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dtcm(user cmd)							dtcm(user cmd)

NAME
       dtcm -- The CDE Calendar	Manager.

SYNOPSIS
       dtcm [-vview]  [-ccalendar]  [-pprinter]

DESCRIPTION
       dtcm is the CDE appointment and resource	scheduling tool. Use it	to:

       - Display day, week, month, and year views of your calendar

       - Schedule single or repeating calendar entries

       - Browse	and edit another user's	calendar

       - Schedule reminders to give you	notice of events

       - Restrict access to your calendar

       - Print high-quality hardcopy

       - View and Schedule entries for a group of calendars

       - Change	the time zone context

       - Announce appointments via electronic mail

       - Schedule appointments received	in electronic mail

OPTIONS
       dtcm accepts all	of the standard	X Toolkit command line options as well
       as the following:

       -c calendar
		 Specifies the calendar	 to  display.  The  default  value  is
		 equivalent to $USER@$HOST.

       -p printer
		 Specifies  the	 default  printer. The default is the system's
		 default printer.

       -v view	 Specifies the initial view.  Values  can  be  "day",  "week",
		 "month" or "year".

CONCEPTS
       A  calendar  is	a persistent entity existing somewhere on the network,
       which contains scheduling data for a user.   A  calendar	 entry	is  an
       event  recorded within the context of a calendar. Calendar entries sup-
       ported by dtcm are appointment and to-do. Calendar entries can be  sin-
       gle, or repeat entries. A calendar entry	may have one or	more reminders
       associated with it. A reminder causes dtcm to notify you	by issuing  an
       alarm when the system time enters your specified	reminder notice	period
       before the event. When viewing your calendar, you have  the  notion  of
       the  current date, which	is the date you	last selected by selecting the
       Day View, or by clicking	in any of the other views.  The	 current  date
       does  not  change until you select another date,	even if	you have navi-
       gated out of a view that	would contain the current date.

       dtcm presents a network calendar	model. To operate on  a	 calendar  be-
       longing	to some	user on	the network, dtcm establishes a	session	with a
       calendar	server.	The calendar server is (conceptually at	least) a sepa-
       rate  process  running  on  the host where the calendar is located.  It
       manages all the calendars for the host on which it is running, and  can
       service	multiple  connected  applications simultaneously. The calendar
       server responds to authentication, session control and calendar	trans-
       actions	initiated  by dtcm. In addition	dtcm responds to events	occur-
       ring at the server, such	as updates caused by other connected  applica-
       tions instances.

USAGE
       dtcm has	a single main window, containing a graphical calendar. You can
       choose to view day, week, month or year in the main window.  Navigating
       between the views is achieved by	selecting the view from	the View menu,
       or by clicking one of the navigation buttons displayed in  the  current
       view.

       Menu Bar

       File Menu

       Print Current View
		 Prints	 hard-copy  based  on the currently displayed calendar
		 view.

       Print...	 Brings	up a Print Setup window	that allows you	to select  the
		 report	 type  to use for the currently	selected view, as well
		 as various printing options. You can specify a	 from/to  date
		 range,	 the  printer  name, and the number of copies. You can
		 set other more	generic	options, such as margins and  footers,
		 by clicking on	the More... button.

       Options...
		 Brings	 up  default  options  for  all	 of  dtcm's global at-
		 tributes.

       Exit	 Terminates the	dtcm application.

       Edit Menu

       Appointment...
		 Brings	up the appointment editor, described below.

       ToDo...	 Brings	up the to-do editor, described below.

       Properties...
		 Brings	up the properties dialog for  appointments  and	 to-do
		 entries.   This item is for properties	of calendar data enti-
		 ties. For properties of the dtcm application, use the Proper-
		 ties... entry in the File menu.

       View Menu

       Day	 Changes the current view in the main window to	Day View.

       Week	 Changes the current view in the main window to	Week View.

       Month	 Changes the current view in the main window to	Month View.

       Year	 Changes the current view in the main window to	Year View.

       Appointment List...
		 Brings	up the Appointment List	dialog.

       ToDo List...
		 Brings	up the ToDo List dialog.

       Find...	 Brings	up the Find dislog, which you can use to locate	calen-
		 dar entries by	specifying some	search criteria.

       Go to Date...
		 Brings	up the Go to Date dialog, which	allows you  to	change
		 the view to a specified date. This is a convenient way	to get
		 to dates that are distant from	the current date.

       Browse Menu

       Show Other Calendar...
		 Brings	up a dialog to let you connect to a different calendar
		 than  the  one	 currently  displayed, in the main window. You
		 will still be displaying a single calendar.

       Compare Calendars...
		 Brings	up the Compare Calendars dialog, described below.

       Menu Editor...
		 Brings	up a dialog that allows	you  to	 add  frequently  used
		 calendars  to	the  Browse  menu for this and future sessions
		 with dtcm.

