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Limit Recurring Events in SharePoint

Hello,
I am a site owner of a sharepoint site and I have several calendar lists set up. I would like to limit the amount of time that a person can reserve on the calendar so that people will not reserve the time slot for very long periods of time. Does anyone know of a method avaiable to me as a site owner?

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Hi,

Jamie`s solution is a very good start.
Additionally you perhaps might want to use some client side Javascript so that after selecting the start date time only few elements will be available for the end times.

The ultimate solution would be an Event Handler, because there is no other way to prevent a user from creating 8 entries for a day - each one for one hour. And trust me, users can be very inventive.

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Thanks for your responses and yes, I agree, inventive users are why I am asking.

I am new to SharePoint so my reply may seem a little vague.

Jamie - I am a site owner but not the server administrator. I bring that up because when I go into the Columns of the List settings I can bring up Start Time and End Time but my options appear to be somewhat limited. However, if I add the End Time column for example, then I have validation options available to me, but I do not have those options available under Start Time and End Time.

It looks like I will have to contact the server admins and see if they can make those options available to me.  

Thanks for your help.
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@repu8 the contribution of @RainerJ to this thread is excellent IMHO and he deserves to be allocated some points. I hope you agree. :)
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RainerJ - That is a most excellent setting and it works like a charm. Thanks for your post. Given Jamie's considerate offer I will ask the Mods to split the points between the two of you. Thanks for your help!