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Re: Evolution Calendar Tip

Subject: Re: Evolution Calendar Tip
From: "Arthur H. Johnson II"
Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2007 22:31:05 -0500
HA!  http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/ical/library/mlbbaseball.html

Now I'm all set ;)  I have my beloved tigers in Evolution now.

On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 22:26 -0500, Arthur H. Johnson II wrote:
> Wicked cool find!  Now if they can only get the Baseball schedule on
> line, I'd be all set ;)
> 
> On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 19:07 -0800, NoOp wrote:
> > As everyone knows, Ubuntu includes the Evolution email/calendar client.
> > Perhaps many simply ignore the email client part (I do for the most
> > part, I use SeaMonkey, except when testing or for setting up my wife's
> > email & I like it more each time I do something on it), and maybe
> > occasionally only use the calendar client that sits in the Gnome Panel
> > telling you the date & time.
> > 
> > Anyway, I wanted to set up the calendar so that it would show US
> > holidays. Nothing in the help section so I did a bit of Google'ing &
> > found the following thread at linuxquestions.org:
> > 
> > http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/showthread.php?t=313847
> > <quote>
> >  I know of one possibility
> > add a new "Web Calender" with the following address
> > 
> > webcal://ical.mac.com/ical/UK32Holidays.ics
> > 
> > for UK holidays. For US holidays and other calenders check out:
> > 
> > http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/ical/library/
> > 
> > Evolution supports the ICS format.
> > 
> > Good luck.
> > </quote>
> > 
> > I found that using that advise & linking to the specific URL in:
> > http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/ical/library/
> > the US holidays (including Daylight Savings Time announcements) are
> > easily added.
> > 
> > In Evolution:
> > 
> > - File|New|Calendar
> >   - Type: On The Web
> >    - Name: whatever you want - perhaps "Holidays"
> >     - URL: webcal:// [1]
> >      - OK
> > In the left Calendar panel:
> > 
> > - Select: On the Web
> >  - Tick the box for your new "Holidays" calendar & it will also be
> > available in your "On This Computer" Personal calendar as well.
> > 
> > [1] Right click on the particular calendar that you are interested in
> > can copy the URL - in my case it was the US Holidays, so right clicking
> > produces: webcal://ical.mac.com/ical/US32Holidays.ics
> > Past that into the Evolution URL box & off you go. Note: Clicking on
> > "more" at the end of the holiday list provides
> > http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/ical/library/holidays.html which
> > provides many other world holidays that can be added.
> > 
> > So... If that Date/Time calendar button is going to sit in your Gnome
> > tray anyway, you might want to put it to some use & add some features to
> > it. With this added, even if you don't want to use the full Evolution
> > calendar features, the Gnome panel standard month calendar dropdown when
> > you click on the day/date button box will now bold dates that have
> > holidays.
> > 
> > HTH
> > 
> > G. Lee
> > 
> > 
> 
> 


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