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

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How can I use Sparrow to send iCal e-mail notifications instead of Mail.app?

I am really annoyed how iCal uses Mail.app to try to send e-mail notifications. It always pops up Mail.app and I do not want it to at all. How can I make iCal use Sparrow instead to send e-mail ...
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Problems with Google Calendars and iCal in Lion

I'm not sure WHY it is so hard to get calendar syncing to work right, but it does seem to be one of the problems of our age. I thought maybe finally with iCal 5 syncing with google calendars would ...
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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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Why are my events disappearing in iCal after upgrading to Lion and how can I fix it?

I have several calendars synced using MobileMe and after upgrading to Lion it is often the case that a day's worth of newly added events all disappear. This generally happens when I am in another ...
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Move all events from one iCal calendar to another

I would like to consolidate several iCal calendars. So, I'm wondering if there is a way to move all events from one iCal calendar to another. I'm not interested in changing the time, etc. of any of ...
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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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iCal and Mac Office 2011

I have a MacBook Pro user who uses Mac Office 2011 and he has been getting iCal invites from another user. When he gets them, he can't seem to respond to them (accept or decline).. the generated ...
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How can I prevent new iCal events from being all-day by default?

Up until Lion, I could double-click inside a particular date (in Month view) and it would automatically create a new event whose time that day defaulted to one hour. I could then change the starting ...
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Sync iCal and contact with Windows Mobile 6.5 in OSX Lion

How can I sync iCal and Address Book with Windows Mobile 6.5 in OS X Lion? I would prefer a simple solution. I very much don't want this information on the Internet and am willing to wait for my ...
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How do I sync my iCal with an Android smart phone from T-Mobile?

I am a T-Mobile customer wanting to upgrade to a smart phone. I would like to be able to sync my Macbook iCal to Gravity Smart or Mytouch 3G. Is this possible without being complicated?
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Manually move iCal into Lion

How can I import iCal event into Lion from either an iPhone or Snow Leopard? I have a Time Machine backup from Snow Leopard, and an iPhone, each with up-to-date iCal calendars. I have a clean Lion ...
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Mail.app in Lion - is there a way to create tasks from email?

I'm not sure if I haven't seen that in earlier versions of Mail.app, but I would really love to have the ability to create a task in iCal from an email - and that this task could link to the original ...
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An anomaly (bug?) in iCal in Lion?

Has anybody else noticed a problem with date display in iCal in Lion? It appears when "Show event times" is activated in the General tab of Calendar preferences. I spotted a date-display ...
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Using Gmail with Mail, Google Calendar with iCal

I currently use Gmail and Google Calendar for my primary email and calendar system. I've been using them both through the web interface so I can best take advantage of all the features. However I'm ...
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Phantom iCal calendar subscriptions won't go away after deleting and iCal missing from Mobile.me

I had subscribed to my meetup.com calendar via iCal and after a week decided to delete the calendar subscription by right clicking on the subscribed calendar name and clicking delete. However, I ...
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Creating a quick event in iCal using LaunchBar & AppleScript

what i want to figure out is how to send a String to iCal 5 on 10.7 which is interpreted the same way as creating a quick event, as if you press CMD+N with iCal in focus and then just type "tea at 5" ...
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How do I quickly change the current calendar being used for new events in Lion?

I have different calendars for various types of things that I use to schedule my days. This involves switching between the different calendars for different kinds of events when doing the scheduling. ...
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Disable page curl animation in Lion's iCal

I can live with the skeuomorphic skin of the new iCal, but the useless page curl animation when switching months is both slow and jittery. Is there any way to disable it?
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What does “Remove Alerts / Attachments / Reminders” mean in iCal?

I'm subscribing to a Google calendar using the new, lovely, Corinthian leather iCal on Lion, and it's asking me if I want to remove alerts, attachments, and reminders: What do these options mean?
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Can Snow Leopard Servers`s File Sharing (AFP), iCal, and iChat be updated without user logins/accounts and by individual iMacs?

My supervisor wants this setup. We have the internet service provider connected to a switch, and the switch has Snow Leopard Server and 5 iMacs connected to it. Is it possible to use File Sharing, ...
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Lock events (or disable drag and drop) in iCal

Drag & Drop in iCal is very convenient, but last time, I accidentally moved an appointment (or at least, I'm not sure, if I did...) Is it possible to somehow "lock" important appointments? Or ...
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How to sync multiple calendars (Exchange/Google) on a Mac?

I have 2 calendars, connected to my Mac in iCal (but I am not wedded to that app); Work provided Exchange calendar My Google Calendar (also work, but provided by me) I want to have both calendars ...
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Google Calendars disappeared in iCal

Suddenly, since today (not having installed todays OSX Update to 10.6.8, so still running 10.6.7), my Google Calendars ('delegates') have disappeared from iCal. Strangely, I found them in the Window ...
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iCal loads, but quits after a few seconds

I added a calendar from my Google account in Ical and now it quit about 3 seconds after loading. I have tried the solution described here: https://discussions.apple.com/message/3680441#3680441 but I ...
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iCal sending decline e-mails when it purges old calendar entries

I have iCal version 4.0.4. I have enabled the "Delete events 30 days after they have passed" preference option. When iCal purges these events, it is sending a decline e-mail to the event organizer. ...
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Sync errors between iCal and Google Calendars

For the most part iCal and Google Calendars via CalDAV just work for me. But irregularly, throughout the day, iCal will start bouncing in my dock and display a warning like the following: What I ...
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When sharing calendars on iCloud, how do I show other people that I'm occupied, but not why?

