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6683 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Mar 4, 2010 11:27 AM by Stephen Bloch
...Is there a character in Mac that searches for everything?
Enter the " character in the iCal Search field which is located in the upper right hand corner of the iCal window. When you do that you will be presented with a results pane in the bottom of the iCal window. The results pane will have four columns at the top (Calendar/Date/Type/Title). Click on the "Calendar" column to see the results organized by specific calendars.
Alternately, you can (⌘ + click) on any calendar in the "CALENDARS" source pane to deselect all calendars, then the calendar that you want to display, and enter the " character in the search field. That will display only the entries associated with that particular calendar.
;~)IMac 24"/2.4GHZ/320GB/SD/AP/BT; iMac G4 17 80 GB 1.25GHZ, Mac OS X (10.6.2), 20GB iPod Color, iPod shuffle, iPhone
Wow! this is great. I seriously though this feature was gone, but the " in the search field does it all. Anything in the search field will bring up related items in the list view, but I never would have found that. Is there any hotkey or menu item to coincide with this function?
ps thanks a million!Whitebook 2GHz 4GB DDR2
Sorry, but I'm still working with ical 2.0.5 and I have the search field at the bottom of the window and, if I write ", it doesn't work at all (probably searching that character, and not everything)
Maybe I didn't understand or have I an (too much) older version of iCal?
ThanksPB g4, Mac OS X (10.4.11)
iCal for iPhone has a "List" view. I wish iCal for the desktop had it.
Occhineri, I don't have the old iCal handy to verify, but if you're using the one in 10.4, there's supposed to be some "list-view-like button on the lower right of the iCal window" that does it?
I read that here: http://tech.kateva.org/2008/10/restoring-ical-event-list-view-in.html
hope that helps
Duh! Why didn't I think of typing a double-quote mark by itself in the search box? SO much more obvious than having a "list view" icon at the bottom of the screen...
(In case anybody was wondering, that's sarcasm.)
I've been wondering for months where the list view had gone. Now I know how to get it back, as long as I don't develop Alzheimer's and forget this obscure trick.Intel desktop, Mac OS X (10.6.2)