iCalScheduler v0.61

Help for iCalScheduler version 0.61

This is the Help section of iCalScheduler v0.61. Hopefully this will provide a good idea of whether this application is suitable or not for your needs.

Room Scheduler Help
    Getting Started - Calendar Views
        Daily View
        Weekly View
        Monthly View
        Yearly View
    Side Blocks
        Date Block
        Location and Filter Block
        Navigation Calendars Block
        Room Legend Block
    Security and Logins
    Departments and Roles
    Room Scheduling
        Adding an Event
        Deleting an Event
        Modifying an Event
    Using Filters
    Using the Wizard
        Repeating Event, Specific Datetime
        Repeating Event, Date Range
        Single Event, Specific Datetime
        Single Event, Date Range
    Performing a Search
    Creating Reports
        User Administration
        Room and Location Administration
    Technical Background
        The Database
        Security, Groups & Depts
        How Schedules are Updated
    Current Limitations
    Changes from 0.5 to 0.61
    Changes Needed for 0.61 to 0.7
Performing a Search

At the top of every screen for the Room Scheduler there is a search box that follows the text Text to Search for:. You can enter a search phrase into the search box and then click the Search button next to the box in order to search for a given search phrase.

This search function will search through the following fields of the entries:

  • Name

  • Description

  • Course Rubric

  • Course Number

  • Section

  • Presenter

  • Created by

After the search is performed, the results are displayed in a table 20 records at a time. By clicking the View hyperlink at the beginning of a row, you can see the details for that entry. You can also click the date hyperlink at the end of a row to see the schedule for that day.

From this search results page you can do another search by filling in the search phrase and clicking on the button with a question mark on it. You can also limit the results to only those after a given date. Note that the date variables are all numbers, so that the month of February would be 2, March would be 3, etc.