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How to import a Yahoo Calendar into MIDAS

Are you currently using Yahoo Calendar to record your bookings and events? ...Looking for an alternative scheduling system?
Did you know it's really easy to migrate from using Yahoo Calendars to using MIDAS?! - Here's how...

Step 1 - Login to Yahoo Calendars

Step 2 - View Calendar Settings

On the left side of the screen under the "My Calendars" section, click the arrow to the right of the calendar you wish to import into MIDAS, and select "Export":
Import a Yahoo Calendar into MIDAS

Step 3 - Export iCal data

On the resulting dialog, click the "Export" button:
Export a Yahoo Calendar as an iCal file
You will then be prompted to save a .ics file to your computer. Remember where you save this file, as this is the file you'll be importing into MIDAS.

Step 4 - Import into MIDAS

Follow the instructions for How to import Bookings from another application into MIDAS in iCal format

When you import iCal data into MIDAS you'll be able to "map" various iCal fields to fields in MIDAS, however, for best results, we recommend:
Sync a Yahoo Calendar with MIDAS
  1. Using the "Title" field in your Yahoo Calendar for recording the name of the client that each booking is for
  2. Using the "Location" field in your Yahoo Calendar for recording the venue that each booking takes place in
  3. Using the "Notes" field in your Yahoo Calendar for recording booking notes for each booking
  4. Using the "Type" field in your Yahoo Calendar for recording the booking type
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