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    Question Calendar Reminders

    Hello,

    I am in charge of migrating my work site to Zimbra, and I have noticed that calendar reminders do not really *pop-up*, but only display in the web browser. I have been searching the posts in the forums, and I located a bug (7899)regarding the problem, and I voted for it.

    I am wondering what Calendar client others are using under Linux? I have been trying out Lightning and it looks pretty good, but I have noticed that when I delete a calendar entry from the Lightning application, the change does *not* show up in the Zimbra web client.

    Kirk

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    We have some stuff on the way that may help you on this path, but it's not ready yet.

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    Default What about the toaster?

    What about this Toaster app that I see mention of in the forums. Seems like it is only ready on Windows from what I read. Is that correct?

    Kirk

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    Quote Originally Posted by jholder View Post
    We have some stuff on the way that may help you on this path, but it's not ready yet.
    Reread the above

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    Quote Originally Posted by jholder View Post
    Reread the above
    Any change on this? Is something happening with 5.0?

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    We are on 5.0.2, and my users keep asking me how to get a calendar reminder. They would like:

    - An SMS (or email) sent to their mobile
    - Even just an email to their INBOX?
    - A Popup thats.... more "intrusive" than the current "silent overlay"
    - Maybe something audible, perhaps using Toaster?

    Tommy
    Last edited by TommyTheKid; 02-20-2008 at 06:02 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TommyTheKid View Post
    - An SMS (or email) sent to their mobile
    - Even just an email to their INBOX?
    Both are in:
    Bug 8854 - Support flexible alarm schedules for calendar appointments
    Bug 21390 - Per-appointment reminder support in web client
    Quote Originally Posted by TommyTheKid View Post
    - A Popup thats.... more "intrusive" than the current "silent overlay"
    - Maybe something audible, perhaps using Toaster?
    Bug 7482 - audible calendar meeting alerts
    Bug 12740 - Toaster should also show Appointment reminders

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    I agree with the idea to send a message to a cell phone or pager, but do it on the server. If you are on the road a message to your desktop, doesn't help you. Customer uses Zimbra which blows the doors off of the Outlook web client my company uses. Plus M$ refuses to add in the send to an email feature (e.g. Skytel's 877xxxxxxx@skytel.com feature) which is something that would make my life much simpler (plus I can always deny the page came through ;-) ).

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