Now that I will be able to share iCal calendars (e.g. on iCloud, MobileMe), for events that are marked as private is there a way to make other people only see that I am occupied at a certain time but ...
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iCal Google Sync — how to get rid of folders?

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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marking iCal events as private and sync it with exchange, windows mobile

I am using Outlook/Exchange at work and iCal at home. I have one Outlook/iCal calender for all my appointments (both home and work). I sync between outlook and iCal using my windows mobile 6.5 phone, ...
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Move a bunch of ical events at once

I have got all the dates and times for my class seminars set in iCal, and I've also made week-long events that coincide with my colleges week numbering. The thing is, I forgot to let out this Easter ...
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What's a good “todo” widget for Mac OS X 10.6?

I'm considering small widgets like QuickCal, Anxiety, DoBeDo, etc. Integration with Mail/iCal would be great. What's your favorite?
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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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iCal with Google CalDAV issues

I currently have iCal syncing to one Google account with 1 main calendar and 3 sub-calendars (selected on Delegation tab). Let's say that this account is example@gmail.com. This is the only one ...
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Delete all events in iCal

How can I delete all events in iCal? I have a bunch of events (some reoccurring) that I want to delete. I don't want to have to manually delete/cut each event. I tried declining the events but that ...
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How to set a refresh rate in a Subscribed Calendar

using the ical on the iPhone / iPod Touch / iPad how can I set the refresh rate? or does it pick the refresh rate that I had set up in the Mac iCal App? If no refresh rate was given in the Mac iCal ...
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Is there a way to add To-Do's to iCal from the iPhone?

Is there a way to add To-Do's to iCal from the iPhone?
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Recieving Error Code 60 connecting iCal to OS X Server

I have a problem with my Mac mini running OS X Server 10.6.6. I want to use iCal and Address Book on my iPhone, iPad, and MacBook Pro. I started the two services without SSL. I installed port ...
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How can I use Gmail to sync my calendar between Mac OS X and Android?

I've recently bought an HTC Desire and I'd like to sync my calendar from my MacBook Pro (Os X 10.6.6) with the calendar from the phone. I suppose it would be easiest to do it over Gmail, but I'm not ...
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Can iCal merge Events of attendes into one shared event?

When I want to see which Events other Users in iCal are attending through the delegates tab then I get the same entry multiple times for Events which my delegates and I have accepted. Is it possible ...
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Automating .ics import from Mail to iCal

I've got a setup that will take all the events in a range of dates in Outlook 2007 (at work), create an .ics file for it, and email it to my home email address. The email comes with a few .gif files ...
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How do I automate a backup of new MobileMe calendar data

The new MobileMe iCal data lives in the cloud, and the data on your computer is actually a cache. This support article from Apple explains how to backup calendar data by exporting to an .ics file. I ...
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What is the best way to set up a shared calendar in iCal?

I am looking to have a shared calendar which my partner and I can access. I have a MobileMe account and my partner has a Google account. We both have Macs, I have an iPhone and she has a Blackberry. ...
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ical change color shading day and weekend

Is it possible to change the shading of the selected day/today/weekend in iCal? The light blue tone which is used to mark the current Day is almost impossible to recognise. Same Problem different ...
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Growl iCal invite notification

Is it possible to integrate Growl into iCal so that invitations made by other users are shown by Growl especially those which are pending? Alternatives to show iCal notifications are also welcome!
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Syncing Contacts and iCal between multiple macs and iOS?

I have a two macs, an iPod Touch and an iPad, so 4 devices in total. I wonder if there is a way to sync contacts and ical calendars between these devices automatically (or in case of the iPod/iPad ...
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Syncing iCal with Google calendar under 10.4?

Is it possible to sync iCal on Tiger with Google calendar? Upgrading to 10.5 isn't an option for my G5, but I'd love to be able to use iCal to access the years of calendar data I have on Google ...
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Entourage MyDay replacement

I am migrating from Entourage to Mac Mail. Entourage has a tool called MyDay which is quite handy for getting an overview over my appointments first day in the morning. Is there a competitive product ...
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iPhone Calendar.App and TimeZones

Is there a way to make the iPhone's Calendar App support timezones with appointments, or is there an alternative App that has multiple timezone support? I have a friend with an iPhone 4 (4.2.1) who ...
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Can I set OS X to automatically open ICS files in iCal?

Can I configure OS X so that the default open action on an ICS files is to open it in iCal?
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How to enable Subscribed Calendar to be in read/write mode? [closed]

As today, any Subscribed Calendar is added as Read Only to the iCal Application to confirm that. just double click in a day with the subscribed calendar selected and you will get this annoying popup ...