System and methods for scheduling and tracking events across multiple time zones

  • US 6,647,370 B1
  • Filed: 09/16/1998
  • Issued: 11/11/2003
  • Est. Priority Date: 02/29/1996
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. In a system having a processor, a method for displaying a plurality of event information items, including appointments, that each includes an associated time, wherein the times associated with the event information items are according to different time zones, the method comprising:

  • accepting, from a user, an entering of an event information item of the plurality of event information items according to one of the different time zones;

    converting by the system the times associated with the event information items into times according to a particular time zone, wherein the particular time zone differs from the one of the different time zones;

    providing a calendar view suitable for displaying at least some of the event information items using the particular time zone, wherein the calendar view includes time slots that each have an associated time label; and

    displaying the event information items using the times according to the particular time zone.

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