The calendar apparently only uses one, unspecified, time zone so all events are created and displayed from this point of view. If you frequently work accross different time zones it is very difficult to track events. Ideally, events would have a time zone associated with them and the calendar would be 'aware' of the local time. I could imagine having a preference that set the default time zone (where I was most of the time) and the local time zone (where I actually am). Events would then have a time zone associated with them (a default value from the global preference, which could be changed on an event by event basis)and then the calendar would display the event at the local time allowing for the time zone difference.
I don't understand what you want. If you are moving to a timezone 3 hours ahead of you, and have a meeting at 11 AM, I don't think that you'd say that your meeting is at 8:00 AM... You'd say it was at 11:00 AM. When you go to that city, you would change your computers time so that it was the right time, and then the alarms would show up properly. Can you give me an example of what it is exactly you want to do?
I can just imagine making an event that ends before it starts if your meeting is in a plane and you are flying west.
I think what he refering to is that say you have a conference call to somebody that is in a different time zone. Instead of having to figure out the time difference have the time zone entered on the event and have the calendar figure out the difference.
Marking as invalid. I don't really know what is requested here. If you had a conference call with someone, you'd put the time that you're going to be called at for the start time of the event. I don't know what else you would put there. I think that this is all handled by the system clock. Change your clock when you go to a new timezone and the calendar will work wonderfully.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 16 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
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