Ask questionsEvents should be colored based on their categories
Coloring events based on their categories would be a must.
Most major 'offline' calendar clients support this (ie. korganizer), and it's far easier to add 50+ categories, on the fly, than to have to setup an additional calendar to share (and don't forget to update all the clients to connect to that new superfluous calendar) every time you want to add a new 'category'/color to your calendar.
For info, the calendar apps that support categories coloring managed the coloring problem by allowing to either:
Since you can add categories on events and tasks in an
.ics file, it would be great to be able to define a color for each category, and have it applied on all the events that have that category (on all the calendars).
Answer questions AlexandreBonneau
Could this be reopened? I fail to see how event rendering hooks can be used by end users, unfortunately.