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 <h2>Calendar Folders</h2>  <h2>Calendar Folders</h2>
   
 <p>  <p>
<b>Calendar Folders</b> is an extension for future versions of Mozilla Calendar and Sunbird.<b>Calendar Folders</b> is an extension for future versions of Mozilla Calendar and Sunbird.</p>
It provides a way to group calendars in folders.<p>
It also provides a clock.It provides ways to:
 <ul style="margin-top:-8px;">
 <li>group calendars in folders</li>
 <li>filter entries, so you see only the entries that you want to work with</li>
 <li>change many entries in one step</li>
 <li>summarize entries in a report</li>
 <li>choose calendar colours from an extended palette</li>
 <li>see a clock</li>
 </ul>
 </p>  </p>
   
 <img src="./calfo0.png" style="margin-left:2em;">  <img src="./calfo0.png" style="margin-left:2em;">
   
 <p>  <p>
For installation instructions, see the <a href="#install">bottom</a> of this page.<span style="border:1px solid #f00; margin-left:-4px; padding:4px;">
 The current version of Calendar Folders is a prototype for Sunbird 0.2+ test builds only.
 </span>
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
The current version of Calendar Folders is a prototype for Sunbird 0.2+ test builds only.In this prototype, some features do not work at all and some others are buggy.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
In this prototype, some features do not work at all and some others are buggy.For installation instructions, see the <a href="#install">bottom</a> of this page.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p>  <p>
Line 36  Use Calendar Folders when you often work Line 46  Use Calendar Folders when you often work
 so that you can easily view groups of calendars at the same time.  so that you can easily view groups of calendars at the same time.
 </p>  </p>
   
   <p>
   Or use it just for its batch change and reporting features,
   or just to add a clock to your calendar.
   </p>
   
 <h3>Example</h3>  <h3>Example</h3>
 <div style="margin-left:-4px; padding:4px; border:1px inset #f99; width:40em;">  <div style="margin-left:-4px; padding:4px; border:1px inset #f99; width:40em;">
 <p>  <p>
Line 158  For example, in each project you might n Line 173  For example, in each project you might n
 calendar Project Manager, and colour it blue.  calendar Project Manager, and colour it blue.
 Suppose you are the project manager in one project.  Suppose you are the project manager in one project.
 In that project's folder, your calendar is named Project Manager and  In that project's folder, your calendar is named Project Manager and
has the coloour blue.has the colour blue.
 But in other folders the same calendar has a different name and colour.  But in other folders the same calendar has a different name and colour.
 </p>  </p>
   
   <img src="./calfo8.png" style="margin-left:2em;">
   
 <p>  <p>
 This feature can be confusing.  This feature can be confusing.
 Only use it if you have a specific purpose for different names and colours.  Only use it if you have a specific purpose for different names and colours.
Line 177  To reload a remote calendar, click on it Line 194  To reload a remote calendar, click on it
 right of its colour patch).  right of its colour patch).
 </p>  </p>
   
   
   <h4>Filters</h4>
   <p>
   <span style="border:1px solid #f00; margin-left:-4px; padding:4px;">
   This feature is not implemented in the current download.
   </span>
   </p>
   
   <p>
   To filter a folder's entries, so you only see the entries that you want to work with,
   open the folder's properties and choose the Entry filter tab.
   Specify filter criteria to select the required entries.
   In this example, category and status criteria are specified:
   </p>
   
   <img src="./calfo7.png" style="margin-left:2em;">
   
   
   <h4>Changing multiple entries in one step</h4>
   <p>
   <span style="border:1px solid #f00; margin-left:-4px; padding:4px;">
   This feature is not implemented yet, but its user interface partly works.
   </span>
   </p>
   
   <p>
   To change multiple entries in one step, make a folder that contains the entries.
   The entries can be in different calendars, and the folder can be filtered to protect
   entries that you do not want to change.
   </p>
   
