Chapter 12. Things to Know About Using Google Calendar

Google Calendar is an excellent online calendaring tool, one of the best services in Google Apps. It’s easy to use, but I’m going to call out a few features to you so that you can get even more use out of it.

Keep in mind that in this chapter, I’m focusing entirely on using Google Calendar in a web browser. In the next chapter, I look at accessing Google Calendar using a desktop calendar client such as Outlook, Apple iCal, or Sunbird. With that in mind, let’s look at the things you absolutely need to know about Google Calendar to use it more effectively.

Adding Events

When it comes to adding appointments to your calendar, Google gives you a cornucopia of options:

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