Solaris Common Desktop Environment: User's Guide

Browsing Calendars on a Network

If you know the names of other calendars on a network, you can use Calendar to browse those calendars. A practical example is to set up a meeting or appointment for several people. You can use Calendar to check for free times.

To browse other calendars and possibly to insert an appointment, you need:

Note -

Calendar doesn't yet provide a way for you to look up other calendar names. Call or talk to people and get them to tell you their calendar-name@hostname information.

By default, Calendar allows the "world" (all users) to have browse permission. Only the calendar owner has insert and delete permission. To change access and permissions, see "Changing Access and Permissions".

To Add or Delete Calendars in the Browse List

To add:

  1. Choose Menu Editor from the Browse menu.

  2. Type calendar-name@hostname in the User Name field.

  3. Click Add Name.

  4. Click OK to add the calendar to the Browse list and close the dialog box.

To delete:

  1. Select a calendar name in the Browse list.

  2. Click Remove Name.

  3. To delete the calendar from the Browse list and close the dialog box, click OK.

    To delete the calendar and leave the dialog box displayed, click Apply.

  4. To erase your changes and leave the dialog box displayed, click Reset.

    To erase your changes and close the dialog box, click Cancel.

To Determine Whether You Have Access to Other Calendars

  1. Choose Compare Calendars from the Browse menu.

  2. Select one or more entries in the Browse list that you want to check for access.

  3. Click Schedule to open the Group Appointment Editor.

  4. Look at the Calendar Access list.

    The Calendar Access list displays the calendar names that you selected in the Compare Calendars dialog box.

    A "Y" in the Access column means you have insert access. An "N" means you don't.

    Note -

    To add appointments or To Do items to other calendars, ask the owners to grant you insert access. To find out how to grant or deny access to your calendar by others, see "Changing Access and Permissions".