Upon clicking the Calendar Link from the top Navigation Bar you will be taken to the Calendars Homepage.
1. This will be the default
view upon entering the Calendar. This button is simply to
get back to your Calendar view if you click any of the other
buttons in the Calendar tool.
2. The New Event button is
used for creating or adding a new event, personal or class
related, to your calendar.
3. The Export button is used
for exporting your calendar out of D2L. You can export to
a CSV file format or in iCal format.
4. The Search Events button
will allow you to search for events on personal or public
calendars. You can search using an event's title,
description, specific date ranges, event types, or by priority.
5. The Delete Events button
will allow you to remove events from your calendar.
Warning: You cannot delete a single event from a series
of events. If you delete a repeating event, it removes
all instances from your calendar.
6. The Display Options button
will allow you to setup and configure the types of events that
the calendar displays.
7. The Quick Add button will
allow you to create a new Calendar Event quickly with only a
title and a start and end date.
8. The Print button will allow
you to print your calendar for the day, week or month.
You can print only one day, week or month at a time, and what
you have on screen. You can also print out details for a
Adding New Events
If you click the New Events button from Step 2 above you will be taken to the New Event page.
1. The Cancel button will
allow you to cancel adding a new event and return you to the
Calendar default view.
2. Here you have two options,
once you are finished entering all the information for your new
Calendar event you can click Save to add the event and return
to the Calendar Homepage or you can click Save and New to add
the event and open another New Event window.
Title: This will be the name
or title of your event.
Description: If you want to add a description for your event you can click inside the box and add a description.
Location: You can set a location for the event if would like.
Private Event: If you check this box it will show only that you have an event on that day but not what the details of the event are to anyone who checks your calendar.
Priority: You can select a priority (Normal, High, Low) for your event if you would like.
External Link: If you would like to add a link to your Event description you can do that here.
4. The Date and Time area is
where you can set a start and end date and time for your
event. You can also set the event to be recurring if you
select the repeats checkbox.