Importing and exporting calendars

You can import iCalendar-based calendars into your Notes calendar. iCalendar calendars include Apple calendar, Facebook calendars, and more. You can also export Notes calendar entries, so you can import them into other calendars.

Importing a calendar

You can import iCalendar-based calendars into HCL Notes®, and then view and manage the imported calendars in Notes. To add other calendars to your Notes calendar, see How do I add other calendars to my Notes calendar?

About this task

Tip: For Notes Basic client users, to import an iCalendar calendar using drag and drop, open your Notes Inbox or calendar, and then drag and drop the URL or file for the calendar to import into your Inbox or calendar. The .ICS file name should be part of the URL or file name.

Procedure

  1. From your Notes calendar, click File > Import. Then select Calendar File (.ics) in the Files of type field, select the .ics file to import, and then click Import.
  2. Specify a name for the calendar being imported.
  3. Optional: To preview the imported calendar, click Preview Entries.

What to do next

To delete, rename, or import a new calendar, click More > Manage Imported Calendars above the calendar, and then use the buttons at the top of the list.

Exporting calendar entries from Notes

About this task

Note: You cannot export repeating meetings, all day events, or anniversaries.

Procedure

  1. Do one of the following:
    • To export all entries in your Notes calendar, click FileExport.
    • To export only some entries, click Calendar entries or Grouped entries to the left of the calendar, select the entries to export, and then click FileExport.
  2. In the Save as type field, select Calendar File (.ics)
  3. Choose where on your computer to save the file.
  4. Click Export.
  5. Specify whether to export only selected entries or all entries from the calendar.

What to do next

Import the calendar entries into another calendar, using that calendar's instructions for importing, and select the .ics file you created.