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For Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.0: Click on the "Calendars" button on the main window to show the sidebar of calendars. Right mouse click on the calendar you want to ignore alerts from & choose "Get Info" Check ON "Ignore Alerts" & click "OK" Seems as thought you don't have to globally set this preference, you can now selectively choose which ...


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I wrote an answer to a question about scheduling jobs that could solve a few of the issues for you. That was mostly for a one off time though versus ongoing. If you have an ongoing job, like one that you would have scheduled through iCal, launchd will work nicely as well. But if you want an outright replacement to something similar to what you did with ...


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For some reason, holding Option down with the keyboard shortcuts doesn't work (iCal just beeps at you), but you can change the keyboard shortcuts in System Preferences to include the Option key, then it'll work. For example, I changed the shortcut for "Next" from Cmd-Right Arrow to Cmd-Option-Right Arrow and changed "Previous" to Cmd-Option-Left Arrow. Now ...


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As far as I am aware, invoking iCal's "refresh" function, under the Calendar menu should do all server side communication and updates. Refresh will only update the calendar that hosts the event you currently have (or last had) selected. Refresh All will of course update all of your calendars. This should be a two-way process, and not just pulling down new ...


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I've been extremely happy with iCloud syncing between MacBook Pro, iPhone, and iPad. Once set up it works flawlessly and reliably unlike MobileMe which I had for years and was useful but never totally trustworthy. iCloud really is a great solution for syncing address book and calendar and reminders. I'm also enjoying it's syncing of bookmarks and other ...


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It's possible to do that with AppleScript. If you're familiar with this technology, you should just browse iCal and Mail respective dictionary. If not, that's the occasion to become familiar ! This is a great place to start. Here's a very basic script you could use (tested on Snow Leopard only, but should work fine on Lion as well) : tell application ...


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No. With iCloud and its supporting operating systems (iOS 5 and OS X 10.7.2), Apple has split the calendar stores on its online CalDAV servers to be either event-only, or task-only. Reminders sync to task-only calendars. See this Apple Support article for some details.


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Deleting the task doesn't prompt you to delete all the other events? Can't you just remove the mail reminder? Set it from Email to None. iCal should then just prompt you if you want to update all the recurring tasks.


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I'm running Snow Leopard and my iCal Get Info command allows me to change colors. Here's a screen capture where I can make this change. To reach this window, I highlight the exchange "Calendar" in the left hand sidebar of iCal and enter Cmd I. In my iCal setup, I have "Home" (orange) "Gmail" (blue)and "Exchange" (red). I can get info and change the ...


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Select one of the calendars you want to merge choose File->Export...->Export Make sure the filename matches the calender you've chosen above. The calendar will be exported to a .ics file Choose File->Import...->Import and find the file you've just saved. ical will ask you to which calendar it should add the events. Just select the another one of the ...


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Google calendars other than your default calendar are treated as delegated calendars by iCal. To get them to open in the main screen go to iCal > Preferences > Accounts, select your google account, click the tab for Delegation, then check the boxes next to the calendars you want to display in your main calendar window. Now in the upper left hand corner of ...


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This answer's for iCal, since I don't have BusyCal, but I would assume that it has similar functionality. Hopefully, it can help you to find the right control, even if it's not exactly right. In iCal, you can right-click on a shared calendar in the calendar list and Get Info on it. In the dialog that pops up (see picture), there's a checkbox to ignore ...


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You can disable all alerts, including email alerts, in ical via iCal --> Preferences --> Advanced --> Turn off all alarms If you need to have iCal display alarms on the mac, but simply not send the email, then you will need to turn to other software. Here are two applications that help tame iCal notifications: ...


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For an Exchange account the only way I found to clear old invites out was to log into Outlook Web Access in my web browser and decline them without sending an email in there. Just go to the same dates specified in iCal for the invites and use the right click menu in the calendar tab to decline them.


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It appears that Apple did not carry over the "Run Script" functionality from iCal to Calendar in Mac OS X 10.8, aka Mountain Lion. You can schedule applications to run on Mac OS X in a number of ways. Built-In Scheduling Tools The preferred built-in scheduling method is to use launchd (launch daemon). To use launchd you create launchd job tickets and ...


