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I have synced evolution to my google calendar and google contacts. That went well.

But why can't I edit any of my contact's birthdays in evolution? And why are those birthdays not displayed in evolution's calendar? The birthdays are present in the webcalendar of google.

Edit: I had allready tried the method suggested by Kory Wnuk in one of the answers below. For some reason I can't click okay in that dialog:

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When creating the new calendar in Evolution, did you select the correct Google Calendar?

I would suggest attempting to retrieve the Google Calendar list and selecting the appropriate one with your contact's birthdays. I am guessing that your default Google Calendar does not contain your contact;s birthdays. You may end up having to bring in multiple calendars from Google. At least that is what I had to do. Hope this helps.

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Hi and thanks. I allread tried that. See the edit of my question. –  con-f-use May 31 '11 at 8:05
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Just for completeness:

Purging Evolution and starting all over again helped my "okay is not clickable" problem. No idea why the okay bug occurred in the first place - I had tried at least ten times on different days with no success.

Then I was able to add the birthdays calendar from google to my evolution. Adding was done using the method in the picture of my original question.

Sill a feature in evolution would be nice, that allows editing birthdays in google contacts.

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