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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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Spam iCloud Calendar Invitations

Today I've suddenly received spam calendar invitation for $19.99 Ray Ban sunglasses (never subscribed, checked, searched or visited any related site, so clearly spam) and it has other visible email ...
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How to view public Exchange calendars from iCal?

In my company, people use shared Exchange calendars to organize their work. They see all the public calendars in Exchange after they login. Sadly, this doesn't work for me on Mac: after adding the ...
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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 know ...
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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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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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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 "n/...
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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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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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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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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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Why does not Calendar.app sync to exchange calendar on Mac OS X?

My problem is not this or this. Error message: "There was an error saving ical data. Calendar App encountered a critical error while saving to the database, and recent changes may be lost. More ...
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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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Prevent OSX from auto-detecting and deleting dates in iCal, Reminders

I use iCal's month view, so when creating an event I put it as all-day and put the event time in the title, like so: "3:30 meeting with Steve", "9am-10am TYO-NYC flight" (if you find it unusual, I'm ...
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How to add suite or apartment number to location in Calendar

How can the suite number, apartment number, etc. be added to the location in Calendar on MacOS and iOS? If an address is typed locations are suggested and Time to Leave alerts are enabled, but as ...
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How to remove automatically subscribed calendar for public holidays on my iPhone?

As you can see in the screenshot below, somehow my iPhone subscribed to a calendar which is called "Deutsche Feiertage" (German public holidays). How can I find out where this is coming from and how ...
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Turn off autocomplete event name internal to Apple's Calendar app on Mac OS?

This is not about system autocomplete, it's about an autocomplete internal to Calendar (autocompletion of the name of the event when you create one) - and is there any way to turn it off. I have many ...
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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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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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How to get calendar invites to come in as iCal and not as Google Calendar invites?

I use my Gmail email-address as my Apple ID. When people send me calendar invites, I only receive them on Google Calendar. And since I deactivated the calendar on my Macs for Gmail account, I don't ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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: ftp://username:password@domain....
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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 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 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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Delete (Group) Meeting From Calendar

I received an ical invite through gmail, which my IPad3 added to the calendar. But now I'm trying to delete the event, and there is no option to do so. I found a thread of discussion which says ...
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Mac High Sierra not able to open MacMail, iCal for more than 5 seconds

I am facing some issue with iCal and Mail Application. As soon I open it closes it self within 5 seconds. http://g.recordit.co/8q6iIK6cFS.gif I have tried following things Delete Following files ...
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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 ...