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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 do I stop email reminder from iCal?

I'm using Google calendar, and I subscribe to my Google Calendar from multiple computers. Whenever I set an event with (an) email reminder(s) on Google calendar, I'll get multiple emails because (1) ...
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How do I delete an iCal event without sending notifications?

If I try to delete an event on iCal, it offers me these options: Cancel Delete and Notify What if I want to delete without notifying? I'm running iCal 5.0.2 on OS X 10.7.3 using an Exchange account....
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Quick way to clear Calendar notifications?

For some reason, for exchange accounts, if I accept/deny calendar invitations on one computer, it would still stay as an alert on my other computers. The alert would not ask me to accept/reject, ...
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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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Calendar notifcation not disappearing

What is this "1" alerting me to? There does not appear to be anything in any of my Calendars that is requiring my attention. How can I get rid of this? I'm using a clean installation of Yosemite.
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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 to disable “changing a repeating event” dialog in Mac calendar?

I have a number of repeating events in Calendar (formerly iCal). I often make changes to individual ones on-the-go, but every time it asks me this: How can I make the default behaviour change a ...
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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 I'...
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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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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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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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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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Why does iCal often say “The server responded: 403 to operation CalDAVSetPropertyQueueableOperation.”

This happens on both my MacBooks running 10.7.3 and has done at least since 10.7 and with iCloud. My calendar seems to work fine from my iPhone. This popup says "Access to account “iCloud” is not ...
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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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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 to add location info to Calendar using “Quick Event”

In OS X Yosemite Calendar, I can quickly add an event by pressing Cmd-N and typing "lunch tomorrow 1-3pm at McDonalds". But how can I set a location? In this example, the event title will be "lunch ...
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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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Mac calendar app (iCal) displays error message “server responded with an error”

After upgrading to Mojave, the mac calendar app displays the following error when starting the app. "server responded with an error" Is this a problem with Mojave and the gmail server? The error ...
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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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Can I silence alarms from shared calendar (on a calendar-by-calendar basis)?

I use iCloud to share a family calendar with my wife (she owns the calendar, I am the sharee). She likes to make sure she gets plenty of alarms for events on the family calendar so she doesn't miss ...
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Can I change the color of the current date in Mavericks Calendar?

Unlike previous versions of Calendar, Mavericks Calendar uses a color to indicate the current day. This color clashes with many of the colors I've been using for years for various calendars (and is ...
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Can I automatically launch an app at a specific time on Mavericks?

For years, I've been using iCal to automatically launch apps using alarms. I'd create a new event in iCal and set the alarm to launch an app rather than show a notification. The option to set alarms ...
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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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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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I can't see Google Calendar on macOS Calendar app

I have had some sync issue with my Google calendars and my iPhone / iPad / macOS calendar app, so I have decided to try to fix it. I removed / added my Google Account from my iPhone and now I can ...
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Calendar (iCal) .ics format

I have a handful of events that I want to enter into Calendar. Since I have a lot of events, I'd like to copy/paste into a file and import the file, rather than enter them manually. Does anyone know ...
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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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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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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 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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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 do I get the Calendar app to stop asking me for my gmail password?

Since upgrading to Mavericks, the Calendar app will pester me for my gmail password every half hour or so, even though it already has the correct password stored. I've tried changing the password, ...
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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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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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Why (else) would my Calendar icon have a red badge (with numbers) on it?

Supposedly, the red badge that shows up on the Calendar icon in the app switcher (and the Dock, if anyone still uses that) represents invitations that you've not dealt with. That's a nice theory, but ...
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Can't dismiss invites from shared Google calendars in Calendar.app

At work we use Google Apps for Work. The calendar feature in Google Apps for Work allows you to add other colleagues' calendars to your own so that you can see their schedules. When I import my work ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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iCal and Google Calendar creating double notifications

I have a Google Calendar set up. I have set it up to send me E-Mail when an appointment is imminent. I connected the calendar with my new MacBook Pro's iCal. Now, both Google Calendar and iCal want ...
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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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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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Printing full calendar invitation?

I use OS X Mail and iCal connected to my company's MS Exchange server. Sometimes a co-worker sends a calendar invitation (using Outlook) with lots of agenda details in it. I'm trying to find a good ...
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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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Configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2

How can I configure Apple Mail to always open calendar invites in Fantastical 2? Typically in OS X dialogs, you'd: Right click on file Select Open With... Choose the application Select Always open ...