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From: Ihor Radchenko <yantar92@posteo.net>
To: Jean Luc <jlr_0@yahoo.com>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>,
	Jack Kamm <jackkamm@gmail.com>
Subject: [BUG] ox-icalendar does not support custom export snippets (was: Turning all my "all day events" FREE in an ics export)
Date: Tue, 02 Jul 2024 14:29:24 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87sewrj29n.fsf@localhost> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <1374731113.85480.1719912621305@mail.yahoo.com>

CCing the maintainer.

Jean Luc <jlr_0@yahoo.com> writes:

> When exporting orgmode calendars to ics, ox-icalendar unfortunately
> produces ics files where all events are considered "BUSY".
> As most applications seem to conform to RFC 2445, at some point or
> another, the following line seems to be added to the ics file:

In my testing, this line is not produced by ox-icalendar. And it should
not - it is not a part of icalendar specification. Rather idiosyncratic
Microsoft Outlook extension to the format. (see

The proper way to assign busy/free is

> I'd like to have all my "all day events" turn out "Free", ie with the following line:
> How can I do that?

In theory, you should be able to do something like

or an equivalent export snippet, but ox-icalendar does not support such
thing. I believe that it should be considered a bug - we should provide
some means to produce text to be exported verbatim from inside Org files.

Ihor Radchenko // yantar92,
Org mode contributor,
Learn more about Org mode at <https://orgmode.org/>.
Support Org development at <https://liberapay.com/org-mode>,
or support my work at <https://liberapay.com/yantar92>

  reply	other threads:[~2024-07-02 14:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <1374731113.85480.1719912621305.ref@mail.yahoo.com>
2024-07-02  9:30 ` Turning all my "all day events" FREE in an ics export Jean Luc
2024-07-02 14:29   ` Ihor Radchenko [this message]
2024-07-02 22:53     ` [BUG] ox-icalendar does not support custom export snippets (was: Turning all my "all day events" FREE in an ics export) Jack Kamm

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