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10 December 2010 at 7:19am
To import an .ics, follow this link and read Uncle Cheese's post about ICS Feeds.
1 February 2011 at 3:12am
I've had the same problem with timezones when importing a google ics. I tried coffeymachine's function which worked to some extent but meant that times were always shown even if the event was a full or multi-day event so I decided to write my own little hack by reformatting the original string.
I also came across a second issue. Google marks a full day event by an end date of the next day which in effect was causing my dates to show a day extra.
+ checks to see if the date is full/multiday and adjusts the end time by one day.
+ adds ability to offset timezone for events with times associated.
In event_calendar/code/CalendarUtil.php line 153 add the extra code to the function date_info_from_ics:
public static function date_info_from_ics($dtstart, $dtend)
$start_date = null;
$end_date = null;
$start_time = null;
$end_time = null;
/* Google Calendar ICS date hacks for timezone settings and full day events */
$fulldaytest = explode("T",$dtstart);
$dtend = date('Ymd', strtotime($dtend.'-24 hours'));
$myOffset = '+9 hours'; // manual offset for Korea
$startTimestamp = strtotime($dtstart.$myOffset);
$dtstart = date('Ymd', $startTimestamp)."T".date('His', $startTimestamp)."Z";
$endTimestamp = strtotime($dtend.$myOffset);
$dtend = date('Ymd', $endTimestamp)."T".date('His', $endTimestamp)."Z";
/* END Google ICS hack */
..... rest is the same as original function
Not too pretty but it'll do the job for now and I have not tested this thoroughly - so use at your own risk.
Hope this helps anyone else out there or at least puts you on the right track.
12 May 2011 at 12:46am
Can't import any kind of ics into the calendar... It causes the page to go to error 500.
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