It's possible to create events in Google Calendar using plain text by using the Quick Add feature. You can create events, all-day events, events with no end time and even recurring events and anniversaries using this feature. In this video, Jess Stratton illustrates several ways to create Quick Add events to your calendar.
- [Voiceover] In the last video,…I showed you how to create an event…using descriptive words in the Google search bar…when you don't have the calendar browser window open.…When you do have the calendar open, however,…you can do the same thing with Quick Add.…Instead of clicking the red Create button,…click the small arrow to the right of it.…You can add an event using text.…You can add a subject, location and a time…and it will add it to your calendar.…I can click Add or hit the Enter key on my keyboard…and your event will get added to the calendar.…
Here it is down at the bottom right hand side of the screen,…the event that we just created using Quick Add.…If you wanna add a quick reminder,…you can add an event with no time on it at all,…and it will add it to the next…available time on your calendar.…If I click Add, you'll note that…there's no time or date on this.…It's going to open up a calendar appointment…with the next available time, and I can simply click Save…and it gets added to my calendar.…You can also enter events with dates but no times.…
- List your options for creating an event with the Google search bar.
- Explain how to create a multiday event.
- Recall how to identify what calendar an event belongs to after you change the event’s color.
- Recognize which default view gives you a flat view of all events when customizing a specific calendar to place it on a webpage.
- Recall whether the year is available by default.