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Event "when" in preview window wrong RRS feed

  • Question

  • An event was created with the following VTIMEZONE:

    BEGIN:VTIMEZONE
    TZID:W. Europe Standard Time
    BEGIN:STANDARD
    DTSTART:16010101T000000
    TZOFFSETFROM:+0100
    TZOFFSETTO:+0100
    END:STANDARD

    Event times:

    DTEND;TZID="W. Europe Standard Time":20170627T140000
    DTSTAMP:20170427T093000Z
    DTSTART;TZID="W. Europe Standard Time":20170627T093000

    In Outlook 2016 this message opens up and blocks out (in the preview) 7.30 - 12.00 (which is GMT but by then will be 8.30 - 13.00) and in the When bit correctly shows 8.30 - 13.00. It just so happens that this event is actually in Helsinki and so the 7.30 threw me off track because in BST that will be correct however either way the 'When' and actual blocked time should tie up together and they don't.

    So a) Is Outlook aware that the event is in Finland and adjusted to 7.30 correctly (accounting for BST) and (b) the "when" preview time and preview block time should both be the same and arent.

    On further research I believe this is because the person generating the entry omits (for whatever reason) the Daylight saving element of the VTIMEZONE bit which is what throws it.
    • Edited by Ukuser Friday, February 24, 2017 11:17 AM
    Friday, February 24, 2017 9:30 AM

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  • It would be better if you could upload some screenshots to elaborate on the issue.

    Best wishes.

    Monday, February 27, 2017 8:39 AM