A calendar is visual representation of time, often charted by months, weeks, or days. Often, a calendar app will help one organize events on a calendar, and sometimes provide alerts or reminders as well.

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Hide specific calendars from Notification Center

I currently have five Calendar events displaying in Notification Center at a time. However, I have one specific calendar that I'd like to hide from it, as it has too many events for the ...
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How do I enable the Debug menu in Calendar?

The following command entered in Terminal will enable the Debug menu in iCal (Lion): defaults write com.apple.iCal IncludeDebugMenu YES I would like to accomplish the same thing in Calendar ...
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10.8 reminders snooze duration

When I get either a Calendar or Reminders notification, I have the option to 'snooze': I would like to be able to say something like 'remind me in 10 minutes' or 'remind me in 2 hours' (much like ...
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How do I stop iCal from launching Mail.app?

I do not use Mail.app, instead using Postbox 2 for all my email needs. I do use iCal for my calendaring, syncing it with my Google Apps accounts. Whenever iCal wants to send a reminder, it tries to ...
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Google Calendar sync not working in Mountain Lion

Last week my OS X Calendar stopped syncing to Google Calendar. Past events are still there, but new events aren't pushed to Google anymore. I already tried deleting Calendar's/iCals Cache and ...
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Can I create a private calendar appointment with an iPhone?

I understand that private is an Exchange concept, but I was hoping Apple would have implemented this feature since they are making use of ActiveSync. If the option is available it is certainly not ...
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how to force sync of calendars on iPhone?

I have various calendars from iCloud and Google and it's very often that an event will be deleted from Google calendar but the iPhone will still show it. The same calendar is on iCal on my Mac and it ...
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How to disable notifications for a single calendar, in iOS6

I have multiple calendars on my iPhone (iOS 6) and would like to know how to disable event notifications for just my work calendar (it's an Exchange account, if that makes any difference). I still ...
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What advanced calendar scheduling can Siri do?

I just found out that Siri can do complex calendar schedules, such as scheduling something for every three days. The calendar app has a very limited interface for complex scheduling, so I'm wondering ...
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Alert time discrepancies when synchronizing calendars between iOS 6 and OS X 10.8

Mac running OS X 10.8.2 and iPhone running iOS 6. There is an issue synchronizing the alert times of events created on Calendar. Both devices are set so that the default alert times are 30 min before ...
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How to select calendar with “Quick Event” in 10.7 iCal?

I really like the "Quick Event" mask in iCal under OS X lion: insert event name, start time, date and you're ready! except for the fact that sometimes I'd like to add an event to a particular calendar ...
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How can I use iCal and the iPhone calendar when I am travelling?

I often move between Ireland, Germany/Switzerland (same timezone) and Israel. I use MobileMe, iCal and (two) iPhones. The problem is that Apple's calendar applications seem to assume that everything ...
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Transfer reminders from iCal to Google Calendar

I switched from iCloud to Google calendar. I already transferred all my calendars via export/import to Google Calendar. Now I'd like to transfer my reminders from iCal/iCloud to Google Calendar. How ...
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How do I limit calendar notifications to certain calendars?

In Calendar, I have a number of "iCloud" calendars that I share with my wife. ("Family", "Me", "Her", etc.) so we can see when we're both free/busy. While I do want to see her whole schedule on my ...
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Synching iPhone with internet calendar (.ics)

Looks like my issue has been around for a while (iOS 5.0.1 (iPhone 4s) unable to synchronize with Internet Calendar File (ics)) — has anyone come up with a fix yet? I am trying to sync my iPhone ...
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Is it possible to suppress hidden calendars in iOS 5's notification view?

I like seeing my upcoming appointments in the notification view, but I have several subscribed calendars that I generally keep turned off, but keep around so I can reference them when necessary. ...
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How to turn off iOS Calendar Notifications for iCloud shared calendars

How can I turn off alerts for iCloud calendars that have been shared with me? I just want to see alerts for my calendar. Example: My girlfriend has a haircut today, and she set an alert to appear 15 ...
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Setting custom reminders for birthdays in ios calendar

When a contact is associated with a birthday in ios contacts app, I see that person's birthday appear as an all-day event in the calendar app. However, I don't see how to update the event so that a ...
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Can gray weekend coloring be eliminated on Calendar for Mavericks?

I'm running OS X 10.9.1 (Mavericks). The new calendar design has the weekends tinted gray. Fine, I suppose, if you're a 9-5er, but I'm a musician and weekends are my weekdays. Weeks aren't all the ...
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Hide 'On my iPhone' calendar when syncing with MobileMe

Ive now switched back over to MobileMe for all of my calendar stuff. I was wondering though, if I go to 'Calendars', it also displays a calendar 'On My iPhone'. I don't think I would ever want to ...
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Will iCloud sync interfere with Gmail Contacts/Calendars sync?

I'm looking to setup with iCloud, and I'm concerned with their desire to sync my contacts, calendars, and bookmarks. While I'm fine with the bookmarks, I am legitimately concerned about contacts and ...
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Can I synchronize my iPad calendar with a similar online calendar?

My question is a little vague, I'm sorry. I'll try to make it clear. I recently bought my iPad, and I fell in love with the calendar. I would like to start using it as my main calendar application, ...
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Is it possible to turn off the iPhone Calendar invitations badge/list?

Is it possible to turn off the new invite badge and the list of new invitations within the Calendar application on the iPhone? My boss has his assistant review his invitations and accept/deny them ...
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Is it possible to add iCloud Reminders to iCal calendars?

