Questions tagged [google-calendar]

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Google Calendar's "This and following events" option when deleting a recurring event

When deleting a recurring event in Google Calendar, I only receive the option of deleting "This and following events" sometimes. When this option is not available, my only options are to delete the ...
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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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How to fit 15 minutes onto Google Calendar in single lines

I divide my time up to 15 minute intervals. But Google Calendar seems to want to treat all of my reminders as needing 30 minutes to display, even if they are spaced 15 minutes apart, resulting in half ...
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Disable Google Calendar notifications for a specific event (Slack and Android)

I'm surprised this is so difficult. The company I'm working at uses Google Calendar to schedule meetings. We were recently told to add recurring events to block off times when we're not available for ...
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How to add UK Mothering Sunday and Father's Day to Google Calendar?

I use Google calendar and the "Holidays in the United Kingdom" calendar doesn't include Mother's Day (in the UK) and Father's Day as they are not actual holidays. Is it possible to add events for ...
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Display Events in JCal Pro Calendar on Google Calendar

I have a Joomla! website, that uses JCal Pro to display the calendar. Now, in my Google calendar, I want to import the JCal calendar into it. In other words, I want to display the contents of JCal ...
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How to create events in Google Calendar through plain text with dates?

For now, according to this help page, we can at best create events on Google Calendar with plain text after we have selected a certain day. This is rather restrictive given that I recall creating ...
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Automatically turn on Gmail Vacation Responder from gCal 'Out of Office' events

I see some good scripts on turning on responder for 'every Friday', etc., but with the new gCal feature of 'Out of Office' events, is there a way to turn on vacation responder any time there is ...
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How to see the previous date/time for a Google Calendar event that was moved?

Suppose someone invited me to an event using Google Calendars. Some time later, they moved the event, and I accepted the move. Now, I want to see what the previous date and time of the event was, ...
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Delete hundreds of Google Calendar events created by Zapier

I set up a "Zap" with Zapier that was supposed to create a Calendar event every time I created a new contact. I added "whenever a contact is updated" to the formula and linked it to my contacts and ...
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Mapping Google Calendar events

I would like to display a Google Map with all of my calendar events such that the user can see points on the map relating to the locations of different events. When they click on the point it should ...
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How to Customise Week Number for Google Calendar?

Google Calendar has a Week Number calendar that neatly adds the week numbers as little icons to my calendar. However, I want the numbers to start halfway through the year, not from January. Is it ...
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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 reminders being turned off, I receive email notifications for ...
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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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How do you add an event from invitations to your non-default calendar?

I have two calendars in Google Calendar - my private one, which is primary and my secondary one, which is called "Work" for work-related meetings only. Every time someone invites me to an event by my ...
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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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Make pre-existing strings of single events repeating in Google Calendar

I imported a calendar from an external site onto Google Calendar for a church website. I need to string together separate events into one repeating event so that they can be edited en masse. For an ...
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Google Calendar: deleting alert from recurring event invite doesn't stick

I have various recurring events I have been invited to on Google Calendar (GSuite). Some of them are not actually meetings or I am not interested in being alerted for them, yet they come preconfigured ...
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Spark Mail by Readle not adding accepted calendar invites to my calendar

Anytime I get a calendar invite in spark mail when I accept it will not add it to my Google calendar. It even sends an RSVP to the person that sent me the invite but it won't add it to my calendar. ...
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Getting error when importing Facebook Upcoming events webcal to Google Calendar

I'm trying to import Facebook's upcoming events ics file into Google Calendar and getting the following error: Settings Error We could not parse the calendar at the url requested Importing to ...
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Can Google Calendar load a custom Alternate Calendar?

In Google Calendar's settings, there's a drop-down labelled "Alternate calendar," with choices such as "Persian calendar" and "Hebrew calendar". Is there a way to create and use a custom Alternate ...
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Change Google calendar to view all 24 hours for each day in the week view mode

Is there any way to change Google calendar to view all 24 hours for each day in the week view mode, without having to scroll? (I am aware of Google Calendar view whole day at once but the OP actually ...
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Remove shared Google Calendar event without deleting from sharer

I share a Google Calendar with another person. Sometimes they enter an event that I'm not interested in. What can I do so that I don't see that event, but without deleting it so that the other person ...
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Adding a recurring event in Google Calendar doesn't save the entire series

I've created and published a recurring event in Google Calendar. However, if someone adds the event, they get only the upcoming event, not the entire recurring series. Is there a way I can make ...
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Just created new calendar - does not receive invites from Outlook

I created a new Google calendar today. I want to send it invites from my corporate email account via Outlook. However it does not seem to be receiving/displaying the invites I'm sending it from ...
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Resend particular reoccuring meetings to 1 guest

I scheduled a reoccurring meeting and want to resend just three of the occurrences to just one guest. Is there a way to do that?
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How to setup Shared Google Calendar Notifications upon Event Creation

I have a shared Google calendar that myself and one other person adds events to. Currently I use IFTTT to get an email each time an event is added. However this catches every event and does not say ...
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Any way to Add a reminder more than 4 weeks ahead of a Google Calendar event?

