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Appointment recurrence

You can configure recurrence if you want appointments to repeat on a regular basis. An indicative icon will appear on the top left corner of their badges in the Calendar.

Configure appointment recurrence

To configure appointment recurrence, from the Appointment window, select Edit recurrence to open the Appointment-Recurrence window.

If a recurrence has already been configured, GEM-CAR will give you the following options.

  • Open this occurrence: Select this option to configure this occurrence of the appointment only.
  • Open the series: Select this option to configure the recurrence of all occurrences of the appointment.

Appointment recurrence options

Appointment time

Use one of the methods below to set the Appointment time.

  • Select the start time and the duration. The end time will automatically adjust.
  • Select the start time and the end time. The duration will automatically adjust.

Recurrence pattern

To configure the recurrence pattern, select daily, weekly, monthly, or yearly and follow the guidelines below for their respective options.

Daily

  • To configure a day interval, select Every and enter a numerical value in the field. For example, the appointment could repeat every day or every two days.
  • To configure a recurrence on weekdays, select Every weekday.

Weekly

  • To configure the week interval, select Recur every and enter a numerical value in the field. For example, the appointment could repeat every week or every two weeks.
  • To include or exclude specific days, select or deselect their respective checkboxes.

Monthly

  • To make the appointment recur on a specific day each month, select Day and enter a numerical value in the field. As in the example above, you could make the appointment recur on the 13th day of the month.
  • To base the recurrence on other criteria, select The and select the criteria using the two drop-down menus. As in the example above, you could configure a recurrence the first day of the month.
  • To configure the month interval, enter a numerical value in the Of every fields. As in the examples above, the appointment could repeat every month on the 13th day or the first day.

Yearly

  • To make the appointment recur on a specific day each year, select Every, select the month using the drop-down menu, and enter a numerical value in the field. As in the example above, you could make the appointment recur yearly on August 13.
  • To base the recurrence on other criteria, select The and select the criteria using the three drop-down menus. As in the example above, the appointment could repeat yearly on the first day of August.

Range of recurrence

  • To determine the recurrence start date, go to the Mini calendar and select a date.
  • If you don't want the recurrence to end, select No end date.
  • To make the recurrence stop after a given number or occurrences, select End after and enter a numerical value.
  • To end the recurrence on a specific day, select End by, go to the Mini Calendar, and select a date.

Cancel appointment recurrence

To cancel an appointment recurrence, follow the following instructions.

  1. From the Appointment window, select Edit recurrence.
  2. Select Remove recurrence.