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Fix time zone problem with Google Calendar import Apps
If you are having weird time-zone problems with Google Calendar, try changing the time zone, saving, then changing back to the correct time zone again. For good measure, do this with both the setting under the General tab and the one for your calendar.

This solved a problem I had when I switched to Google Calendar. I exported the calendar to an .ics file, then imported it to Google. I then used iWebCal to provide a link to the calendar (so that anybody could browse it). However, iWebCal displayed all the appointments in Greenwich Mean Time. The problem was that somewhere along the way (I think it was during the initial import to Google) the .ics file changed all times to GMT. This wasn't actually incorrect, since the .ics file also identified its local time zone correctly, but iWebCal apparently isn't set up to handle the particular method used. Resetting the file as described above solved the problem.
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Google already supports sharing
Authored by: notthatandy on Apr 29, '06 11:26:00AM
I'm just curious as to why you would use iWebCal to reinvent the wheel. Google's calendar already supports sharing out your calendar with friends, including iCal support...

Google's help file on sharing.

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Google already supports sharing
Authored by: William McCallum on May 01, '06 10:48:04AM

Google does not provide a browable html calendar. It provides an iCal address, which requires the user to have an appropriate plugin, and in some cases may result in undesirable behavior, such as causing iCal to fire up and offer to add the calendar to the users subscriptions. If you just want people to be able to click on a link and see when you are available, including casual one-time visitors (students, e.g.), Google does not yet have a solution.

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