Action url dc5e5ed0858b502c164197d12cd95ce4562533302d3789a96544ff13dfbb93c1 Appointments & Meetings (.ics)

This action creates a .ics File in iCloud Drive from the content of the draft, runs a workflow to let you pick the file in Drafts Folder and mail it to yourself.
Requires you install the ‘Pick and Send’ workflow in Workflow (add your mail in the To: field).

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How to get events in Calendar with the .ics File ?
In Mail app : Tap (not hold) on the attachment > ‘Add All’.

How to type events in Drafts ?
Each line of the draft represents an event with five fields, separated by commas ‘,’.

  1. Summary (required) : text
  2. Day (required) : 6 digits YYMMDD
  3. Start (required) : 4 digits HHMM (24-Hour Time)
  4. End (required) : 4 digits HHMM (24-Hour Time)
  5. Location (optional) : text

For example :
Monthly meeting,150131,0900,1030,Office

Tips :
* Don’t use comma in Summary or Location
* You can share the .ics file with your team
* Clean iCloud Drive (iOS8) : Settings > iCloud > Storage > Manage Storage > Drafts 4

Posted by @jmvfr


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Action script@2x 461fb6950c06fe3f6a3b9a38f0f15826c9057825fdbdd0239fd4d2b8be9c870a Script Show detail
Action icloud drive@2x ec288c7a292aee581debb9ff45d67c5896086735434bd9cf76187c71eac6d77b iCloud Drive Show detail


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