       <user>@<host>

       ...	 This sequence of entries consists of your own calendar,  fol-
		 lowed	by  an	optional list of calendars that	you can	add to
		 the menu using	the Menu  Editor...  option  described	above.
		 Your own calendar always appears first. The other options are
		 listed	in alphabetical	order.

       Secondary Windows

       In addition to the main window, dtcm  has  several  secondary  windows,
       which give you access to	the scheduling and browsing features of	dtcm.

       The  Appointment	Editor allows scheduling of appointments.  An appoint-
       ment is the most	common type of calendar	entry. It is useful for	sched-
       uling  time-slots  in your calendar, and	can be exported	to other users
       either by direct	entry to their calendars, or through electronic	 mail.
       To  invoke  the appointment editor, select it from the Schedule menu in
       the main	window,	or double-click	anywhere  in  the  graphical  calendar
       view.

       The  To Do Editor allows	you to maintain	a list of to-do	items for your
       personal	use. To-do entries are not visible to other dtcm users who are
       browsing	 your  calendar; they are private to you. To-do	entries	differ
       from appointments in that they do not necessarily appear	 as  scheduled
       events  in your calendar	views. If they have a Due Date associated with
       them, you will see that on your calendar	view.  The main	purpose	of to-
       do  entries  is	to allow you to	maintain a list	of work	items, without
       necessarily allocating calendar time for	them. Invoke the to-do	editor
       from by selecting it form the Schedule menu in the main window.

       The  Group  Appointment Editor allows you to schedule an	appointment on
       multiple	calendars at once. Invoke  the	group  appointment  editor  by
       clicking	 Schedule  in the Compare Calendars window. You	may optionally
       announce	the appointment	over electronic	mail.

       The Compare Calendars window allows you to connect to several calendars
       simultaneously, and get a graphical overview of busy and	available time
       in the resultant	"virtual calendar". Invoke the compare calendars  win-
       dow by selecting	it from	the Browse menu	in the main window.

       The  Print Setup	Box window allows you to select	the report type	to use
       for the currently selected view.	In addition to selecting the view  in-
       formation,  you can set a number	of generic and printer-specific	print-
       ing options. For	example, you can send  the  output  to	a  file	 or  a
       printer.	  In  the  case	 of  printed  output, you can specify how many
       copies you want.	 You can also access another  window  to  set  options
       specific	to the printer/spooler you are using. For example, you can se-
       lect paper size,	one- or	two-sided printing, and	email notification  on
       completion of the print job.

       The  Options window, accessible from the	File menu, gives you access to
       the dtcm	options	that you can configure.	 There are several  categories
       of  options: Editor Defaults; Display Settings; Access List and Permis-
       sions; Printer Settings;	Date Format. Set the options to	suit your  re-
       quirements, and save them by clicking Apply.

RESOURCES
       dtcm supports a number of application resources to allow	you to config-
       ure its behaviour. The application class	name for dtcm is Dtcm. To  set
       application  resources, you can copy the	system default version of this
       file from /usr/local/dt/app-defaults/<LANG>/Dtcm	to a personal version,
       typically  ~/app-defaults/Dtcm, and edit	it with	your changes.  Follow-
       ing is the list of supported resources and their	default	values.

       Application Resources
       Name		       Class		       Type	       Default
       labelFont	       LabelFont	       XmRFontList     (varies)
       viewFont		       ViewFont		       XmRFontList     (varies)
       bold Font	       BoldFont		       XmRFontList     (varies)
       iconFont		       IconFont		       XmRFontList     -dt-application-bold-r-normal-sans
       applicationFontFamily   ApplicationFontFamily   XmRXmString     application

       dtcm*labelFont
		 Specifies the font to use for the labels  in  the  calendar's
		 views.

       dtcm*viewFont
		 Specifies the font to use for the text	of the appointments in
		 the calendar's	views.

       dtcm*boldFont
		 Specifies the font to use for the time	 ranges	 in  the  week
		 view.

       dtcm*iconFont
		 Specifies the icon font.

       dtcm*applicationFontFamily
		 Specifies the font family name	to use for the text of the ap-
		 pointments in the calendar's views. A font is used with  this
		 family	 name and an appropriate size to match the system font
		 size chosen via  dtstyle.   dtcm*viewFont  and	 dtcm*boldFont
		 have a	higher precedent than dtcm*applicationFontFamily.

FILES
       /usr/local/dt/bin/dtcm
		 This is the executable	for dtcm.

       /usr/local/dt/app-defaults/<LANG>/Dtcm
		 This  is  the	system-default	application  defaults file for
		 dtcm.

       /usr/local/dt/bin/rpc/cmsd
		 This is the calendar daemon (server) that  manages  calendars
		 on a machine.

       /var/spool/calendar/callog.<user>
		 This  is  the persistent calendar database for	a user on this
		 machine.

								dtcm(user cmd)

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