code?

If I have the embed HTML for a Google Calendar, can I extract the URL I would use to subscribe to the calendar? For example: Embed code (linebreaks added for clarity): <html> <iframe src="...
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How do I change the time interval displayed in Google Calendar?

In Google Calendar's week view, the time of day is listed down the left side of the panel. Each hour is divided into two blocks. Is there a way to change this to "squeeze" down the time so it only ...
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How do I make free/busy checks work with the non-default calendar on Google Calendar?

My default calendar is my main/private calendar, but I want to share a second calendar and have it report proper free/busy times. When I share it and other people try to invite me, it says it can't ...
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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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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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Can I get the TripIt calendar to display events (e.g. in google calendar) usually local times?

I've happily added my TripIt calendar to google calendar. Unfortunately, it shows all my flights as beginning and ending at the corresponding local California times. This is useless to me --- I add ...
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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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Is there any way to set a reminder's time to a later time than an event on Google Calendar?

For example, if I have an all-day event, it will be triggered at 5PM the previous day. What if I want to be notified about it on the same day though? I was thinking I could do something like -12 ...
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Is there a way to have Google Calendar scroll to normal hours by default?

When I open up a day in day view for Google Calendar, it starts at 12AM, which means I can't see any of the real stuff in the day until I scroll down. Is there any way to make it auto scroll or just ...
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How can I get my TripIt calendar to show up on Google Calendar?

I want to see my upcoming TripIt travel plans on my Google Calendar. I thought I would just be able to subscribe to my TripIt ical feed from GCal, but it doesn't seem to work. I got my ical feed ...
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Can I publish a feed of my EventBrite meetings to appear on my Google Calendar?

I am attending a lot of EventBrite meetings and want an automated way to put it on my Google Calendar.
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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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How do I export data from my Outlook 2003 calendar for import to Google Calendar?

I've seen some instructions on how to do it for 2007 but none yet that work for 2003.
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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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Have you seen Google Calendar ICS subscriptions functioning as advertised? Refresh is slow

I've found that when subscribing my Google Calendar to an ICS feed, it takes hours, in some cases over 12 hours, for the updates to appear in Google Calendar. They advertise that it self-refreshes ...
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Is there a good tutorial on Google calendar? [closed]

Is there a good tutorial overview on how to use Google calendar effectively? I am most interested in using it to coordinate multiple calendars for family and work group members, as well as syncing ...
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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. http://cal....
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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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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 ...