A visual element that shows dates organised in a structured manner, often to allow selection of a date or chronologically group information.

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machine-readable and human-readable text representation of a recurring schedule

We're working on an "import from Excel" feature to speed up bulk data entry, especially when moving data from another B2B system into ours. Of the 20-ish fields we'll be importing, only one of them ...
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How to list event details in a calendar card display and filter events

I am re-designing a recruiting events calendar that will display each event in a card format. Here's a bit of background - recruiting happens in a two month time span, so a full month calendar display ...
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What is best way to design table calender?

We are designing table calendar-2016 of our agency which will be distributed among all employees, clients, prospects, families etc. It is going to be 6 page calendar not 13. Currently it is being ...
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Improve display of booking and rooms

On campus we have some large electronic boards (see the image below) displaying 6 rooms. Each color represents a seperate room, and shows when that room is booked. Does there exists a more user ...
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Booking Calendar UX/UI - Approach

I am attempting to think a responsive design for a booking calendar which allows booking of available slots. In general, calendar UI's have time of the day as a vertical arrangement and days of the ...
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Should date pickers for meetings offer the ability to schedule a meeting for 0 minutes?

For example: The End time picker in outlook and google calendar allow to schedule a meeting/event for 0 minutes. Is this a real use case? Why would anyone schedule something for 0 mins? Does anyone ...
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Differentiating the “device” calendar from online calendar services when asking the user to add an event

I have an event for users that they can add to their calendar. So, users are given multiple options of which calendar program or service they want to add the event to. However I am having trouble ...
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How to deal with conflicting resource usage concerning repeating events?

We are working on a room booking calendar which allows users to set repeating events. Imagine a scenario where there are 2 repeating events which repeat for quite a long time but they conflict on some ...
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Click and drag vs. two clicks to mark period on calendar. Which practice wins here?

I'm working on calendar app and we have a debate: What's the best practice to mark a period: Click and drag - like Google Calendar and AirBnb or 2 Clicks to mark (first click starts the marking ...
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On a fullwidth/mobile view master calendar, should a day with no events be removed or collapsed?

User Expectation on a Master Calendar I'm a web intern retrofitting the master calendar page of the University I work for. We're updating the site for responsiveness (yay!) after a long spell of not ...
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Display numerical value associated with each calendar day in month view

What is a good way to show a numerical value associated with a date, and make sure the date and value aren't confusing? For example if a user wants to see how many meetings they have on each day of ...
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Distributing iCal links as best practice for the end user

Our organization's main calendar page is comprised of a collection of 20+ Google calendars. These calendars are subject to regular change so I do not like the idea of people downloading and importing ...
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How to make a UI for calendar with vacancy?

I am building a website for a tour company. There is a tour every day and the maximum number of participants is 20. 1) How would you show the dates with with taken+available places that there are for ...
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Best way to represent “add to waitlist”

I could use your advice on a UX issue. I'm working on the UX of a system for scheduling appointments. Showing something is either available or not available is easy, but I want to give people the ...
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Reverting selected dates in the date-picker?

I am currently working on the BI app with data reports (that are tied to financial year), and to set up a report, users have to select the time range for the desired data. The question is, when users ...
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Is a close call to action icon desired for a calender dialog?

I am using a modified version of the jQueryUI datepicker (http://jqueryui.com/datepicker/#buttonbar). My actual implementation can be viewed at http://jsfiddle.net/mmw834ms/12/embedded/result/. Per ...
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How should user unselect a date from a calender?

I am using jQueryUI's datapicker modified with the ability to select the time (http://trentrichardson.com/examples/timepicker/#basic_examples). Instead of having an input for the date, I wish make it ...
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User's availability calendar - what is the most intuitive way to allow them to complete this?

I need to allow users to complete an availability calendar. Very basically, they'll either be available or unavailable on a given day. I don't need to go any deeper than days. However, I'd like them ...
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How do we show custom holidays in calendar?

I wanted to show custom holidays in the calendar component. I am already displaying Saturday and Sunday in gray color. Now I wanted to show two other categories of holidays which are real banking and ...
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Pop-up overlay in a calendar?

We have a calendar page in our web application that displays appointments (we know all users and train them), optimized for the following use cases: Add a new appointment (by clicking the time) ...
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Cycling status links

Our web application has a calendar page which shows details of appointments. We train all users, but they are generally not tech-savvy. These appointments have one of several statuses: open ...
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In a calendar app, is there any reason force both start and end times as opposed to having an optional end time?

If I have an event with an unknown/variable end time, such as a dinner party or dentist appointment, I would assume it makes most sense to not put in an end time at all for that event. But is this ...
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How does Apple/Google/other calendar see post-midnight? [closed]

As extension to my other question: Time after midnight, user experience Does Apple/Google/other calendars see post-midnight as very early this day, or very late this day? I can't test it myself, but ...
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Time after midnight, user experience

"Let's meet Saturday night at 2 o' clock" is "incorrect" and could never happen (calendar wise) Midnight is the start of a new day. So anything after that is the next day (again, calendar wise) But ...
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Problems with calendar view

I been asked to provide a mockup for a week view for a calendar that displays room bookings Red means there are no rooms (at peak time) available to book; orange means there are some rooms free; ...
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Scheduling app: to add all day option or not?

