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

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Import iCal data from other mac

I need to consolidate two iCal installations: the data from my old laptop should be merged into my new laptop’s iCal data. I tried exporting the old iCal data and importing it on the new laptop. ...
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iCal failing to sync calendars with an Exchange 2010-based server - 'ical needs a valid email address'

iCal (Version 5.0.1 (1547.4) - Mac OS X 10.7.2) is failing to sync calendar entries for an Exchange account setup via System Preferences. While Mail and Address Book are able to send mail or sync to ...
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How do I change the email address that iCal alerts are sent to?

When I set up email alerts in iCal, a popup list allows me to choose one of my email addresses, but there is no way to enter a custom email address. How do I change the email address that iCal sends ...
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Safari / iCal scroll animation

When I started using Lion, there was this "smooth scroll animation" in iCal and Safari, so when I swiped my finders left/right the next month/week or previous website showed up with a nice slide ...
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Subscribe to an Lion/iCal/iCloud calendar from a Google calendar

Trying to subscribe to a shared iCal/iCloud calendar from a colleagues Google Calendar. Is this possible? It was easy under MobileMe but I can't seem to get it working under iCloud.
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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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Finding the Holy Grail of PIM. (Was: is there a good replacement for AddressBook Lion?)

The Address Book application in OS X Lion is sorely lacking in its ability to sync & combine contacts from different sources. Does anyone know of a good replacement? Update - My Holy Grail: I ...
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Outlook for Mac 2011 - How to sync with iCal (Google Calendar)?

This seems to be a common problem, but I couldn't find any solutions. I want to sync my Google Calendar with Outlook 2011 I tried this solution: Sync Google Calendar with iCal Then sync iCal ...
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Calendar sharing with iCloud and MobileMe

There are 3 different people, each needing to publish their own calendar, and view/edit the other calendars. Each has an iMac or macbook, and iPhone. Person 1 has MobileMe and is unable to upgrade to ...
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How can I reduce the size of iCal files?

I've exported one of my Google Calendars – 336kb I then imported it into iCal and exported it without modification – 1.7mb Is there a problem that would the file size increase so much? Is there ...
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My iCal isn't picking up invitations from iCloud. What can I do?

My boyfriend and I shared a MobileMe family account with our own email addresses. We also had our calendars shared. To keep each other in the loop, we occasionally invited each other to events. ...
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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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Is there a Safari Extension for adding Mail-style Data Detectors to Web Pages?

I love the Data Detectors in Apple Mail. Open a message that has a date or time in the content, and creating a new Calendar event is a snap. But this feature is not in Safari, so I'm wondering if ...
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Why aren't all calendars showing up in reminders

When I create a reminder in iCal on Mac OS 10.7 and try to assign a calendar to it then not all calendars seem show up. Is this normal?
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Mail, Contacts & Calendars crashes System Preferences; iCal and Mail also affected

When I open System Preferences and click the Mail, Contacts and Calendars icon, System Preferences crashes. In addition, iCal crashes on launch and Mail crashes when I try to open its preferences. ...
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What do the numbers after an invitee's status in iCal mean?

After the text describing the status of an invitee in iCal (in the context menu for the invitee) there is a number. For example I nearly always see numbers like 1.1 or 1.2: and occasionally I see ...
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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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How to change Mac OS X iCal's calendar color for Microsoft Exchange server account?

I'm using iCal for managing my schedules in my company. And my company is using Microsoft Exchange server for schedules. When I added the company account to iCal, it set the calendar color as orange. ...
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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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Stop Calendar from alerting me of reoccurring task?

I have a meeting every day at 10 am. At some point I clicked a link to add a reoccurring task to my calendar. Now every single day 10 minutes prior, Mail opens and I see an alert about the meeting. ...
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AppleScript for iCal events from Address Book entries

I want to create a script that creates alarmed events in iCal for birthdays of people that I have in my address book. Unfortunately, I am very bad working with AppleScript. Below is the outline of ...
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How can I get iCal to sync with iCloud while running Snow Leopard?

