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iCal 4.0.4 Default alarm times are wacky - 338 hours before

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Michael Diehr Level 1 Level 1 (65 points)
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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)
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