Clicking and dragging your mouse across the All-Day bar is a great way to quickly get multi-day events added to your Google Calendar. In this video on Google Calendar, staff author Jess Stratton demonstrates how to do this technique, along with changing the view for several more ways to span a large range of days.
- [Voiceover] It's easy to create an all-day event…in Google Calendar.…I can find the day that I'd like to create the event for,…click on the very top bar, and type my event.…For example, Mom's birthday.…This is going to create an event on my calendar…that doesn't have a specific start time and an end time.…It's considered an all day event.…I'll click the x to close out of this dialog box.…You can create multi-day events very easily…by clicking and dragging with your mouse on this top bar.…For example, I'll select four days.…
I'll start selecting the mouse on Monday,…and I'll drag it all the way over to Thursday…in this top all day bar.…As soon as I let go with my mouse,…I can see that the dates are selected in the bottom,…and now, I can type my event.…I'll click Create, and I now have…a multi-day, all day event.…I can even do this for more than one week.…I'll change the view to two weeks.…With this two week view, I can select particular days…I want by clicking and dragging with the mouse.…
I'll let go, and now I can add my description again.…
- 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.