   <p>
   From the folder's context menu, select Change Entries....
   In the Change Entries wizard, specify the change that you want to make.
   Press the Finish button to make the change.
   </p>
   
   <img src="./calfo9.png" style="margin-left:2em;">
   
   
   <h4>Summarizing entries in a report</h4>
   <p>
   To summarize entries in a report, make a folder that contains the entries.
   The entries can be in different calendars, and the folder can be filtered to protect
   entries that you do not want to change.
   </p>
   
   <p>
   From the folder's context menu, select Report...
   In the Report wizard, specify the content of the report.
   Check the preview to see the results.
   </p>
   
   <p>
   To work with the report, choose to view it in your browser, print it, save it as a file,
   or any combination of these.
   You can save your report as a file in plain text, as a web page, or as XML data.
   You can store the file on your computer's file system or upload it to an FTP or web server.
   </p>
   
   <img src="./calfo10.png" style="margin-left:2em;">
   
   
   
   
 <h4>Options</h4>  <h4>Options</h4>
 <p>  <p>
 To set options for Calendar Folders, choose Tools &ndash; Options... from the menu bar.  To set options for Calendar Folders, choose Tools &ndash; Options... from the menu bar.
 Go to the Folders page.  Go to the Folders page.
 </p>  </p>
   
   <img src="./calfo11.png" style="margin-left:2em;">
   
 <p>  <p>
 Choose whether to display tabs for the clock and the original Calendars list.  Choose whether to display tabs for the clock and the original Calendars list.
 </p>  </p>
Line 202  To lock calendar names or colours so tha Line 286  To lock calendar names or colours so tha
 check the Name or Color boxes.  check the Name or Color boxes.
 </p>  </p>
   
   <p>
   To choose calendar colours from a larger palette, check the box Alternate palette.
   The alternate palette has two pages, with 80 colours on each page.
   One page contains bright colours and greys, the other contains dull and pastel colours.
   The bar at the side of the palette switches pages.
   </p>
   
   <img src="./calfo6.png" style="margin-left:2em;">
   
   
   <h4>Help</h4>
   <p>
   Calendar Folders contains built-in help.
   To use the help, you must also have the Calendar Help extension.
   </p>
   
   <p>
   You can access the help in all the usual ways.
   For example, you can press the F1 or Help key, or the Help button in a dialog,
   or you can go to the Calendar Folders chapter in the help contents.
   
   </p>
   
   
   
 <h3 id="install">Installing Calendar Folders</h3>  <h3 id="install">Installing Calendar Folders</h3>
 <p>  <p>
   A prototype of Calendar Folders is available so that you can understand the design.
   It is not yet fully working.
   Like Sunbird 0.2+ nightlies, the Calendar Folders prototype might have significant
   bugs that affect your data.
   </p>
   
   <p>
   To use the Calendar Folders prototype, you must have Sunbird 0.2+ (a nightly test build),
   or Sunbird 0.3 when available.
   </p>
   
   <p>
 To install Calendar Folders, choose Tools &ndash; Extensions... from Sunbird's menu bar.  To install Calendar Folders, choose Tools &ndash; Extensions... from Sunbird's menu bar.
Drag this link and drop it in the Extensions window:Drag the link below and drop it in the Extensions window:
 </p>
 
 <p><a href="http://downloads.mozdev.org/calendarhelp/calfolder-0.3-en-US.xpi">calfolder-0.3-en-US.xpi</a></p>
 
 <p><b>Note: &nbsp;</b>
 Calendar Folders version numbers have no relationship to Sunbird version numbers.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 Wait for the download, and allow the installation to proceed.
 </p>  </p>
   
 <p><a href="http://downloads.mozdev.org/calendarhelp/calfolder-0.1-en-US.xpi">calfolder-0.1-en-US.xpi</a></p>  
   
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 Restart Sunbird.  Restart Sunbird.

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