google calendar wont show on display

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the Widget Google Calendar works fine in preview. But when i shedule it to run on of my displays a blank page shows up. I have followed the tutorials - no success..What can I do?
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Niels,

Of the Presentations I found that contained the Calendar Widget, the Placeholder the Widget was in was set to show on select Displays.  If the intention was to have it show on a different Display other than the ones selected, it could have the result of not showing anything.

I did notice that the Presentations were also in a revised state.  For Displays to show the latest changes, you'll need to publish the Presentation.

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Thanks, - I have looked into the things you mention...no luck. I have tried to delete the presentation and start all over, but with the same result - a white page on the display. 

Anything else I could try?
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I made a copy of your Presentation and it works on my Displays.

Can you try restarting the Display (you can do this via the Display's page and pressing the Restart Player button).

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I still cant make it work. So all help is appreciated.

Here is a screenshot of the error messagehttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1P4nm6-2tdWL5llgL6CTYTxTRi3e4wiWVaXp30qD_64k/edit?usp=sharing
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Niels,

Can you provide the presentation ID for the presentation experiencing the error?
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When I look at the calendar, there doesn't appear to be anything set for today.  Can you confirm that there are events scheduled?  Currently the Widget is set to show only today's events.

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There are events scheduled now. I didnt have anything set because the calendar isnt working. I want the widget to show events for the day......
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Niels,

I am still not seeing an event for today on the calendar in your presentation. I have changed the widget to display for this week, and it is displaying properly http://www.screencast.com/t/DL5SAFuAtB4l
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I am trying to use the new widget with this calendar ID:  baxter.k12.ia.us_mjh3rtuvu5kg7m6rumhe...

Can't get it to show.  Can you help?
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I'm not seeing anything wrong with the calendar id.

Are you able to Preview the Presentation?  Also, to confirm, you are using the Calendar Widget, and not the old Calendar Gadget, correct? If using the Widget, you'll see a Configure link, as well as the type of content (Widget).


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I see both those.  It does not appear in my preview either.
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If I'm looking at the proper Presentation, I believe what you're seeing is a result of black font on a black background. If you change the font color for the various settings to be a lighter shade, you should see improved results.


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Duh!  I'm an idiot.  Thanks for your help and sorry for wasting your time.
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Happy to be of service.  Don't consider it a waste of time.