Copying (duplicating) an appointment server-side

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  1. Dave
    Dave avatar
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    Aug 2012

    Posted 08 Feb 2010 Link to this post


    We are wondering how to access the low-level appointment data (like recordset ID or internal references) in order to duplicate a selected appointment including all its settings to a new date in timeline view (v. Q2_2009).
    We were looking at the exposed properties without finding something, but I guess we certainly missed something...

    Edit: The selection of the appointment occurs through a contextual menu.

    This has to be done server-side for technical reasons.
    Anybody has an idea?

  2. robertw102
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    Jul 2007

    Posted 08 Feb 2010 Link to this post

    I'm assuming the property you want is the Appointment.Clone(). This will return a duplicate of the appointment object.

    Is that what you're looking for?
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  4. Peter
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    Posted 09 Feb 2010 Link to this post

    Hi David,

    In addition to Robert's suggestion, we have recently had a question on how to copy and paste an appointment using the context menu. Here is sample code for this functionality:

    <telerik:RadAjaxPanel ID="RadAjaxPanel1" runat="server"
            <telerik:RadScheduler ID="RadScheduler1" runat="server" OnAppointmentContextMenuItemClicking="RadScheduler1_AppointmentContextMenuItemClicking"
                <AppointmentContextMenuSettings EnableDefault="true" /> 
                    <telerik:RadSchedulerContextMenu ID="RadSchedulerAppointmentContextMenu1" runat="server"
                            <telerik:RadMenuItem Text="Copy" Value="Copy"
                <TimeSlotContextMenuSettings EnableDefault="true" /> 
                    <telerik:RadSchedulerContextMenu ID="RadSchedulerTimeslotContextMenu1" runat="server"
                            <telerik:RadMenuItem Text="Paste" Value="Paste"

    protected void RadScheduler1_TimeSlotContextMenuItemClicking(object sender, TimeSlotContextMenuItemClickingEventArgs e) 
           if(Session["appointment"] != null
               Appointment a = Session["appointment"] as Appointment; 
               //The following achieves cut and paste: 
               //RadScheduler1.DeleteAppointment(a, true); 
               TimeSpan appDuration = a.Duration; 
               a.Start = e.TimeSlot.Start; 
               a.End = e.TimeSlot.Start.Add(appDuration); 
       protected void RadScheduler1_AppointmentContextMenuItemClicking(object sender, AppointmentContextMenuItemClickingEventArgs e) 
           Session["appointment"] = e.Appointment; 
       protected void Page_Init(object sender, EventArgs e) 
           XmlSchedulerProvider provider = new XmlSchedulerProvider(Server.MapPath("~/App_Data/Appointments.xml"), true); 
           RadScheduler1.Provider = provider; 

    Attached is a simple demo for reference.

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    the Telerik team

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