It’s been well over three weeks since
The advantages offered by the new CL2 should be many and varied. Obviously, the calendar will be highly integrated with Google’s popular Gmail e-mail application, and will utilize the latest in
You can create events on your calendar in a number of ways.
Click â€˜Create Event.â€˜ This brings you to the create event page, where you can enter information about your event.
Click on Quick Add (or type the letter Q). Quick Add gives you a text box where you can type all the information about your event in normal English, and weâ€™ll fill out the form for you. Weâ€™re pretty excited about this feature, so please let us know how it works for you.
Drag-to-create. If youâ€™re looking at the day where you want to create an event on your calendar, just click and drag your mouse from the desired start time to the end time. Once youâ€™ve selected your time range, you can just choose a title for your new event.
Whenever you create an event, we create a web page which youâ€™ll see when you click on the â€œmore detailsâ€ link on any event. This web page is only visible to you, unless youâ€™ve invited other people to your event or made the event public, in which case you can use the page to share information about the event with people who are attending or the public at large. Note: you donâ€™t have to be a CL2 user to be able to see event pages, so you can use these pages to share information with anyone involved with the event, regardless of what online tools (if any) they use. (Ever wish your favorite local band would learn how to use HTML and publish their calendar? Once we get your feedback and open CL2 to the world you can help them do just that.)
While it seems that Google’s release of its CL2 software is imminent, it’s probably a good idea to assume that some serious additional testing will have to be accomplished before that can become a reality. Plus, if the introduction of Gmail was any indication, we’re looking at a slow and steady release to the general public based on limited numbers of ‘invitations’ extended to those who already have accounts. This approach seemed to work excellently with