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OS X Mountain Lion For Dummies by Bob Dr. Mac LeVitus

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Keeping Track with Calendar

9781118461990-ma028.tif Calendar is a wonderful program that provides multiple appointment calendars with alerts. More precisely, you can have multiple color-coded calendars, several types of visual, audible, and e-mailed alerts, repeating events, and more. You can publish your calendar(s) on the web for others to view (which requires an iCloud account or other WebDav server), and you can subscribe to calendars published by other Calendar users.

rantrave_4c.eps I love Calendar and keep it open at all times on my Macs. In the sections that follow, I share a handful of the features I find most useful.

Navigating Calendar views

Calendar lets you display the main Calendar window just the way you like it:

check.png You can view your calendar by the day, week, month, or year. Figure 9-1 shows a weekly view. To select a view, click the Day, Week, Month, or Year button at the top.

check.png To move back or forward, click the arrow buttons on either side of the Today button. You see the previous or next week in week view, yesterday or tomorrow in day view, and so on.

To go to today’s date, click the Go to Today button. ...

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