Creating a Calendar Event


Concept


Steps:

  1. Begin by navigating to the Event Details page in a collaborative workspace.

     

    Click the Workspaces link.

    Step 1
  2. Click the Search button.

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

    Step 3
  4. Click the Calendar link.

    Step 4
  5. Click the Add Event button.

    Step 5
  6. Use the Event Details page to add or modify an event for a workspace 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, upload a file attachment relevant to the event, and send a notification to all calendar members.

    Step 6
  7. 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.
     "Enterprise Portal Beta Class"
    .

    Step 7
  8. Click in the Date field.

    Step 8
  9. Enter the desired information into the Date field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "02/25/2008"
    .

    Step 9
  10. 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 10
  11. Click in the Location field.

    Step 11
  12. 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.
     "Classroom B"
    .

    Step 12
  13. Click in the Type field.

    Step 13
  14. Enter the desired information into the Type field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Training"
    .

    Step 14
  15. Click in the Contact field.

    Step 15
  16. Enter the desired information into the Contact field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "PTDMO"
    .

    Step 16
  17. Click in the Summary field.

    Step 17
  18. 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.
     "Portal 9.0 Beta. Employees only."
    .

    Step 18
  19. In this example, you will add relevant information as a file attachment.

     

    Click the Content Type list.

    Step 19
  20. Click the File Attachment list item.

    Step 20
  21. Click the Upload File button.

    Step 21
  22. Click the Browse button.

    Step 22
  23. Click the Enterprise Portal 9 Beta.pdf list item.

    Step 23
  24. Click the Open button.

    Step 24
  25. Click the Upload button.

    Step 25
  26. Click the Notify link.

    Step 26
  27. Use the Event Notification page to send messages to members associated with the workspace calendar or the event.

    Step 27
  28. Click the All Members option.

    Step 28
  29. Click the Add Selected to Email button.

    Step 29
  30. Click in the Message Text field.

    Step 30
  31. Enter the desired information into the Message Text field. Enter

     a valid value
     e.g.
     "Register by Feb. 21."
    .

    Step 31
  32. Click the Notify button.

    Step 32
  33. Click the Save button.

    Step 33
  34. Click the Go to Calendar View link.

    Step 34
  35. Notice that the full event title and location appear as hover text when you point to the event. 

     

    Point to the Enterprise Portal link.

    Step 35
  36. Also notice that the all-day event icon appears next to the event title.

    Step 36

You have completed creating a calendar event in the Calendar module of a collaborative workspace.

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