Better time presentation of multiday events (remove 00:00 and 23:59)

asked 2014-12-18 23:19:39 +0300

luen gravatar image

updated 2016-12-16 01:38:13 +0300

In the calendar, multiday events that ends the selected day are currently presented like "00:00-14:30", and correspondingly are multiday events that start the selected day presented like "21:00-23:59". In my opinion, a better way to present the event times would be to skip the "00:00" and the "23:59" parts, which in my world only is unnecessary information. The examples above would then be written like "-14:30" and "21:00-", respectively. This way better corresponds to my mental picture of the events ("Event X ends at 14:30", rather than "Event X starts at midnight and ends at 14:30"). As a side note, events that start before and end after the selected day are already handled as a special case ("All day").

I modified /usr/share/jolla-calendar/pages/EventTimeLabel.qml but have nowhere to send a patch or pull request.

EDIT: The patch is now available via Patchmanager 2.0: Don't start/end events at midnight

Before and after patch:

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@luen just as suggestion. maybe for better representation you could place nearby a screenshot of the original view for having a good comparison between before and after....

cemoi71 ( 2016-12-15 19:02:13 +0300 )edit

@cemoi71 Thanks for the suggestion. Fixed now.

luen ( 2016-12-16 00:06:06 +0300 )edit

Yes! this is so annoying!

fstrahlm ( 2016-12-16 00:37:27 +0300 )edit