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tom.lewis.1986 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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Oct 23, 2013 2:08 AM

Just downloaded Mavericks and was really interested in the new location options available in calendar. I travel a lot for work and visit different schools every day. I don't have any of the schools in my contacts as there's no need but wanted a way of seamlessly having the map location and travel time on my calendar. Previously I have done this manually by entering the address from google and then the travel time from google maps online.

 

Basically my question is, is there a way of just typing a postcode in to a calendar appointment and have it show you the location and travel time? it works fine if i just type the postcode in to maps and send directions to my phone but hoped this would be more automated and easier.

 

Thanks.

MacBook Pro, OS X Mavericks (10.9)
  • the-macaddict Level 1 Level 1 (10 points)
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    Oct 23, 2013 5:03 AM (in response to tom.lewis.1986)

    It seems that you have to enter at least a street and and a city. If you enter only a postcode, the calender app will try to find a contact in your addressbook that matches.

  • sirwin241 Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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    Oct 23, 2013 2:04 PM (in response to tom.lewis.1986)

    LOL, Thats great for instance where I live has no road name, and when I use my address via contacts doesnt want to know, instead goes to a wrong address, if I put full address in maps it goes to wrong address, if just put postcode it goes to correct address.

     

    Hopefully and I am sure they will iron out the glitches as this will be extremly important and useful for me, they need to priortise to postcode if not found, type routine.

  • jportnoy Level 1 Level 1 (5 points)
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    Oct 23, 2013 2:59 PM (in response to tom.lewis.1986)

    Same issue here, but different question (just created a new thread). Does the "add location" field in Calendar only work for Contacts? It seems I can't type in a business name and have it link, even though I can do that in the Maps application.

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