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scheduling recurring meetings does not work as expected

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Hello all,

I have recently scheduled a number of recurring meetings. For two of them the schedule is not as I would expect it:
- one is scheduled for "every 2nd Monday at 10:30am"; why is the first occurence of that on 06/10?
- one is scheduled for "every 2nd Tuesday at 04:30pm"; why is the first occurence of that on 06/11?

Thanks for your help and regards,
Andy

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David Trey staff
Replied on May 16, 2013 - 12:05 UTC

Hello Andy,

Both these dates behave as expected.

"Every 2nd Monday at 10:30am" is scheduled on 06/10 because the second Monday in this month has already passed and the next 2nd Monday of the month June will be on 10th. After that the task will move to July 8th and will continue on each 2nd Monday of the month.

Same applies to "every 2nd Tuesday at 04:30pm" - the 2nd Tuesday of June is the 11th, then the second Tuesday of July will be the 9th and so on.

If you wanted to have a task recurring every 2 weeks and not on every 2nd day of the week in a month, please use the due dates:
- every 14 days at 10:30am starting Monday
- every 14 days at 4:30pm starting Tuesday


Best regards,
David

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Andy Puest premium
Replied on May 16, 2013 - 12:21 UTC

thanks a lot; I misread the description for "every 2nd week". Now it works fine :-)