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Displaying the calendar

To view the calendar, select "Calendar" from a community's top page. In addition to event information registered by community members, you can also view FINAL FANTASY XI official event information and information regarding version updates and maintenance.

You can change the way the calendar is displayed by switching between "month-based display" and "week-based display."

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The calendar displays a total of 13 months, including the current month, the past 7 months, and the next 7 months.

To change the currently displayed month or week, you can click on "Previous month," "Next month," "Previous week," or "Next week" from the top of the calendar. You can also display the current month or week by clicking on "This month" or "This week."

Event Types

There are 3 types of events registered by community members on the calendar: "Looking For Participants," where you can receive applications from members interested in participating in the event, "Recruitment Closed," where the recruiting period has ended or the preferred number of participants has been met, and "Event Announcement," which can be used to announce the details of an event without recruiting any participants. A yellow flag appearing to the left of an event marked "Currently Looking For Participants" or "Recruitment Closed" indicates that you are currently registered as a participant for that event

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In addition to the event types mentioned above, FINAL FANTASY XI official events and version update/maintenance information is also displayed on the calendar.

Icons corresponding to event type are displayed on the calendar to the left of the event title.

Explanation of icons

Icon Explanation
Eyic You are registered as a participant for this event.
Evic1 Currently Looking For Participants
Evic2 Recruitment Closed
Evic3 Event Announcement
Evic4 [Official] FINAL FANTASY XI Special Event
Evic5 [Official] Version Update/Maintenance Information



Registering a new event

Clicking on Edic1 on the community calendar for a community you are a member of will take you to the "New Event Registration" screen.

Since you can only register new events starting from the present day, you cannot click ondisplayed on past dates.

Registering "Looking For Participants" events

If you would like to make an announcement about your event and recruit participants at the same time, click "Looking For Participants" from the top of the "New Event Registration" screen.

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When registering a "Looking For Participants" event, you can freely set the recruiting period and the preferred number of participants.

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Organizer The organizer's character name will be automatically entered.
Event Title The event title can be up to 50 characters long. It cannot be left blank.
Category You can select an event category from one of the following.
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Event date and time By clicking Edic1 on the calendar, the date will be automatically entered. After confirming the date, please set the event's starting and ending times.
Recruiting period You can set the recruiting period to end on the day of the event or up to 7 days before the event. The time that the recruiting period ends is the same as the event's starting time.
Preferred number of participants You can set the preferred number of participants to a maximum of 64 players. If the event reaches the preferred number of participants, the event will automatically change to "Recruitment Closed ."
Meeting Place The meeting place can be up to 50 characters long.
Details The event details can be up to 1000 characters long. It cannot be left blank.
Event Display Settings Decide who will be able to see the event information by selecting one of the following.
Display only to community members
The event information will only be displayed to members of the same community.
Display to Logged-in members
The event information will be displayed to members of the same community as well as all logged-in users on the Linkshell Community.
Display on World Portal (public)
The event will be displayed on the "Linkshell Event Information" section of the World Portal. Also, the event information will be displayed to all users, regardless of their login status.
Comment Privacy Settings Comments can be posted for each event by participating members or logged-in users. Decide who will be able to post and view comments by selecting one of the following.
Only participants (logged-in users) permitted
Only logged-in users who have applied to participate in the event can post and view comments.
Other users (logged-in users who aren't participants) also permitted
Logged-in users can view and post comments even if they have not applied to participate in the event.
  • Because "event announcements" do not have participants, the comment feature can only be enabled or disabled.
Event Frequency Settings You can set whether an event will be regularly held or not. Event Frequency Settings consist of the following.
Event only done once
The event will only be registered for the day selected on the calendar.
Event repeated every week
The event will be registered to repeat every week. You can set which day of the week the event will be on.
Settings Time Limit
If you have selected "Event repeated every week," you can set how long the event will be repeated.

Click "Confirm" and "Register" after configuring all of the above to register the event on the calendar. If you set the Event Display Settings to "Display on World Portal (public)," the event information will be displayed in "Linkshell Event Information" on the World Portal.

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Registering "Event Announcements"

If you would like to make an announcement about your event without recruiting any participants, click "Event Announcement" from the top of the "New Event Registration" screen.

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Since you cannot recruit people with an event announcement, there is no recruiting period or preferred number of participants.
Also, please note that comment display settings for event announcements are different from "Looking for Participants" events.

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Posting comments

By enabling comments for a new event at the time of registration, logged-in users can view and post comments regarding strategies and personal opinions.

For "Looking for Participants" events, at the time of registration, you can configure whether only logged-in participants can post and view comments or whether all logged-in users can post and view comments.

For "Event Announcements," at the time of registration, you can select to either enable or disable comments.


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When registering to participate in an event, each participant can register his or her participant details.
On the "Participant Details" screen, you can configure your main job and support job for the event, as well as enter a participant comment. By clicking "Confirm" and then "Participate," you can complete registration while setting your participant details at the same time. Because participant job information and participant comments are treated as part of an event, they are shown to other users according to "Event Display Settings" instead of "Comment Display Settings."

Also, once you have set your participant details, you can edit them with the "Participant Details Editor" which can be accessed by clicking on "Edit" to the lower right of the participant details list.

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All participant job information and participant comments can be viewed by clicking on "Details" in the "Participant" section of an event's details.

Participating in an event

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Any logged-in user can participate in a "Looking for participants" event.

Clicking on an event title where Evic1 is displayed will take you to the event details screen. If you click "participate" on that screen, you will be registered as a participant for the event.

When registering for participation, you can set your main job and support job for the event and post participant comments.

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You can view a list of an event's participants and their main jobs and support jobs by clicking "Details" from the "Participants" section of an event's event details.

You can also edit participant details by clicking on "Edit" to the lower right of the participant details list and proceeding to the "Participant Details Editor."

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If you no longer wish to participate in an event, please go to the event details screen of an event you are registered for and click "Cancel Participation."

Managing events

Only the organizer of an event or a community member with managerial rights can delete an event or participant.

Deleting an event

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If you are the organizer of an event or a community member with managerial rights and would like to delete a registered event, display the event information and click "Event Deletion."

You will be taken to a confirmation screen where you can click "Delete" to delete all event information, comments, and participant details.

If Event Frequency Settings are enabled, you can choose to "Delete just this day's event," "Delete all events after a certain date," or "Delete all events."

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A member with managerial rights can also delete all of a community's events using the Community Manager.

Deleting a participant

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If you would like to delete (remove) a registered participant, first display the event information and click on "Participant Manager."

On the "Participant Deletion" screen, check the "Delete" box to the right of the participant you would like to delete, then click "Confirm," and lastly click "Delete" on the confirmation screen to complete participant deletion.

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