Android :: Composing A New Calendar Event

Dec 24, 2009

My app wants to whisk the user to the "create new event" composition window of his Calendar app, initializing begin time, end time, title and description text for the event, but then leaving him able to see these values and optionally alter them before saving (or discarding) the event using the oridinary means available to him from within the Calendar's create new event activity.

HOWEVER...

My code which works dandy on my own dev phone (indeed, on any phone running stock Android Calendar to the bone) fails on the HTC Hero. The issue is that the Hero has been "improved" by use of a non- standard Calendar app and my means of doing this is therefore failing.

I wonder if someone can outline a more generic means I can use to say "tell whatever the user's preferred Calendar app is to create a new event, seeding the effort with these key/value pairs".

Here is my present code:

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Android :: composing a new Calendar event


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It appears that the calendar on the Moment is only showing recurring events birthdays, anniversaries anything where the event is set to recur some time in the future. The non-recurring events a random party, a random doctor's appointment does NOT show on the Moment Calendar app! I prefaced my issue with being comfortable and familiar with the Google calendar operation because I am certain that the events are in the Google Calendar online. If I change the one-time event to a yearly recurring event and force the phone to sync then WHAM BAM the now recurring event shows in the Moment calendar app. Remove the recurrence and go back to the one-time doctor appointment, sync, and disappears again! The other odd thing is that "old" Non-recurring events that have already passed do seem to continue to show on the Moment calendar app for about a month. In other words, stuff back to about a month from today (today 7/20) DOES SHOW even if non-recurring but anything older than a month does not show.

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