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How do I get iCal in Lion to read my old 10.6 calendar files, notational velocity files

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Jul 12, 2013 2:52 PM

Hi everyone,


I recently upgraded from 10.6 to 10.8 and did a clean install. I backed everything up using Time Machine and have chosen to transfer most things manually as there were a lot of applications and system files that I did not want to copy over. However, I've run into an issue when trying to transfer over my files for iCal -- I found the old calendar data in Users/my name/Library/Calendars, and copied it over into the Library file on my new machine. There wasn't a Calendars file yet, so I created it. However, when I open iCal, it doesn't show my old calendars-- I tried manually importing them, but it wants me to import each individual event -- there must be an easier way to do this. Where does iCal read its calendar data by default in 10.8? Do I have to do anything additional to get iCal to read it?


Additionally, I can't find my old notational velocity notes -- they should be in Application Support under my old Library files, but I am not seeing them. A spotlight search hasn't yielded anything. Anyone know where they might be? I hadn't changed the default, so I imagine they ought to be there.



MacBook Pro, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.4)


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