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When Trying to Import an ICS It fails as follows below



Lightning Only
7 years ago
6 years ago


(Reporter: James J Catchpole, Unassigned)




(1 attachment)



7 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux i686; rv:2.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/4.0
Build Identifier: The 28-Mar-2011 05:37 PST build

Fedora 4
Thunderbird 3.1.9
Lightning 1.0b3pre The 28-Mar-2011 05:37 PST build

It is looking for the following file which exists but does not find it


File not found

The file view-source:file:///home/jjc_mf/.thunderbird/3uk9i122.jjc_mf/extensions/{e2fda1a4-762b-4020-b5ad-a41df1933103}/modules/calUtils.jsm -> file:///home/jjc_mf/.thunderbird/3uk9i122.jjc_mf/extensions/{e2fda1a4-762b-4020-b5ad-a41df1933103}/calendar-js/calCalendarManager.js cannot be found. Please check the location and try again.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Attempt to Import .ics file via Events and Tasks Calendar Import
Actual Results:  
Error Opening File

Expected Results:  
.ics imported to calendar

Comment 1

7 years ago
Could you attach a sample ics file to reproduce the error?

Could you copy and paste the real error or warning message that is shown in Error Console? You can ignore the "The file ... cannot be found." console messages. They will be created by Thunderbird itself if you try to click the link in another console message.

Comment 2

7 years ago
Created attachment 523788 [details]
File with New York Yankee Schedule

Comment 3

7 years ago

The information above following the message 'File Not Found' is the information from the error console, although when I pasted it it seems to have highlighted the first part. Attached is an .ics file which I downloaded from the New York Yankees Website with their yearly schedule; I am not sure how to make it smaller.

One more thing...I reviewed the Error Console again and I realized that there is a piece of information at the end of each line; i.e. Line: 1065, which I assume might be a line number from the problem program.

Comment 4

7 years ago
I was just playing with the Calendar where I attempted to load the Yankee Schedule and discovered that if I display the calendar by Day, Week, or Month there is nothing displayed, but if I display it by Multiweek then the Schedule suddenly appears. Very Strange

Comment 5

7 years ago
OK....Thunderbird just crashed while I was browsing through the calendar and when I restarted it the Yankee Schedule is now appearing as expected, In all four tabs.
Extremely Strange.

Comment 6

7 years ago
The sample calendar works fine here. I tested both subscribing to the .ics file and importing into local storage calendar. Events show up in all views including multiweek view.

Tested Lightning 1.0b3pre (20110328) + Thunderbird 3.1.10pre (20110401) and Lightning 1.0b4pre (20110402) + Thunderbird 3.3a4pre (20110401).

Comment 7

7 years ago
Well....it seems like there are quite a bunch of combinations out there. You mentioned the concept of subscribing to the .ics file. Exactly what does that mean and how does it differ from just importing the .ics file. Also, I have been watching Lightning for some time now and there doesn't ever seem to be anything but beta versions. Why is that?

Comment 8

7 years ago
OK....I understand now; took a little hunting until I found Using Lightning with Google Calendars. The instructions there were good although it seems clear that one doesn't need the Add-on for Google Calendars. So I created a network calendar pointing to the Yankee Schedule URL and it all seems to work well.


Comment 9

6 years ago
You can subscribe to remote .ics files using menu File > New > Calendar. 
You can open local .ics files as new calendars using menu File > Open > Calendar File. You can import the content of .ics files into an existing calendar using menu Events and Tasks > Import.

Closing as WORKSFORME per Comment 8.
Last Resolved: 6 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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