In iCloud, each Reminder is placed in a named list (called a "List" in the details dialog, and a "Calendar" in the context menu in iCal), but there seems to be no way to assign a reminder to an ...
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Mavericks calendar events longer than 3 hours

I am using Mavericks. I use Calendar in monthly mode and with times in 24 hour mode. When I enter or edit an event in Calendar.app it seems to be limited to 3 hours. First you have to deselect the ...
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How can I diagnose or fix the CalendarAgent occupying a whole CPU on Mountain Lion?

Since I upgraded to Mountain Lion from Lion I see the CalendarAgent process occupying a large amount of 1 CPU on my late-2008 MacBook Pro. To fix this (as suggested by a Google result) I tried ...
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How can I add more then one calendar from a same google account?

I have my default google calendar synchronized with my iPod-touch, and I would like to add other calendars from the same account, is there a way?
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Can't quit app launched through launchd

As it says in the title, "Can't quit app launched through launchd"—or more precisely, I can quit it, but it then automatically restarts again. Background: I prefer to use BusyCal, not iCal, but ...
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How to prevent calendar alerts from becoming Drafts (???) in Mail.app?

I don't know the rhyme or reason to it yet, but random calendar event notifications in Lion turn into drafts in my Mail.app drafts folder. I usually find these when I wake the machine up after it's ...
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Use iCloud calendar and contacts with non-Apple devices

A friend wants to sync his calendar (also his contacts if possible) with a non-iPhone device. Is there a way to connect a device to iCloud via Exchange or CalDav. If so where could the specific ...
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Is there a dashboard widget for Microsoft Outlook/Exchange calendar?

Does there exist a dashboard widget which displays my Outlook/Entourage and Exchange calendar?
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iPhone Birthdays vs OSX birthdays

My OSX calendar app is configured to show all the birthdays of my contacts (they are displayed as this special calendar with the parcel icon in OSX). It seems that iOS (6, on iPhone 5) does that too ...
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sync calendar and contacts without iCloud in Mavericks

How can I sync calender and contacts in Mavericks and iOS 7 without using iCloud (or any cloud for that matter)? Is the only option really to setup a CalDav and CardDav server in my local home WiFi ...
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How do I sync an iCal calendar across Lion, Lepoard, and iOS 5?

My Dad wants to be able to sync his iCal calendar across a Lion MBP, a Leopard MB, and an iPad running iOS 5. Since the Leopard MB doesn't support iCloud, I can't use that. How can I sync an iCal ...
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Why won't my iCal calendars display in the same window?

For a while (long enough that I almost finished writing a very long SE question about it), I thought Google Calendar wasn't syncing with iCal. Then, I realized that it in fact was, but all the ...
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iPhone does not sync events to Google Calendar

I am using Google Calendar on an up to date iPhone 4S. I also use my iCloud calendar. When I create an event in the Google Calendar in iOS's calendar app, the event is only visible on the iPhone. It ...
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How can I hide **some** birthdays in iOS Calendar?

I have entered the birthday for several of my Contacts, and these birthdays show up in Calendar. I know that I can enable or disable all birthdays by selecting or deslecting "Birthdays" from Show ...
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European week numbers to iOS calendar?

I have never really used the calendar in iOS and the below is the reason. I need week numbers for my work, studies, hobbies and almost everything -- that is why I am still using a paper calendar. If a ...
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Does OS X Calendar (née iCal) support RDATE?

I have an application that produces an iCalendar feed (RFC 5545). The calendar feed works on Google Calendar and on Android but I have been getting reports that it isn't working on OS X Calendar (aka ...
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Fix accepted invitation with “floating” timezone?

I'm using OS X 10.8.2, iOS 6.0, and an iCloud calendar shared between the two. I have timezone support enabled. When I accept an emailed ics calendar invitation, it shows up in iCloud calendar with ...
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What does an exclamation point mean next to an e-mail address in an iCal invitation?

I'm getting strange behavior with invitations I send from iCal to another .mac address. The invitations never show up (not in the invitee's inbox, nor in his iOS Calendar or iCal) and my iCal shows an ...
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Calendar alert sound on the iPodTouch isn't loud enough is there some “mobile” way to make it louder?

Calendar alert sound on the iPodTouch isn't loud enough is there some "mobile" way to make it louder?
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Why do some calendar events shift in time when daylight saving time goes into effect?

Recently the UK changed from winter time to summer time, I have noticed that the timing of some of my calendar appointments (Google Calendar via Google Sync) have also been shifted forwards by an ...
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iOS: how can I disable calendar alerts?

Is it possible to disable alerts coming from the Calendar app? I am talking about the on the screen pop-ups that come before the start of an event. You can turn off the alert sound in the Preferences, ...
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How do I connect the location of a calendar event with the iPad maps app?

I would like to be able to either navigate from a calendar event to its location within maps, or view all upcoming events on a map. Preferably, both. How do I connect the location of a calendar ...
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How to sync OS X Contacts and Calendar with Windows Phone?

How can I sync Windows Phone contacts and calendar with the Mac contacts and calendar? I have done some research and found the following: Windows Phone app …but it's taking care of the media only ...
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TODO manager with hierarchical TODOs?

I use KDE4 on my Linux machines, one of the tools I use a lot is KOrganizer. I love its TODO list which supports hierarchical (nested) tasks. Could someone recommend a similar application for Mac? If ...
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How can I have Calendar use an audible alarm for alerts?

Today I missed an event alert because I stepped away from my desk for a few minutes. What settings would affect whether Calendar Alerts have an audible alarm? Is there a way to force an audible alarm ...
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Siri and birthday events

One of Apple's calendar features on every device is that it takes the birthdays from the contacts and show them as a separate birthday calendar. This is a nice feature, but has a huge drawback in my ...
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Contacts in a calendar appointment

I've noticed that I can add contacts to a calendar appointment. What is this useful for? Will they be notified of the appointment? What can they do with the appointment? What is the whole purpose? I ...