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Add a "Save the Date" link to HTML email

Posted on 2009-05-12
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Hi,

How do you go about creating a link in an email that will allow a user to click on to save a date in their outlook calemdar?

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If you have a Microsoft Exchange account, you can allow others to view your Calendar by clicking on the "Share My calendar" link in the Calendar folder. Top open a Shared Calendar, simply click on the "Open a Shared Calendar" link in the Calendar folder.  That wizard will create the link for you.

http://helpdesk.ua.edu/images/training_images/outlook/calendar/calendar29.png
http://helpdesk.ua.edu/training/outlook/calendar.html#share
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by:coolispaul
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Hi

I dont want to share a calendar as such but allow someone to add an event to their own calendar. i have seen it done in HTML emails and want to know how to do it myself

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Then you will need to create a file called cal.vcs
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/287625

Host this file on your website then place a link to in in your email.

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