It looks like Google Calendar Reminders are limited to 4 weeks advance notice on reminders. Is there any way to extend that longer?
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A way to show multiple Google Calendars as busy?

I use my Google Calendar everyday. I have multiple layers/calendars relating to my different responsibilities. When scheduling an appointment with a group of people, it would be most efficient for me ...
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Shared calendars no longer show up in the sidebar

My shared calendars no longer show up in the sidebar on Google Calendar. All of them show up in the calendar itself and I cannot see anything but all the colors of the people who are sharing a ...
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Google Calendar (Apps) popping up 2 alerts for each event

For my event reminders, Google Calendar insists on giving me two dialog boxes. I can disable events reminders altogether, but really would like to have just the one. I am using Fluid 1.6.1 on OS X ...
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Limit Displayed Hours on Embedded Google Calendar

Is there a way to limit the hours displayed on Google Calendar that will also limit those hours when you embed that calendar on my web site page? I am using the Labs Hide Morning and Night extension ...
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My Google Calendar will be listed in Google Search?

To subscribe a Google Calendar e.g. in the Mac Calendar App, you have to create a public link to that Google Calendar. The link obviously has to be publicly available, since you subscribe without a ...
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Is there any way to zoom in on Google Calendar?

Feel a little silly asking this here, but any web results only returned issues related to G Calendar and the Zoom video call software. I schedule many tasks in hour slots and with Google Calendar's ...
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Can I change my default meeting start time in Google Calendar?

tl;dr How can I get Google Calendar to create events at xx:05 instead of xx:00 by default? People are weird. My senior leadership is encouraging us to start meetings in our calendars at 5 minutes ...
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Automatically reject conflicting Google Calendar invites

How do I auto-decline invites that are overlapping with the events I have already accepted invite for? Apparently, Google stopped supporting this feature and the Labs features is not even visible to ...
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Google Calendar - How to Get Multi-Day Events to Show as Blocks of Time

I'm adding multiple blocks of non all-day, multi-day, events for my upcoming Code Fellows classes. I've found that Google Calendar, in both the week and day view, has no way apparent way of showing ...
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How to view multiple accounts on Google Calendar Simultaneously?

In the Google Calendar Android app you can have multiple accounts logged in & it shows the events of all accounts together. How do I do this on desktop? Note: Sharing calendars is not an ...
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How to add a flight booked by someone else to Google calendar that includes tracking?

I'd like to keep track of the flights some friends and family are making. When I book for myself, the flight gets added to Calendar, from the booking confirmation in my mail. It is also tracked. If ...
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Extract Google Calendar data to Google Sheets

I'd like to extract events from Google Calendar for a dynamic range: from (today) to (today+28), giving me a 29 day range of data. How can I specify that using Google Apps Script?
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Multiple Google Accounts - Adding Meet Up Events

I have three Google Accounts - my personal one and two I manage for two different clubs. Whenever I export a Meet Up event to my Google Account, the event always goes to the wrong Google Calendar. ...
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How to Create a Global Calendar in Google Apps

How can we make a calendar global in Google Apps? I want the calendar to appear in the "My Calendars" box when I type the name of the calendar. So far what I have done is to create the calendar and ...
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Create a new user with limited access to internal user calendars

We are using Google Apps with Gmail and Calendar. The default settings for calendar visibility is set to shared, all internal users can see each other. The task is to create a new user with limited ...
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Reverse availability in Google Calendar

By default, all times are assumed "available" in a Google calendar. Only once an event is inserted, the corresponding time slot is considered "busy". It is possible to define working hours, but this ...
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How to add an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?

Is there a way in desktop browsers to import an address I found in Google Maps into Google Calendar?
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Create event with unique recurring rule in Google Calendar

I need to create a recurring event in Google Calendar that happens on the first Friday after (but not including) the 15th of each month. I tried to use the "every third Friday" rule that is built in,...
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Can't properly select a date in Google Calendar with iMac Magic Mouse

The task is straightforward enough. I wish to click on a specific date from the calendar that appears on the left side of Google Calendar. Here's a screenshot: Let's say I want to select the 24th. In ...
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Create Google Calendar event from Gmail and add attachment from Email

Gmail provides the menu entry to create a Google Calendar event from an email conversation. However, this does not automatically attach any attachments found in the email conversation to the calendar ...
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Google Calendar notifications during the event

How can I get a notification of non-all-day event during the event? Say I need to get to the bank for 5 mins anytime between 15:00 and 16:00 and I want to be notified at 15:00, 15:20 and 15:40. ...
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Summing up the amount of time spent on a given event title on Google Calendar

I use Google Calendar to track my time throughout the day. Is there any convenient way to summarize how much time I have spent in a given activity in a given period of time? (E.g. how time I spent on ...

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