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Calendar

Calendar

What is happening today? Is the conference-room available? What is for lunch? Does anyone have a birthday?The possibilities are numerous, and the best of all is that the posts update themselves automatically!

Retrieves automatically from Google, Outlook, iCloud and many more

The public screens will automatically retrieve "what is happening". The only thing that is demanded is for the calendar to be available as a subscription-calendar in .ics-format, which is Google, Outlook, iCloud and many more deliver. Events that have already happened, will automatically disappear from the screens, and new events will be brought in continuously.

The calendar you want to add to the public screen, must be available on the internet, either with open or hidden address (URL). The calendar must not be protected by username and password.

At the bottom of this page you will find tips regarding how to find the ics-address at Google, Outlook (Office 365) and iCloud. You need to paste the calendar-address in the field "Address for calender" when you create the post.

Display several calendars in the same post

Do you have a calendar for each conference-room? You can merge several calendars in the same calendar-post, and in that way create a great overview of what is happening.

If you want to display several calendars in the same post, select "Merge calendars" and paste multiple calendar addresses.You can also give each calendar a colour and tag, in order for it to be easy to see which calendar an event belongs to.

Meeting-overview, menu and congratulations

Calendar-posts can be a lot of things; you can choose between different display-options, and in addition to this you can adjust it for your own use. Below are some tips for what you can use the calendar-post for.

More display-options

Normally these options are hidden, but you find them easily by clicking "more display-options" when you create or edit a calendar-post.

How to find the ICS-address

Below are guides for a few common calendar-systems. Setup may be different in installations; Contact your system administrator if you can not find the options described.

Google

  • Open your Google-account in a browser and go to the calendar.
  • Select "Calendar settings" for the calendar you want to share.
  • Copy the calendar address after the green [ical]-icon for private address.

Outlook (Office 365)

  • Open your Office365-account in a browser and go to the calendar.
  • Right-click on the calendar your want to share and select "Sharing permissions".
  • In the field "Send a sharing invitation in email" fill in an external e-mail-address to yourself, e.g. Gmail or iCloud. Select that you should be able to see all the details, and click "Share".
  • When you receive the e-mail with the invitation, it will say at the bottom "Having trouble viewing the calendar? Try adding an Internet calendar and providing this URL." Copy the address which is linked in this text.

iCloud

  • Open your iCloud-account in a browser and go to the calendar.
  • Click on the sharing-icon to the right of the name for the calendar you want to display.
  • Select "Public calendar" if this is not already selected
  • Copy the address by clicking "Copy link"
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