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Topic # 189140 18-Dec-2015 01:46
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I usually use the Google Calendar or Thunderbird calendar on my computers, tablet, phone....

Decided to check out the Windows 10 Calendar app, and it's showing Christ mas Eve as the 23rd, Christmas day as the 24th, and boxing day as the 25th.  New Years eve 30th Dec, New Years day 31st Dec, day after New Year as 1st Jan. On two computers, and Tablet running Win 10 with all updates. Windows phone calendar is fine as it's Windows 8.1

 Anyone else seeing this?

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  Reply # 1452779 18-Dec-2015 05:38
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I can't be precise, but I think that this has been the case for at least more than a week. Initially I noticed personal entries into the calendar were displayed a day prior to that which had been entered but this at least seems to have been corrected. This problem only seems to affect W10 Calendar app, I have a Lumia 803 on Windows 8.1 and the Windows calendar is showing the correct dates.

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  Reply # 1485637 5-Feb-2016 09:11
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The Windows 10 Calendar App  has always had a problem with "All Day" events.

 

Possibly related to the New Zealand Time Zone "(UTC+12:00) Auckland, Wellington"

 

The App has probably not been tested with Time Zones other than "(UTC-10:00) Hawaii through" to "(UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US)"

 

The new Holiday Calendar feature is useless for NZ Holidays!


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1485638 5-Feb-2016 09:14
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What year? Windows is so 1987.




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  Reply # 1485640 5-Feb-2016 09:18
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Yep, it always seems that the software testing done by Microsoft for its products never matches companies like Apple. I would have thought that developing operating systems for the past few decades might have enabled them to build a comprehensive set of edge case tests which, of course, would include time zone quirks and the like. Alas...


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Reply # 1485664 5-Feb-2016 09:43
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It looks as though the recent update 17.6568.16732 dated 2nd Feb has resolved the predating problem when using the the 'all day' option. 




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  Reply # 1486321 5-Feb-2016 23:21
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Renwick:

 

It looks as though the recent update 17.6568.16732 dated 2nd Feb has resolved the predating problem when using the the 'all day' option. 

 

 

 

 

Nope....  Still broken here. Two desktops and a Windows 10 tablet with the latest updates.


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  Reply # 1486337 6-Feb-2016 00:53
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Windows 10 is broken.

 

Everything broken.

 

Mine calculator has gone to h$ll


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  Reply # 1486347 6-Feb-2016 07:10
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My Apologies, you are correct.  I have just inputted a a full day entry and it still backdated by a day.  I wonder if the system is using the end time of the 'all day' period to determine where it is displayed on the calendar or is simply due to NZ timezone?


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  Reply # 1486351 6-Feb-2016 07:45
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Along those lines, is it possible to import iCloud calendars into that? Mine just gets an error message when I try. I read some place iCloud imports aren't supported.

Edit: outlook calendars import iCloud calendars all right but I don't as hoping to use the Windows 10 app...

Edit two: never mind, I'll just import it into google calendar and get it into Windows 10 calendar that way...

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  Reply # 1486352 6-Feb-2016 07:56
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UHD: Yep, it always seems that the software testing done by Microsoft for its products never matches companies like Apple.

 

Not a good example; iSync had a bug for *years* where birthdays would gradually "drift" on the calendar when copying from one device to another. The problem only happened in the "eastern hemisphere"...


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  Reply # 1500241 27-Feb-2016 01:04
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New update to the Windows 10 Calendar App 17.6568.461210 still has the problem with "All Day" events.


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  Reply # 1500265 27-Feb-2016 08:16
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timbonz:

 

New update to the Windows 10 Calendar App 17.6568.461210 still has the problem with "All Day" events.

 

 

 

 

please use the Windows Feedback tool to provide the info on this


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  Reply # 1500305 27-Feb-2016 11:03
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I have sent a description of the problem using the Windows Feedback Tool


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  Reply # 1500322 27-Feb-2016 12:02
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timbonz:

 

I have sent a description of the problem using the Windows Feedback Tool

 

 

 

 

if you can send me a few of the keywords in your submission, I can find and turn your feedback into a bug immediately from my end


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  Reply # 1500453 27-Feb-2016 17:24
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UHD:

 

Yep, it always seems that the software testing done by Microsoft for its products never matches companies like Apple. I would have thought that developing operating systems for the past few decades might have enabled them to build a comprehensive set of edge case tests which, of course, would include time zone quirks and the like. Alas...

 

 

I quite like Apple stuff, but they're not a great example when it comes to timezones. The number of times they stuffed up daylight savings times in the last 5 years is shocking, and I'm sure they had calendar events showing in the wrong day for a while too.


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