If a person wants to schedule something all day on Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday, should they enter 12 AM to 12 AM, or click on an “all day” checkbox instead?
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help with search box

I am designing a screen for a room booking system. The system manages rooms across multiple office locations. This is a localised view for Glasgow: This is a month view screen: When a user clicks ...
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Help with room booking application

I have been asked to review an existing room booking application. The main use case is that a user chooses a day and then chooses a room to have the meeting in. A user may opt to make the booking ...
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Multi-Select enum for every day in calendar

I'm currently trying to solve an organization problem inside of my calendar. My requirements: I have a list of possibilities. You can add these possibilities to every day of the month. It should ...
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UE with Progressive Disclosure on a Calendar, or Control Move

I've got a quandary that I need some advice/help with. The issue is as follows. I'm currently working on an event calendar for a sports website where each 'event block' has an event title, and ...
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How can I display a calendar that can handle a lot of events?

I'm currently working on the UI and the UX of a calendar. Our company has a lot of events to deal with, and we need to display the calendar events on the month view, and also on a week and a day view. ...
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Sorting data when some is entered as weeks and some as days

Ive got a table which users can enter data into. Each row represents an item. Ive got a column called 'lead times' some times the lead times are weeks and sometimes they are days, Ideally i want it ...
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2 Line Calendar Module | Alternative Calenders

I'm exploring a new format for a calendar module. It only uses two lines for the dates causing it to be more of a landscape format than square. The only problem is for users deciphering how the ...
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Time Zones and Calendar Interfaces

I am a systems administrator that schedules when a call center will be open to take calls from hospitals. We have 3 elements: Systems Administrator (Ohio - ET) Call Center (Denver - MT) Hospital ...
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How to improve calendar event containment?

I'm using FullCalendar on a project where users primarily have a single event that lasts multiple days or weeks, with multiple other events scattered throughout. I've had a handfull of users say that ...
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Datepicker UX showing Quantitative Data

I'm designing a collab app that will include a datepicker widget to allow users to select the due date for a task. Our data shows that users systematically select the days where they have less ...
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Presenting a date picker (calendar) that span multiple months

The system I am working on allows users to post events and find events they wish to go to. Currently, events are very rarely submitted more than 2 months in advance, so allowing a user to scroll into ...
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Ask the user for the first day of the week or calculate it

I have a planner user interface showing data related to week days. Should I bother the user to choose from a combobox the Sunday/Monday day as the first day of the week to give him more freedom (he ...
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iOS7 / Android - Native in-app Agenda / Calendar? [closed]

I'm re-skinning an App for a client, and I'd like to modernise the agenda integrated to this app. Problem : the app will be developed for both Android and iOS, so I'm trying to harmonize the UI for ...
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What day should a calendar start on, and does it matter?

JavaScript, PHP and various other web-based languages have date functions whose weeks begin on Sunday and end on Saturday. That is, as individual days, Sunday is identified 0 and Saturday is 6 (with ...
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Complete, easy and common set of recurring frequencies for a meeting calendar

I am considering the recurring frequencies to be added to a meeting calendar. I would like to know: The set of recurring frequencies which together cover any possible frequency The most ...
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How can this calendar widget use case be improved to be more intuitive for users?

I have to implement a calendar widget that triggers within a table. The use case I was given was the following: If the user clicks an empty cell, today's date gets populated. If the user clicks a ...
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Different Ways to Illustrate Past Event in Calendar

I am making an interactive calendar, where user can make an event for themselves, or to invite others (very much similar to Google Calendar). Only difference from G Cal is that these events has a ...
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Showing the number of events per day over a month

On a web app that I am building, one of the screens need to show, for a month period, the number of events on each day. I've tried the following: Showing the information on a calendar. This feels a ...
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How to show navigation on Calendar Picker Overlay?

I am designing a web app in which the data is stored in time order. Users can browser different kinds of appointments in daily or weekly calendar view. When you click on the current date, the overlay ...
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Proper web UI elements to select interval between snapshots?

Let us assume that I have a system where temperature, humidity, rain, etc. measurements are recorded at certain dates & times for certain locations (let us call them "snapshots"). This is just ...
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Timezone madness in task management app

I am currently working on a task management application that allows users to create and assign tasks, set start and due dates and track work progress. In my app users do not plan hours, they just set ...
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Calendar recurrences on the last day of the month

I noticed a difference in how Google Calendar and Outlook handle recurring appointments, specifically ones that are on the end of the month. If you try to schedule an appointment on the 31st of every ...
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Any ideas for a 'Today' icon? [closed]

I'm working on an app at the moment. I'm trying to replace the text with icons to allow easier transition to international markets. One icon I'm struggling with is a 'today'. I've thought about a ...
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Designing a calendar for school

Problem: Develop an easy to use school calendar for web + print. Prerequisites: 1. School has several teachers. Currently 7 but grows. 2. Each teacher can have multiple groups (average 1-5). 3. ...