I have been looking for a few weeks for a workaround to get iCal on Snow leopard to sync with iOS 5 devices with iCloud. Is there a work around that will allow syncing as I cannot upgrade to OSX ...
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iChat can't authenticate to Lion Server 10.7.2

I've enabled iChat and iCal Server through our local 10.7.2 Server which has DNS set up correctly. I can add the server account via a client's System Preferences (under other - Mac OS X server) and it ...
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How do I force iCal to sync?

I've recently set up my Google Calendars to hook into iCal on OS X Lion. I've noticed though that when I make a change in iCal, it doesn't sync instantly to Google Calendar. I'm sure that iCal ...
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Why are all of my all-day events on my iPad on the wrong date?

All of my all-day events are a day "early" on my iPad. This applies to all-day events I have entered manually, birthdays (which I can edit indirectly through the Address Book), and synchronized ...
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Publicly sharing an iCal calendar to allow web viewing

When using iCal in Snow Leopard, I shared a calendar. I had two options for this - either a privately shared, editable calendar, or a publicably shared, view-only calendar. I used the latter option, ...
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How do I stop iCal from automatically adding alarms to new events?

I am running iCal on Snow Leopard and, whenever I add a new all day event, two alarms are automatically added, but only after I save the event. There are no alarms present when I create the event; ...
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iPod touch calendar - all of my events AM and PM are switched

So I recently got an iPod touch and synced it with my computer. I set it up to sync with iCal. Unfortunately, on my iPod, all of my events are switched from AM to PM and vice versa. Or at least they ...
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How can I schedule sending the day’s iCal events via email?

I followed this tutorial on creating a workflow using Automator that will email the events of the day from iCal to an email address. I would like this to be executed every morning at, say 4am, so it ...
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Is there a way to see or edit Reminder locations in iCal?

With iCloud it is possible to associate a location trigger with Reminders generated on an iOS 5 device, but there seems to be no way to view or edit these locations in iCal. Is that true? Is there a ...
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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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iCloud share group of calendars?

I've been using icalx.com to sync all my many calendars as a single group. When I turned on iCloud, all my calendar group structure completely disappeared and I see no way to re-add it. Is there any ...
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Why does iCloud have a different timezone for my calendar events than my devices do?

I set an appointment on iCal from 19:30 to 22:00. In the iCloud calendar it shows as 18:30 to 21:00. In iCal on Macbook Pro, on iPhone 4S and iPad 2 it shows the correct time i.e. 19:30 to 22:00! I ...
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Why don’t events created in iCal show up in my iCloud calendar?

Yesterday I installed Mac OS X 10.7.2, iOS5, and set up my iCloud.com account. I entered my iCloud details in System Preferences in Mac OS X, and in Settings on iOS. In both places, I set calendar ...
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Why don't accepted event invitations through MS Exchange show up in iCal?

I'm using Lion's iCal and Mail.app, and I've started working in a company where everyone uses MS Exchange. I haven't connected iCal to Exchange. When I receive an event invitation (sent with Outlook) ...
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How to set a default Calendar in iCal 10.7.2

Since I activated iCloud, iCal has changed the default calendar to new events to one which I do not want to use. How can I change the default calendar for iCal? I cannot find a setting!
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Calendar backup while away from time machine

I am occasionally away from my time machine disk. During these periods I would still like to backup my calendar in case the hard disk (MacBook's) crashes. Which file or directory should I copy to ...
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Is it possible to push the dismiss of a notification to MobileMe in iCal?

I have multiple devices set with the same MobileMe account. When I set up an alarm for an event, I get an alert box at right time on the computer I use at that moment. Right. But if I dismiss it on ...
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iCal & me.com file error (Snow Leopard) [closed]

Every day I get a couple of error messages on my Mac Pro iCal, presumably from Me.com, saying that I have a calendar file waiting. I click on OK, and then I always get another message, saying that ...
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How to add your university timetable to iCal?

Is there a common way to add institutional scheduling information (such as an individual's university course schedule or timetable) to iCal? In what format would it have to be published to be ...
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How do I get iCal push notifications working?

If I update an event on my iPhone 3GS running iOS 4.3.3, it is updated correctly on the MobileMe calendar web site, but not on iCal – I have to refresh the latter manually. I took a look at my system ...
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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 ...