Questions tagged [google-calendar]

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Is it possible to bookmark a Google calendar or inbox for a specific account?

I have a Google account for work, and another personal account. I have on more than one occasion clicked the bookmark I made in my work folder and been confused by not seeing (e.g.) an important ...
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How to insert an HTML table in Google Calendar's description

How can I insert a rich text table into a Google calendar event so that the invitees do not have to worry about tabs or fonts?
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Google Calendar not syncing calendars that have been added by URL with Windows 10 Calendar

I have several calendars that are externally managed, and I have imported them into my Google Calendar using the "Add by URL" option. I have signed into my Google account within the Windows 10 ...
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Change the color of multiple Google Calendar events

In Google Calendar, is it possible to change the color of multiple events at once? Preferably a solution that would work on Android.
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Only show important birthdays on Google Calendar

How can I manage the list people who show up on my calendar on their birthdays? I also want each birthday reminder to show the age the person is turning that day. Should I be using a different ...
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Set an alert / notification with “1 line” in Google Calendar

In Google Calendar you can set a time for an event with 1 line by doing the following (see also screenshot below): "dinner 1pm" this will set an event for called dinner at 1pm. What I'd also like to ...
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Using Anywhere on Earth time zone in Google Calendar

I'm taking classes online, and they allow us to submit our projects on a given date, up to midnight Anywhere on Earth. Turns out Anywhere on Earth is an actual time zone where Baker and Howland ...
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Google Slides not seeing meeting in calendar

Google Slides recently added the ability to present from an Android device to a Google Hangouts meeting. I have meetings scheduled in my primary Google Calendar. However, when I try to present to a ...
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Schedule an event for last Sunday (or another day of week) of each month

How do I set a reminder in Google Calendar for an event that occurs on every Sunday before the 1st of the following month?
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Voice notes in Google Calendar?

I work in field service, so I have to "journal" my time. I would like to be able to record voice notes through out the day, and have them be transcribed to text, and archived by time and date. It ...
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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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What is the Google Calendar syntax for making appointments?

When an appointment is made in Google calendar, you can use "17:00 Name" to set the appointment time to 17 o'clock. Now, is there other syntax that can be used? E.g. to set the location, repititions, ...
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Merging all trello boards calendars

Is there some possibility to merge all boards calendars from one account to Google Calendar? And not by adding them one by one (I want to use it on 100+ boards)...
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Can I use Google Calendar's website to edit an Exchange calendar?

I want to be able to edit an Exchange calendar with the Google Calendar website, but so far I have only been able to view the Exchange calendar (by going to "Other Calendars" in the Google Calendar ...
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How to set public Google Calendar embed URL to use client's local time zone?

I've embedded a public google calendar https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?mode=WEEK&src=alecjacobson%40gmail.com This shows the calendar using New York's timezone (my calendar's default), ...
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Google Calendar: Quick Add Format

I am writing a script to send an email to my Google account which will in turn trigger IFTTT and use Google Calendar's Quick Add function to add the body of the email to my calendar. I seem to be ...
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How do I get Google Calendar to use the correct e-mail addresses?

I have a recurring problem that when I add a list of people to a Google Calendar event, it invariably picks the wrong e-mail address for some of them. I then have to delete each of the incorrect ...
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Partial event syncing when importing calendar into Google Calendar

I'm trying to import my university's calendar into Google Calendar. However, both methods I use give me the same result. When I directly choose to save the ".ics" file to my desktop and then import ...
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How to easily add flight itinerary to Google Calendar from flight confirmation email in Gmail?

I got an email from my colleague about our business itinerary containing flight confirmation as a PDF attachment. Turns out Google can detect that it's a flight confirmation. When I search 'itinerary'...
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For google calendar, how to disable 00:00 to 8:00 from GUI?

For the google calendar website GUI, the default time is from 00:00 to 24:00. However, normally 00:00 to 8:00 is useless to both me and most people. It annoys me a lot by scrolling down each time to ...
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How do I make an event *dependent* on local time in Google Calendar?

I want to create an event that triggers at 0800 local time no matter where you are in the world. In other words, the event will not trigger simultaneously around the world. It will trigger at 0800 EST/...
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Add .ics attachments in Inbox by Gmail to Google Calendar

I'm using Google Inbox with Google Apps for Work and unfortunately the .ics attachments sent by meetup.com are not added to my calender. But when I switch to Gmail then there is a button to add the ...
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Possible to recover invite after remove? Google calendar

I clicked remove on a calendar invite. How do I get it back?
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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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Creating events in Google Calendar so that the details are kept private

I am using Google Calendar to making appointments and keep track of them. Is there a way to create an event and then make it so people can see that there is an event on that day, but they can't click ...
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Undo calendar event deletion

Is there any trash for deleted events on Google Calendar? For some events, upon deletion there is no undo as shown below, so I'd be interested if there is any event thrash available.
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How do I get Gmail to recognize times & dates for Google Calendar creation?

For some reason Gmail does not recognize times or dates in order to create Calendar events. I'm using Chrome in Windows 7 and logged into both accounts. I think it stopped working around 3 or 4 ...
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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 (preferably by mail) that this happened. Result: getting of meeting notice 10 min before, without me ...
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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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'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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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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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 this: ...
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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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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 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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Can I edit a Gcal event that was automatically created from an email?

Example: I could not find a way to edit it.
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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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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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How to make a task repeat on the last day of each quarter in Google Calendar?

I've successfully added a repeating event to the last day of every month using the below syntax: BEGIN:VCALENDAR BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART:20110731 DTEND:20110731 RRULE:FREQ=MONTHLY;BYDAY=SU,MO,TU,WE,TH,...
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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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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 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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Creating the same event in multiple calendars

I manage 72 calendars for my business. How do I create an event that will show up in all these calendars at one time? For instance, I wish to announce Good Friday or Easter Sunday all at one time. ...
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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 viewing,...
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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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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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All-day-event notification: how to get notified during event, on the same day?

On the Google Calendar page I can access via a web browser, I can click on: Settings cogwheel | Calendars | to the right of any calendar entry click Edit notifications. The help icon next to All-day ...
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How to program traditional UK Mothering Sunday in Google Calendar

I would like to enter the United Kingdom version of Mother's Day into Google Calendar so that I will be able to remember it when the right time of the year comes on a yearly basis: I've read this ...
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Add Gmail (meetup) event to Google Calendar

When I get an event (e.g, from meetup.com) email in my Gmail, I have to copy and paste it bit by bit to change it into a Google Calendar entry. Is there an easy way (open calendar format) to move ...

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