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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OS X Calendar - view shared Google calendars

I've been able to add a Google Calendar (CalDAV) account to OS X Calendar (v6, Mountain Lion 10.8.5) without problem, and all my own calendars show up. Is there a way of seeing calendars others have ...
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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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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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Ridiculous number of unnecessary empty birthday calendars that can't be deleted

I have an iPhone 5 running iOS 8.1.1. My Calendar app is showing me a ridiculous number of birthday calendars ("Friends' Birthdays" under Gmail, "Birthdays" under Facebook, and 8 separate calendars ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Is there anyway to turn off the dreaded slot machine date picker in iOS?

The date picker in iOS is awful. Every time I put something on my calendar it's a "game of chance" if I will notified about it. Combine that with a touch screen and you have a recipe for scheduling ...
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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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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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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 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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Acknowledging an Exchange calendar response triggers a new invitation

I have Calendar connected to an Exchange 2010 server. I created an event with several (~40) persons. When someone answers I sometimes (not always) have a notification in Calendar with an "OK" button. ...
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Microsoft Office, Exchange, Calendar, Snooze issue, Resending Invitation

So here is a weird bug, I've created a Reoccurring Meeting in OSX Outlook 2011 but every time I hit snooze using OSX Notifications the Meeting Invite is sent out again with the same time. Why is this ...
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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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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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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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Can't enable Gmail calendar syncing

I'm trying to enable calendar syncing for my work Gmail account (in System Preferences > Internet Accounts). I already have Mail and Messages enabled on the account with no problems. When I try to ...
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Why is iCloud not syncing my calendars on my iOS devices?

When I create or update a calendar event on one device, it is not being propagated to my other devices via iCloud despite having iCloud enabled for calendars on all my devices and the Apple ID being ...
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Can't turn off email alerts for events in Yosemite

After I've upgraded to Yosemite, I've started to receive email alerts about upcoming events from my Calendar. This is a typical email Return-Path: <my-email@gmail.com> Received: from ...
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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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iCal Google Sync — how to get rid of folders (delegates)?

I've got my calendars in Google, but when I sync them with iCal I get all these ugly folders. How can I clean this up?
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Do non-smartphones exist that are able to sync with any OS after Mountain Lion?

Currently I have a Nokia 6300 and a Mac with Mountain Lion installed. Calendar and Contacts sync through iSync via Bluetooth without a problem. I'm thinking of upgrading to Mavericks or Yosemite, but ...
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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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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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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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Setting Outlook.com contacts and calendar on OSX

There are similar questions regarding the synchronization of Outlook.com on AskDifferent, mostly related to the native OSX Mail app. However, I'm particularly interested in connecting the Contacts and ...
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Can I automatically launch an app at a specific time on Mavericks?

For years, I've been using iCal to automatically launch apps using alarms. I'd create a new event in iCal and set the alarm to launch an app rather than show a notification. The option to set alarms ...
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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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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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Sync only accepted Facebook events in iOS calendar

If I activate the Facebook calendar sync on my iOS device all events are input in my calendar. Even those I denied. It's there a way to sync only those I accepted? If it's not possible to do it with ...
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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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Possible to generate html/text/web version of calendar for sharing?

My work uses Microsoft Exchange for our mail system. I've been using Outlook for Mac 2011. Occasionally tried Mail. One feature I really miss from Outlook for Windows is the ability to paste my ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 do I get the Calendar app to stop asking me for my gmail password?

Since upgrading to Mavericks, the Calendar app will pester me for my gmail password every half hour or so, even though it already has the correct password stored. I've tried changing the password, ...