Tech Tip Tuesdays

Tech Tip Tuesday – Create additional Google Calendars

Happy Tuesday, Allegheny!

Today’s tech tip is another for your calendar. Did you know that you can create other calendars in addition to your own? This feature can be beneficial for tracking schedules and managing projects. Try making your own calendar by following the steps below:

  1. Open Google Calendar, and on the left next to Add calendar, click More,  Create new calendar.
  2. Name the calendar and add a description.
  3. Click Time zone and select your time zone.
  4. Click Create Calendar. Your new calendar appears under My calendars.

You can create as many calendars as you want using the same process.

Tech Tip Tuesday – Google Calendar Appointment Slots

Did you know that you can turn blocks of time on your calendar into appointment slots that others can book? When an appointment slot is booked on your calendar, it will be displayed so that you know who you are meeting and when. Follow the steps below to try out this feature:

  • Open Google Calendar and in your calendar grid, click an empty time slot and click Appointment slots.
  • (Optional) If you want to create your appointment slot on another calendar, at the bottom next to your name, click the Down arrow and select the calendar.
  • Add a title and choose a date and time.
  • Select the number of slots and the duration of each appointment.
  • (Optional) If you want to add more details to your appointment slot, click More options and add your information.
  • Click SAVE.

Tech Tip Tuesday – Right-Click Options in Gmail

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There are new options for right-clicking in Gmail! By right-clicking on a message in your Gmail, you can do any of the following:

  • Reply to, or forward, an email in one click from the main page
  • Search for all emails from a sender
  • Open multiple emails in multiple new windows at the same time
  • Easily add a label or move an email

Screenshot of the right-click menu in Gmail