Currently Being ModeratedOct 25, 2013 7:00 AM (in response to npatelaz)
I don't think that it is possible, even using Terminal. If you want to change your workflow, "all day" events can easily be created in the Day/Week view, but as you stated the Month view poses a problem.
Calendar Help says:
An event that lasts all day: In Day or Week view, double-click in the “All-day” section at the top of the calendar. An existing event last all day: In Day, Week, or Month view, double-click the event, click the date, then select “All-day.” A multiday event: In Week view, drag from the start time to the end time. You can drag across multiple days.
In Day or Month view, create an event. Then, enter the start and end dates and times.
An all-day event into a multiday event: In Week view, drag the all-day event across multiple days.
How to Change the Default Duration of New iCal Events - The Mac Observer was written over a year ago, but it may give you some other ideas.OS X Mavericks (10.9), iPad 3G, iPhone 4, 20GB iPod Color, iPod shuffle
Currently Being ModeratedOct 26, 2013 5:35 PM (in response to Ferd II)
Thanks for the response, Ferd II. I actually saw that site and attempted to played around with the event duration, but to no avail. It's a shame that Apple removed the ability to create all-day events from Month view; it was the logical duration for an event made in this view. Thanks for the help anyways.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 4, 2013 11:14 AM (in response to npatelaz)
My situation also. Thanks for the question and reply. I completely agree with npatelaz. Scheduling all-day events is a monthly experience for me and it ought to be available, since it was possible before.
Currently Being ModeratedNov 8, 2013 4:27 PM (in response to npatelaz)
I came across this thread because I was searching to see if Mavericks would correct the problem of defaulting to "all-day", and if so, would be one more reason to update. 95% of my events are not "all-day".
Calendar Preferences should allow setting the default for "all-day".
Currently Being ModeratedNov 13, 2013 6:27 AM (in response to npatelaz)
I work in Monthly and use all-day a lot as well. My new workaround with this change is: create a new event not by clicking in the day, but by clicking the + or using command-N. Then type the day you're adding to (such as Nov 13) followed by your event. This method defaults to all day.
Currently Being ModeratedJan 19, 2014 11:36 PM (in response to npatelaz)
Apple please give us option for this!
This will make our life easier.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 2, 2014 1:03 PM (in response to npatelaz)
I know I'm replying a bit late now, but you can right-click the day you want in month view and choose "New Event" and it will create an event which defaults to all-day.
Currently Being ModeratedApr 16, 2014 7:18 PM (in response to danielagos)
Thank you for a super tip, danielagos. I find this to be the fastest way to enter an all-day event in month view.