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ics File Creates new Outlook Calendar

Posted: December 17, 2012 at 2:28 pm

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December 17, 2012 at 2:28 pm

Excited to have iCal functionality, but when importing an event, it creates a new calendar rather than adding the event to my existing calendar. e.g.:

Any ideas on how to remedy?

Jonathan Wilson

December 17, 2012 at 4:49 pm


I have tested this on Google Calendar, and am not having this problem. I understand your issue is with Outlook, but I wanted to rule out other calendars. I don’t have access to Outlook at the moment.

What version of outlook are you using?


December 18, 2012 at 7:05 am

I’ve tried 12.0 (2007) on PC and 14.1 on Mac.


December 18, 2012 at 11:35 am

I searched around and found a Drupal forum where a similar problem was discussed ( ). Their solution: remove the line with “X-WR-CALNAME” from the ical.php file. I tried it on my ical.php and voila, problem solved.


  • Support Staff

December 19, 2012 at 5:44 pm

Hi there,

Thanks for the follow up. I’m going to post a ticket to the issue tracker so this can get fixed. Thanks again!

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