selecEvent descriptions can contain various kinds of markup text that is converted before the description is displayed. Google Calendars does not allow HTML to be inserted in calendar events (this is not strictly true, HTML can be inserted, but if that event is edited again any HTML is stripped out and lost). Several of the event markup commands are replacements for HTML markup elements. Of course this assumes the description is part of the current gCalMarkup template (see the Selectors section). The following table lists the available markup commands, and gives a description and an example of each command taken from an event on this gCalMarkup test calendar.

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{gCalMarkup propertyName[type]/} - group, calendar & category properties
Syntax Description Example Description Example
{br/} Inserts a break in the text. Use two to create a blank line. Converted to the HTML
element.
Raw text from event description
Dinner on the first {b}Monday{/b} of next month. {em}Don't be late{/em} Email [email=This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. {em}Dave{/em}] with questions. Here are some HTML characters: <, &, > to test what they look like. [title=event title] [category=local] [category=lunch] [color=cyan]
{em} & {/em} Used to emphasize text. Begin a section with {em} and end it with {/em}. Converted to HTML <em> and </em> elements. Marked up text from {gCalMarkup _eventDescription/} markup tag
{gCalMarkup _eventDescription/}
{b} & {/b} Used to bold text. Begin a section with {b} and end it with {/b}. Converted to HTML <b> and </b> elements. Marked up text from {gCalMarkup _eventDescriptionNoHTML/} markup tag
{gCalMarkup _eventDescriptionNoHTML/}
[email=address linkText] or [email=address] Display "address" as an email address (an HTML mailto: link). linkText is used as the visible link text if it exists. Otherwise address is used.

[propertyName=propertyValue]

Sets an event property. These properties can be extracted and displayed in a calendar. See event properties ([EP]) in the Properties section.

 

 

[category=categoryName]



Places an event in a category. A category of the same name must be defined with a {gCalDefine category/} command.