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Creating and Managing Calendars and Calendar Events

Users will now be able to create personal calendars and events. These personal calendar events are different from the classroom level events that are automatically created with the creation of task posts, lessons and assessments with deadlines. In a nutshell, users can now create and add events in their personal calendar which will only be visible to them.

Personal calendar events needs to be manually added by users in their calendar. This can be especially helpful for learners who wish to add mini-deadlines for themselves for a long term project or something on those lines. Users can create and manage their personal calendars while viewing their own calendar

This article will guide you on:

Your personal calendar and their events can not be shared with other users on Teamie platform. These are only for your personal use.

Creating a calendar

1. Click Sliding menu.

2. Click Calendar to open Teamie calendar.

3. You can also click Calendar icon provided at the top navigation bar and then click View full calendar to open Teamie calendar.

4. On the right side of the Teamie calendar page, you will see a on-boarding message stating that you can now create calendars for your personal use. This message will stop appearing once you click Got it.

The events which are associated with your personal calendars, will only be visible to you and these events can not be shared with other users on Teamie platform.

The calendar prefixed with an icon indicates that this is your personal calendar.

5. Click Manage Personal Calendars link to create your personal calendars.

6. All your personal calendars (if any) will be displayed under Manage Personal Calendars page.

7. To create a new personal calendar, add a name for your calendar and click the Tick mark icon or press the Enter key on your keyboard.

8. A confirmation message appears stating that the calendar has been created successfully.

9. Similarly, you can create any number of calendars as per your requirement.

Editing a calendar

1. On the Manage Personal Calendars listing page, click Edit calendar name icon next to the calendar name.

2. Clicking the edit icon makes the text box editable.

3. Edit the calendar name as per your requirement and click Tick mark icon or enter key to save the changes.

4. A confirmation message appears stating that the calendar has been updated successfully.

Deleting a calendar

1. On the Manage Personal Calendars listing pop up, click Delete calendar and all events in it icon next to the calendar name.

2. A confirmation message appears. Click Yes to delete the calendar, else click Cancel to abort.

Deleting a calendar will also delete all the events created with the specific calendar and this action can not be reverted / rolled back.

3. A success message appears stating that the calendar has been deleted successfully. The deleted calendar will no longer appear on your manage calendars list.

Creating an event

After you have created personal calendars on Teamie, it is time to add events to those personal calendars to keep track of upcoming events.

1. Click Sliding menu.

2. Click Calendar to open Teamie calendar.

3. You can also click Calendar icon provided at the top navigation bar and then click View full calendar to open Teamie calendar.

4. Click + Add event link to create an event.

5. Enter the name of the event.

6. Enter the event From and To date-time.

By default, the event's end time is one hour ahead from event's starting time.

7.  Click Select Calendar drop-down to select calendar(s) to which the event will be added to.

8. Select the calendar(s) by ticking the appropriated check box. All personal calendars will appear along with classroom calendars in the filter drop down list. A small icon will appear before the personal calendars to distinguish them from the classroom calendars.

9. Similarly, you can share an event with multiple calendars.

Note 1: If an event is shared with multiple calendars, then system will create a unique event for each calendars. This means if you are editing an event which is associated with a specific calendar, then such changes will not reflect in other calendars with which the event was shared at the time of creation. Similarly, deleting an event will not delete event from all other calendars.

Note 2: In case you are an instructor, you can share an event with both your personal or classroom's calendars that you are part of. As a learner, you can share an event only to your personal calendars.

10. Add a description of the event (optional field).

11. When you are finished adding details to your event, click the Create Event button.

12. A confirmation message appears stating that the event has been added to the calendar successfully.

12. You can also view the newly created event by clicking the Calendar icon provided at the top navigation bar.

Editing an event

1. On the Teamie calendar page, click the event you want to edit.

2. An event can also be edited / updated by clicking the Calendar icon provided at the top navigation bar and then clicking the event you want to edit.

3.  You can edit the event title.

The calendar drop-down will remain disabled for selection, which means, you can not change / allocate another calendar for an event while editing an event.

4. Similarly, you can change the event's date and time and description, if needed.

5. When you are finished editing your event, click the Save Changes button.

6. A confirmation message appears stating that the event has been updated successfully.

Deleting an event

1. On the Teamie calendar page, click the event you want to delete.

2. Click the Delete icon to delete the event.

3. A confirmation message appears. Click Yes to delete the event, else click Cancel to abort.

4.  A success message appears confirming that the event has been deleted successfully. The deleted event will no longer appear in your Teamie calendar.

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