How do I export calendar events in Mozilla lightning

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How do I export calendar events in Mozilla Lightning?

I’m using Thunderbird 3.0.4.

(Sorry for such a basic question, but clicking on “Help contents” takes me to , and searching the knowledge base for lightning export got zero hits, and searching for export only got one irrelevant hit)

How to solve :

I know you bored from this bug, So we are here to help you! Take a deep breath and look at the explanation of your problem. We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first method because it is tested & true method that will 100% work for you.

Method 1

To export selected events from Thunderbird (not whole calendars):

  1. Select the events to export in the calendar view (multi-selection using Ctrl)
  2. Hit Ctrl+C
  3. Create a new text file in a text editor
  4. Ctrl+V there
  5. Save the file with ending .ics

Method 2

Found it … it was under “Events and Tasks”.

Note: Use and implement method 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂

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