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Apple's calendar application, bundled with every OS X installation. Renamed to "Calendar" in 10.8 Mountain Lion.

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Is there a way to see who created an event in a shared iCal calendar?

I'm using iCal to share numerous calendars with my wife. We're using iCloud to sync them. On occasion, I need to know which of us put an appointment on the calendar, but can't remember. I know ...
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iCal and Google Calendar Syncing

Is there a way to sync my iCalendar to my Google Calendar? I use the iCal application as my primary calendar resource, and I need to share that data via GoogleCalendar with my colleagues and I cannot ...
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How can you send calendar invites on iPhone 5 without using iCloud?

How can you send out calendar invites in the iPhone 5 Calendar app? I have synced my phone calendar with one Gmail account and Outlook. How can I create an entry on my phone and invite attendees ...
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how do I create a resource (room) in Exchange so it can be viewed like a calendar using iCal/Calendar?

We use Exchange 2010 and a mix of Macs and Windows PCs. However we are 75% or more Mac users. Most using Macs use iCal/Calendar and not Outlook. We can create a resource/room that shows up in the ...
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Change events alert default time in Apple Calendar

I need to change the alerts preference in Apple Calendar. I would like all the alerts for events on a particular day to be given the day before at a specific time (6 am). Now I can do the day before ...
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Is there any way to get rid of the gray area in iCal?

The gray area I'm referring to is the area that's not used, say from 12am to 6am. I want to get rid of this area entirely (It's not the color that's the issue). I don't use that space at all, so it ...
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iCal event invite colors

I receive ical event invites from my boss all time. Once I accept the invite and it goes to the ical on my mac, the color of the event changes into the default blue on my mac. My question is, how do I ...
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All calendars keep getting marked as visible

Every time I open iCal, all my calendars are marked as visible. I only use two of those calendars on a regular basis (the other ten are shared, special use calendars), so I uncheck all the ones I ...
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iCal/Calendar and GMail - constantly errors and problems

I'm using iCal/Calendar on MacOSX 10.8.2 and have one main account on GMail. It mostly works. However, about every 1 minute - 12 hours (it really varies a lot), I get some errors from iCal that it ...
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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 stop google calendars repeating events on additional calendars

This annoying behavior is that from time to time the additional calendars on my google account get repeated in the gmail account section and then in the Delegates section. I don't mind where they ...
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Sync iCal with Gmail instead of iCloud

I would like to edit my calendar either on iCal (running on my MacBook) or on Google calendar (running on my Samsung Galaxy), and see the calendar updated on the other device. I gathered that it is ...
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iCal does not update Google calender

I am using iCal. I have a strange problem. If I make a task in my Google calender, iCal automatically shows that task on the calender. But, if I put a task in my iCal, Google calender does not update ...
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Why won't iCal delete meetings when I'm sent a cancellation notice?

I'm on Lion. I have a client who sends meeting invites from her Outlook account (I think also Exchange server). If I click on the .ics attachment it goes into iCal and I can accept/decline/maybe. If ...
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How do I set iOS 6 iCal start of week preference to Monday?

Since I installed iOS 6 on my iPhone and iPad, iCal shows Sunday as the start of the week, rather than Monday. These iOS iCals are synced over iCloud with iCal on my Mac OS X desktop, which has a ...
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Can I restore individual iCal appointments using Time Machine?

I use Time Machine to backup my Mac. While it is very easy to restore files and folders, I can't do the same with appointments in iCal. I am trying to recover an entire calendar that was accidentally ...
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What could fix Calendar.app when one calendar does not show all events that should be synced with iCloud?

I use iCloud to sync 4 calendars between my iPhone 4 (running iOS 6.0.1), iPad 2 (running iOS 6.0.1) and MacBook Pro Mid 2012 running Mountain Lion (10.8.2). All events for 3 of the calendars sync ...
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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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Not all Google Calendar events synced to iOS

I've got an iPod Touch 5. I have a few calendars in Google Calendar, all which sync to my new device. However, some events from my primary calendar (the one with the same name as my email address) are ...
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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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2 colors for one ical event

Is it possible to put two colors, representing two people, for one event on iCal? For example, if both my wife and I are included on a calendar event, I would like to see both her and my colors ...
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Dashboard or iCal hang with 100% CPU usage

Running on Mac OS X 10.7.4, issues list this seem to be riddled in Google searches but nothing like my issue, which persists even when I take all the steps. My story... Brought up Dashboard today ...
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New iCal Meeting requests opening old calendar items

Ever since upgrading to Mountain Lion (10.8.2), I'm having an issue with my Calendar. It seems like all of the new meeting invites I receive are incorrectly associating with old meetings (2009 and ...
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Is there a way to change the timeout setting for iCal / Calendar in 10.8?

I have a user connected via iCal to an overworked old CalDAV server (running OS X Server 10.5.8) who was doing fine in OS X 10.6.8. The data (from a number of groups, and his own individual calendar) ...
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Calendar opens mail.app even though I've changed the default mail client to Sparrow

I changed the default mail client to Sparrow yet every time I try to decline a calendar invite, Mail.app launches to send the decline message. Any ideas?
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iCal: How can I define a custom sorting of reminders?

