E-Learning Operations

Managing calendar events

Note  If you belong to a group within your course, you can manage Calendar events for your group.

  1. Editing calendar events
  2. Add a location
  3. Manage event recurrence and restrictions
  4. Delete an event
  5. Change default event duration

Editing calendar events

There are a variety of details you can add to your event from the Create Event page. You can add these details while creating an event for the first time, or when you edit it.

Access editing options

Do one of the following:

  • In the day, week, or month view, select the event in the calendar content area, then click Edit.
  • In the Agenda view, click the context menu for the event name and select
    Edit Event.
  • In the List view, click the right-facing arrow. Click the context menu for the event name and select Edit Event.

Add a location

To Do this

Add a custom location

In Location, select Custom from the drop-down list. Enter the location in the text box.

Manage event recurrence and restrictions

To Do this

Add an event recurrence

  1. Enter the event you wish to add a recurrence to.
  2. Click Add Recurrence in the When section.
  3. Set your recurrence options for the event.

Add an event restriction

  1. Enter the event you wish to add a restriction to.
  2. Click Add Restriction in the When section.
  3. Set your restriction options for the event.
   

Delete an event

Do one of the following:

  • In the Agenda view, click the context menu for the event name and select Delete Event.
  • In the Day, Week, and Month view, click the event, and Delete.
  • In the List view, click the event. Click the context menu by the event name and select Delete Event.
  • Note  You can only delete events created in the Calendar tool.

Change default event duration

To change the default event duration of one half-hour, do the following:

  1. Click Settings in the calendar views area.
  2. Under Default Event Duration, use the drop-down list to make your time selection. Click Save.

See also

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