What's New in the Latest Release?
Custom Fields can be defined for events; you can specify
any number of data fields for all events in a
calendar. Each field has an associated input type, used
when adding new events: single-line text, multi-line text,
pulldown menu, multiple-choice list, or checkbox. You can
specify the options for the pulldown menus and
multiple-choice lists, as well as defaults for each
Customization using simple templates is available for the
custom field section of the Event Entry Form, Event Popup
Windows, Event Mail Messages, the "Details" column in List
View, and in RSS feeds.
Calendars can supply RSS feeds; RSS (0.9, 0.91, 1.0, 2.0),
and Atom formats are supported. You can the specify number
of days in advance to include events for, and can filter
by category and/or text.
You can publish from an iCalendar-compatible calendar to a
Calcium calendar. This means that you can - for example -
automatically send events from an Apple OS X iCal calendar
on your desktop to a Calcium web calendar.
iCalendar Subscription auto-refresh
You can now set subscriptions to external iCalendar files
to automatically refresh. As in previous versions, you can
set your Calcium calendar to automatically include events
from remote external calendars; and you can subscribe to a
Calcium calendar from an external calendar.
Open Time Slot Searching
You can search for an open time slot in any or all calendars.
Event Duration limits
A calendar can be set to require minimum or maximum duration
No Last Minute Changes
A calendar can be set to not allow users to modify events
within a certain time of their occurrence.
More Customizable Event Privacy
You can set a calendar so that Event Details are hidden
from unprivileged users. Also, Event 'Privacy' settings
can now apply in the same calendar, instead of only when
events are included into another calendar. This means you
can specify that an event should only be viewable by the
person who created it.
Double-click to add
You can double-click to add a new event in a popup
window. (Click in date headers in the Block View, in the
date or day or blank cells in the List View.)
Quick Filter by Category
A Category Filter can be displayed in your calendar's
header or footer; this lets user click on event categories
to toggle displaying events in that category.
- Option to display "Are you sure?" confirmation when
deleting events. Can do it for all events, or just
- It's now possible to have all days in the Block View
the same height; if there are too many events to fit
in a day, vertical scrollbars can be displayed
instead of making the cells taller.
- Can specify 'identifying text' label for Categories;
doesn't have to be just the category name
- Title, Header, Footer can include variables to expand:
$calname, $user, $date, $year, $month, $day
- Usernames now allow period '.' and at-sign '@'
- Improvements to User Group admin page; easier to
assign users to groups, for installations w/large
numbers of users.
- Subscriptions to Calcium calendars can now filter
based on event text or categories
- Can specify defaults for more fields of new events -
text, popup text, privacy/when included, reminder times,
reminder "to" address
- Preference Setting to not display events for
previous/next month in the Month Block View
- Improvements for LDAP Authentication - works better
with Active Directory, supports servers that require
line changes color when clickable, and you can click
anywhere on the line to select the item.
- Audit Log - can now use any path, need not be
relative to Calcium 'data' directory
- Added "Friday, Saturday, Sunday" repeat option to Edit Form.
- CSS class names for each row in the Time Plan view,
so different colors or other styles can be assigned
for different hours in the day.
- Can now set permissions for multiple User Groups in
multiple calendars at once - from System User Permissions page
- Calendar Security page now shows which User Group (if any)
grants a user higher permission than what is assigned
for that particular user
- Create New Calendar form lets you choose a User Group
for Administer rights, not just a single user
- Top of System Security page now displays User Groups
which have System Admin rights, not just individual
- Import/Export supports multiple categories per event
- New CSS Class Name for rows in "Select Calendar"
window, so you can have different colors/styles for
- Email Reminder now sent only for the first occurrence
of a daily repeating event
- Can login directly from "Permission Denied" screen
- In Event popup window, Email Subscription signup
message now indicates number of days in advance that
the mail will be sent.
- Events included from another calendar will now use the
Category colors set in the included calendar
- When exporting events, use calendar sort settings to determine
listing order for events in day
- Fixed tab order problems on Event Edit Form
- When displaying Search or Filter text at top of
results page, escape any HTML in the text
- When importing iCalendar or Outlook, event border is
set from calendar's default setting
- Font sizes specified in ems; fixes problems
w/different browsers inconsistent interpretations of
named sizes in CSS
- Fiscal Views now show correct week numbers for Fiscal
Year, not calendar year
- If bad date passed, stop after displaying the "Bad
Date" message; don't attempt to display calendar for
bad dates. (Could result in lots of messages in error
- When adding event, if no primary category specified,
but one or more "More Categories" are, instead of
having no categories, use first "More" as the
Take a look at the
Change History if you're interested in older versions of