Feature Request: creating an event calendar / Google Calendar Integration

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    texoma51
    Asked on February 01, 2011 at 11:46 PM
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    aytekin
    Answered on February 03, 2011 at 01:45 AM

    If you have a form which has a "DateTime" field on it, you can create an event calendar using that.

    1. Select that form on My Forms page

    2. Click on "Reports" button on the toolbar and then "Add New Report".

    3. Select the "Calendar Listing" option.

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    Tatiana
    Answered on August 04, 2011 at 12:25 PM

    Is the calander feature available on the Free version?

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    NeilVicente
    Answered on August 04, 2011 at 12:34 PM

    Hi Tatiana,

    Definitely, free accounts get the same functions as that of a paid one. The only difference between free and paid is the number of submissions that can be received in a single month. For more information, please visit Jotform Pricing Plans.

    Thanks!


    Neil

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    arpajo
    Answered on October 09, 2011 at 05:42 PM

    Hello! What happened with the "calendar listing" icon? It disappeared :(

    Sincerely, 

    Roberto 

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    yasinco
    Answered on October 09, 2011 at 06:17 PM

    Hi, Roberto

    Does your form have a "DateTime" field?

    You have to add one of these types of field to get the calender icon back!

    ~Yasin

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    AtacanC
    Answered on October 09, 2011 at 06:37 PM

    Hi arpajo,

    After you added ''Date time'' field to your form, calender listing will be visible under ''Reports''. You can find the date time field under Power Tools in your form builder.

    @yasinco

    Thank you very much for the information.

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    arpajo
    Answered on October 10, 2011 at 02:45 AM

    Perfect, thanks very much!

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    AtacanC
    Answered on October 10, 2011 at 05:54 AM

    You are always welcome Arpajo. If you need further assistance, please let us know. Our team would be glad to help you.

    Thank you for using JotForm.

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    arpajo
    Answered on October 10, 2011 at 07:52 AM

    Hello once again!

    Actually i'm afraid the "calendar" tool is not exactly what i'm looking for. I'll tell you what I would need, maybe its possible to do it with Jotform in another form:

    I work at a place where we organize a series of monthly events for our customers. In order for them to sign up, what we have been doing is sending them an e-mail with an attached Word document which they had to fill in with their names and send an e-mail back again with the filled attachment, which meant that they were coming to the event. 

    Seeing that this method is tedious both for the customer and for us (opening every word document, copying their name into a separate excel, etc), we wanted them to have access to an online calendar which showed them all the monthly events, and they would have to click on the event for the Jotform "form" to pop up and then they would fill in the form with their name. Therefore, we would have a list of the people who have signed up for every event. 

    I know this is possible with google docs; however, they don't allow editing the form theme, nor can we enter logos or any image. Jotform allows me to change these parameters, as our forms have to be differentiated until a certain extent. Can Jotform and Google Docs work together, at any point? It would be great if I could have the calendar itself from Google Docs but the links of each event led to the form by Jotform. Maybe Jotform can do all this by itself?

    Here is the video from Youtube with the Google Docs template that allows this: 

    Thanks!

    Roberto 

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    allanftd
    Answered on October 10, 2011 at 08:13 AM

    Hi Roberto,

    Thanks for taking time to explain in detail what you need. I'm afraid to say that this is something that is not available in JotForm at this time. JotForm is not optimized to be a fully-functioning calendar software application but I will see if future integration with Google Calendar would be feasible. I will include this in our developers' to-do list but we cannot guarantee any ETA or if it will be implemented in the first place.

    Please follow us on Twitter and visit our blog page from time to time for updates about this feature request. Thank you and enjoy using JotForm!

    Allan

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    abajan
    Answered on October 10, 2011 at 11:03 PM

    Roberto, Localendar might be just the thing to fit the bill. Have a look at my sample calendar with links to three events in October (click RSVP! in each instance).

    ~ Wayne

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    arpajo
    Answered on October 13, 2011 at 07:01 AM

    Thanks very much, Wayne! Finally i'm using a mix between Google Calendar and Jotform. I'm using Google calendar to create the events, and then on the description of the event I copy the link of the form from Jotform, so that people can have access to the form directly from Google Calendar.

    Thanks again though! :)

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    Yasush
    Answered on October 25, 2011 at 02:03 PM

     

    Hi Everyone,

    I am looking for a client self service online booking to be embedded to my photography website. http://goldencapture.com/#2187855/-Pre-Booking

    I was not sure if this list gets updated automatically each time when there are submissions entry, but after testing it out I find out that embed list gets updated flawlessly. great!

    So If I just can have control over what it can be shown in the calendar publicly would be an amazing solution for me, because I will be embedding the calendar list to the website along with the booking form so they can schedule their booking according to space availably.

    Also it there anyway that google calendar can be synced with jotform calendar?

    Thanks

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    Yasush
    Answered on October 26, 2011 at 05:13 PM

     

    Too bad!

    Well thats the only solution Im using at this moment. 

    Thanks anyways for such amazing 'form' solution. 

    Looking forward for google integration. 

    Thanks

     

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    bmlomax
    Answered on March 23, 2013 at 07:50 PM

    abajan,

    I need some guidance. I am planning an event using Jot Form, and would like people who view my calendar on Localendar to add the event to their calender on Google, Yahoo, Outlook, and Hotmail. I am not sure how to do this. 


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    Welvin
    Answered on March 24, 2013 at 01:03 AM
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    bmlomax
    Answered on March 24, 2013 at 09:52 AM

    Thanks for answering the question, Welvin. I am hoping for abajan to write back. Since, his sample event calendar RSVP buttion with the option for users to save to their calendarsis actually what I am trying to do. I have tried using the HTML code on Jotform, and it did not work. Thanks!

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    bmlomax
    Answered on March 24, 2013 at 11:53 AM

    Thank you, Mr. Mendez! The video was very helpful.  Now, I am trying how to add the "save to" button on the event. Like this:  

    http://www.localendar.com/event?DAM=PublishedEvent&m=426006&event_id=230168&calendar_id=53&more_info=N&export_date=Apr%2002,%202013&category=-3

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    bmlomax
    Answered on March 24, 2013 at 02:02 PM

    Thanks again. I did not know they were standard features. I have been trying to add those buttons for days. Thank you for your help !

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    bmlomax
    Answered on March 24, 2013 at 04:42 PM

    Mr. Mendez, thanks you the help again. I tried it and worked. I am SO happy. Thank you!!!

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    jonathan
    Answered on March 24, 2013 at 05:37 PM

    @bmlomax

    Hi, on behalf of Eduardo, you're quite welcome! Contact us again anytime.

    Cheers!

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    famesproject
    Answered on October 11, 2015 at 02:08 PM

    One question about the localendar and jotforms. I will have multiple events with multiple forms embeded in my localendar. How will i know which date has the user selected? I will offer different events with the same form and after submission all i get are the results from the form without the date of the RSVP.
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    Mike_G
    Answered on August 19, 2016 at 02:28 PM

    @grade4pagasa

    We appreciate you taking the time to share this wonderful workaround with us and with other Jotform users.

    Thank you, also, for making a detailed instruction.

    Cheers!