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Is your feature request related to a problem? Please describe. This is loosely connected to #39

Describe the solution you'd like All events which are marked as "free" should be shown differently. Possible solutions are:

  • pale colour (increase brightness by X %)
  • marked on the side (the Outlook way, see below)
  • (other ideas are appreciated)

This is how MS Outlook 2016 shows free/busy: grafik

Describe alternatives you've considered see above

Additional context "Free" events are often over a long time, e.g. "Car is being repaired" which spans from 9 am to 4 pm. However, this does not mean the user is blocked during this time. Therefore, it should be marked clearly as "free" and this should be visible on the overview (monthly view, weekly view, ...)

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Answer questions AlexandreBonneau

Whichever solution you aim for, please take into account that categories should be colored in a specific (custom) color. So in that regard I like the microsoft solution of having a small hint on the left-hand side of event with:

  • full color area (busy),
  • 'patterned' area (tentative), or
  • border-only area (free) ...all of which are not color dependent.
useful!

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