Smart-add event with Google Calendar
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Smart-add event with Google Calendar
This is a template to illustrate how a Coda doc can add events and appointments to your google calendar.
JH
Jaime Hwacinski

Overview

Another way to add a quick event is to leverage Google's text extraction feature. This is a fancy word for "please guess what I want to add to my calendar based on my short description". In the table below the button uses the Quick Add formula from the Google Calendar Pack. When you click the button it takes your note in the "Follow-ups" column and sends it to your Google Calendar. The Google Calendar unpacks the text and creates an event in the appropriate spot on your calendar. The table also confirms that the event was added in the "Added" column with a link to the event!

Quickstart

1️⃣
Add a follow-up. Try different descriptions to see how it will show up on your calendar.
2️⃣
Once you have created a followup click the button to add it to your calendar.

Set aside Time
0
Followups
Quick Add
Added
1
Meeting with TJ tomorrow at 10am
Make time on calendar
?
2
Meet for coffee with Preeyanka this Friday at Starbucks
Make time on calendar
?
3
Finish Documentation by next Monday at 9am
Make time on calendar
?
4
Review completed features Thursday from 10am-noon
Make time on calendar
?
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