I would like to know how to define custom sorting criteria for reminders. For instance, I would like to define a sorting criteria that does the following: Sorts reminders whose due date falls ...
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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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iCal: How do I add new event types with new colors?

So iCal has "Work" and "Home" as two of its default event types associated with the colors green and blue respectively. How do I add a third event type, say "School", and set its color to be ...
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How can I sync multiple Google calendars in iCal?

I'm using iCal on Lion to sync with my Google Calendars. I set up iCal to use Google's CalDAV server and it successfully syncs my primary calendar, but not my others. How can I get it to sync the ...
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iCal events missing problem

I have recently updated my Mac OS X to 10.8 version. The iCal application is changed as "Calendar" app in OS X 10.8. The problem here is, I lost all data which I stored in iCal. Any suggestions to ...
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Problems importing an calendar event into iCal

I'm trying to import a calendar event from an ics file into iCal/Calendar: Event details SUMMARY:Class: ACCT 1001 1 Lecture(1829) Start date and time: 30/08/2012 and 3.00 PM End date: 12/12/2012 ...
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iCal DAV The Server Responded with an Error (HTTP 302) after sleeping

Often when my Macbook Pro Retina has been asleep, I get the following upon waking up: It is irritating because I get the bouncy iCal icon in my doc and have to dismiss the error message every time. ...
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How can I make an Apple script for iCal event?

I'm trying to find a script to create a specefic type of event with iCal. Actions that I'm looking for in the script are: Create an event Choose a time and date Choose an alarm Choose a specific ...
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Disable two week view in the Mountain Lion Calendar App

In Lion I enabled the "Top sekret" debug menu and checked the box to show 14 days in the weekview. In Lion it worked quite nice. Now I upgraded to Mountain Lion it doesn't work as nice as it was and ...
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Calendar Alarm While Machine Sleeps

I have a handful of Calendar Alarms I created in Automator to run at various times on my MacBook Pro (mainly overnight). However, it looks like if the machine is sleep then the Calendar Alarm is ...
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Can iCal scroll by week in month view?

It seems to be bad design that I can not just scroll down on the month view of Calendar, so that the grid just moves up. Going prev/next through the months is very uncomfortable any time you are ...
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iCal No Longer Runs Scripts?

I have some automated tasks in the form of AppleScripts which I would schedule to run overnight via an iCal event. The event would simply be set to "run script" at "0 minutes before the event" and ...
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Accept Invite in iCal - without Mail.app

Whenever I want to reply to an iCal event it opens up Mail.app to send the response. I don't use Mail.app and use Sparrow instead. Sparrow is set as the default mail client but that doesn't seem to ...
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How do I stop alerts from shared calendars in Calendar? (Checking “Ignore” doesn't work.)

I've checked the "Ignore Alarms" box, and I STILL get my wife's alerts. Any ideas about that? (Using Mountain Lion on my MacBook Air. Same thing happened with OSX Lion.)
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Google Calendar Delegates? [duplicate]

I've decided to start using my Google Calendar through iCal on my Mac. Although I've got a question regarding an annoying issue I'm having. When I go about adding calendars to my Google Calendar and ...
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Applescript won't play movie when waking from sleep

I have the following AppleScript, which is triggered by iCal to act as my alarm clock: set musicPath to the path to me as text set musicPath to text items 1 thru -12 of musicPath as text set ...
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Snooze button not working for iCal on Lion and Mountain Lion

I've been using iCal (now called Calendar.app) to view my Google Calendar calendars for a long time and generally haven't had a problem. However, in the last few weeks or months I've noticed that ...
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Why do I get a '“Calendar Cache” couldn't be moved' error when launching Calendar?

After upgrading to Mountain Lion, I get the following error message when I launch Calendar.app: "Calendar Cache couldn't be moved because you don't have permission to access "Calendars". When I ...
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Corrupt timezone in iCloud calendar

Somehow the timezone definitions in my iCal data got corrupted. When I download a shared calendar from iCloud, it contains this spurious timezone definition: BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:Europe/… ...
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iCal: How to display full event title?

I am new to Mac, Mac OS X and iCal. In the monthly view of iCal, I found it very inconvenient to read only the first 10-12 characters of an event's title. To read the full length title, I have to do ...
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iOS iCalendar (ICS) Integration

I am using an ICS-based solution for Mozilla Lightning, using FTP to access and modify an ICS file. How can this be integrated into the iPad? My URLs are of the form: ...
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How can I hide or ignore old Outlook iCal invitations?

I often ignore invitations to office events on my phone, and then answer them later from iCal on my Macbook. Sometimes there are old invitations for events that have already occurred. However, the ...
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Syncing iCal with Outlook2011

No matter what I do, I can't get new items that I add to Outlook 2011 calendar to actually show up in iCal. Is this a bug? Does anyone have a fix for this?
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How can I create an iCal alarm that doesn't get synced to all my computers?

I want to run an Automator script every three weeks that sends an email. I know how to create an alarm in iCal to run the automator script that sends the email. The problem is that the iCal event gets ...
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Lion iCal calendar event shows up as grey rather than colour of calendar it belongs to

I have an item in iCal that shows in grey rather than the (blue) colour of the calendar it belongs to. It also has an interrupted border rather than a flawless border. What does that mean? Update: ...