Events Calendar FAQ

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Events Calendar Frequently Asked Questions This page answers any questions that come up on how to use and administer calendars.


Q: The calendar isn't loading!

A: For some reason this happens fairly often with Calendars.Net. Just refresh your browser (the F5 key for Internet Explorer and Firefox on Windows) and give it a second. The calendar will usually load within one or two refreshes.


Q: How can I tell which team an event belongs to?

A: If you look at the SAR Alberta shared calendar, you will see that every event has square brackets with a team name at the start. This indicates which team the event is coming from. The only events that don't have that prefix are the ones specific to the calendar you are looking at. To set the same method up for your own calendar, follow these steps:

  • Click on Administer this calendar at the bottom right. You should be prompted for your login and password.
  • Click on Include Calendars - this is where you can choose whether to display other teams events on your own calendar
  • In the right hand column (ID Text), enter the name of each SAR team in square brackets, for example [CALSARA], [CSAR], [FSAR], [SAR AB] etc.
  • I would recommend having the SAR Alberta calendar included, as it contains the province wide events such as AGM's, conferences etc.
  • You might want to also set up colour coding to easily distinguish each team. For example, I generally get SAR Alberta events to be black text with a bright yellow background.
  • Click Save to keep your changes.
  • Have a look at your calendar to see the difference. You should see the team name in square brackets before each event, apart from your own local events. This makes it much easier to understand who each event relates to.


Q: How do I change the name of my calendar?

A: To change the title that shows at the top of the calendar, follow these steps:

  • Click on Administer this calendar at the bottom right. You should be prompted for your login and password.
  • Click on Title, Header, Footer
  • Set the fields up the way you want, and then click Save.
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