How can I change default reminder times per calendar?

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How can I change default reminder times per calendar?

Post by Weboh » 2016-11-19, 04:44

I have two different calendars. I want both of them to get reminders, but I want one to give me reminders a day in advance and the other to give me reminders an hour in advance. I know I can just manually change the time each time I add something to the calendar, but I'd rather Fossamail do it automatically since I always want the same period for each calendar. I posted the question on Mozillaline and got this code which is supposed to work when I add it to calendar-event-dialog.js:

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// load reminder details
if (cal.isEvent(item) &&
    getElementValue("item-title") == "New Event" &&
    document.getElementById("item-alarm").selectedIndex == 0) {
  if ( == "Alpha") {
    document.getElementById("item-alarm").selectedIndex = 7; // 1 hour before
  if ( == "Beta") {
    document.getElementById("item-alarm").selectedIndex = 11; // 1 day before

// hide rows based on if this is an event or todo
It doesn't work. I'm assuming that's because I'm using Fossamail and its Lighting extension. What would I need to do to make it work with Fossamail?