Creating Calendar Events


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Event Details page.

     

    Click the My Content link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the My Community Calendars link.

    Step 2
  3. Click an entry in the Title column.

    Step 3
  4. Click the Add Event button.

    Step 4
  5. Use the Event Details page to add or modify an event for a community calendar. The Event Details page enables you to specify the date, duration, and location of an event as well as add additional information in the form of file attachments, managed content, free-form text or HTML, and URLs.

     

    In this example, you will create an all-day event and upload a file attachment relevant to the event.

    Step 5
  6. The Title field appears as the title of the event in the calendar view.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Title field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Milano White Papers"
    .

    Step 6
  7. Click in the Date field.

    Step 7
  8. The date defaults to the current date.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Date field. Enter

     "12/28/2007"
    .

    Step 8
  9. In the calendar view, an icon appears with the title of the event identifying the meeting as lasting all day.

     

    Click the All Day Event option.

    Step 9
  10. Click in the Location field.

    Step 10
  11. The location information appears in the weekly and daily views of the calendar and appears as hover text in the calendar view.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Location field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Tulalip Room"
    .

    Step 11
  12. Click in the Contact field.

    Step 12
  13. Enter the desired information into the Contact field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "VP1"
    .

    Step 13
  14. Click in the Summary field.

    Step 14
  15. Notice that the profile name for the contact you specified appears next to the Contact field as a link to the contact's profile page.

     

    Enter the desired information into the Summary field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Review and select white papers for Milano"
    .

    Step 15
  16. In this example, you will add a relevant file as an attachment.

     

    Click the Content Type list.

    Step 16
  17. Click the File Attachment list item.

    Step 17
  18. Click the Upload File button.

    Step 18
  19. Click the Browse... button.

    Step 19
  20. Click the Call for papers - Milano.doc list item.

    Step 20
  21. Click the Open button.

    Step 21
  22. Click the Upload button.

    Step 22
  23. Click the Save button.

    Step 23
  24. You can preview the event before or after you have saved it to the calendar.

     

    Click the Preview link.

    Step 24
  25. Use the Review Event page to preview the event details as they will appear to other users.

    Step 25
  26. Click the Return link.

    Step 26
  27. Click the Go to Calendar View link.

    Step 27
  28. Notice the all-day event icon next to the event title.

    Step 28

You have completed creating a calendar event.

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