Skip navigation

iCal 4.0.4 Default alarm times are wacky - 338 hours before

4526 Views 37 Replies Latest reply: Aug 1, 2012 8:58 AM by Brian Yoder RSS
1 2 3 Previous Next
Michael Diehr Calculating status...
Currently Being Moderated
Apr 9, 2011 8:26 AM
iCal 4.0.4

1. In month view, double click a day to create a new event.
2. Click the 2nd alarm popup to add a second alarm.

Expected result:
The popup should have sensible options for the alert time

Actual result:
I get very wacky alarm times:

1 hour before
22 hours after
338 hours before
338 minutes before


Why? Other than 1 hour before, none of these defaults are useful, and it's annoying to have to manually edit the times. (Normally, I want a reminder 1 hour before and 1 day before, or 1 hour befor and 2 hours before).

p.s. Preferences/General: I have "Add default alarm to all new events and invitations : 120 minutes" enabled.

Message was edited by: Michael Diehr
MBP 15 C2D 2.2 (Santa Rosa), Mac OS X (10.6.7)
1 2 3 Previous Next

Actions

More Like This

  • Retrieving data ...

Bookmarked By (4)

Legend

  • This solved my question - 10 points
  • This helped me - 5 points
This site contains user submitted content, comments and opinions and is for informational purposes only. Apple disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conduct of any third parties in connection with or related to your use of the site. All postings and use of the content on this site are subject to the Apple Support Communities Terms of Use.