|Creating an event eats most numbers from the title||CodeCaster||3/12/12 4:14 AM|
I noticed this only recently. When you create an event in Google Calendar from the web, you could earlier set the title to something like "20:00 Dinner", and Calendar would create the "Dinner" event at 20:00. Brilliant in its simplicity.
Later, it also took numbers without the colon: you could create an event "1500 Fishing" and the event would be created with a starting time of 15:00. This was somewhat less desired, because I sometimes want to create events starting with a number with four digits and don't want those to be converted into a time. But so far I could live with that.
However, now it's really broken. If I create an event where the title contains three or four digits, Calendar will consume those digits and try to go smart and guess you meant a time. That is totally undesirable for me, because I never refer to times using three digits. But that's not all, Calendar even eats the rest of the numbers from a title when they can be converted to a time, even when a title was grabbed from an earlier part of the title. You now cannot create those items:
"123 456": event will be planned at 13:23, 456 will disappear (No title)
So please revert to only recognizing four digit times, or at least don't eat the rest of the numbers.
|Re: Creating an event eats most numbers from the title||CodeCaster||4/19/12 5:51 AM|
I recently found out that words that point to a part of a day gets converted to a time. Specifically the word 'middag', afternoon in Dutch, disappears from the title and the event is set to a start time of 12:00 PM. I don't want this, especially since I regularly create events like "Look at X this afternoon", which do not want to be planned at 12:00, and the title "Look at X this" doesn't make much sense either.
Can this automagical conversion please become optional?