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iCal is limited to the view modes you see in the main window - Day, Week, Month and Year. It's not very customizable. However as an alternative, you might want to look at BusyCal. It's a pretty well regarded app. The two word pitch is "iCal Pro". It integrates with the system calendar, so all the built-in calendar based functions work fine, and in addition ...


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I started encountering a similar problem with my Google for Business account last week. Mail.app was okay but Calendar refused to sync, returning the error message that "Your calendar URL is not a location that supports this request." every time Calendar tried to sync. The solution was delete the account completely from System Preferences -> Mail, Contacts ...


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Note this problem occurred for me after changing my Google password. On starting Calendar (a week or two after changing my password) it asked me for my password, as it couldn't access my Google account [expected behaviour]. I gave it my new password, and it seemed happy. HOWEVER the problem still remained. The fix is definitely like the other poster ...


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To do so just: On iCal go to Preferences / Accounts. In the panel on the left, click the + button to add an account. Fill in the information, being: Account Type: Google. Although you can either use Automatic or CalDAV, and the System will detect the proper account type. Email Address: The email which you are using to log into the Calendar. The ...


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Note: This answer assumes you're using either the day- or the week-display. On OS X 10.7 and up, the calendar indicates that there are events that aren't displayed on the screen with a tiny "flob" better explained by this screenshot: You can see that on both the 18th and the 19th there are some events not being shown. These will stay on the screen until ...


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Though not a selective copy, you could use Migration Assistant (under /Applications/Utilities) to copy your entire user data from the older hard drive to the Mac. Turn off Time Machine before doing this (to avoid unnecessary backups and slowing down the migration). Since you already have the user account and Migration Assistant has created a second account, ...


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The approach I took was to sync my phone with the gmail calendar and then sync iCal with google calendar. I don't sync directly between phone and mac. I can add events on all three now and it will sync between all of them. edit: I've been asked to post up a screengrab, but it honestly isn't needed. I've seen the guides on setting up CalDav but it's ...


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The iOS devices will sync with a Mac when they're connected to it and you sync via iTunes, so we don't need to worry about those. MarkSpace's SyncTogether product will allow you to sync your calendars and address book (and some other stuff) between the Macs. BusySync (or its big brother BusyCal) will do the calendars but not the address book. Fruux does ...


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Have you seen the following menu in Keychain Access app? Open Keychain Access app (use spotlight!), select your login Keychain and in the Edit menu: select 'Change Settings for Keychain “login”…’ This brings you the following screen: If you have either of those, iCal will find the Keychain locked when it tries to sync.


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There's no official way to achieve this, however you can try a trick involving deactivating / reactivating calendars in a certain order until they match the colour you want.


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You can use iCal's new 'plain English" approach to specify a starting time. Double-click to create the new event, and include "at 6pm" or whatever when you type in the description. When you hit Return, your event will show the required starting time and will default to a duration of one hour.


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Unfortunately, no, you can not add Quick Events to specific calendar. It seems the design conceit here is that having to think about which calendar you want to add the event to would make it not-quick. That said, here are a few work arounds: You can change the calendar that your event is added to after you hit enter in the pop-up box. Unfortunately you ...


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This is the best work around I've been able to come up with: set the default calendar for new events to 'selected calendar', and select the required calendar in the calendar list either by moving through it with the arrow keys, or by jumping to a calendar by typing the first few letters of its name.


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BusyCal is the best answer I can give you if you only want to sync calendars to Google. I would also highly recommend SpanningSync which will also sync your Contacts in a much better and more reliable manner than Address Book will. (I have no affiliation with either company, and am a paying customer/user of both. I use/love BusyCal for my calendar, but ...


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There is a solution to your issue but it requires a little AppleScript jiggery pokery. Johan Bruning posted an AppleScript for this on GitHub. He's included instructions for installing it in the README which is also visible on the project's GitHub page. In his blog post about the script he writes, "I am happy to report it works like a charm and my iCal now ...



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