Mac Tips Daily! #149 - iCal Searching

Mac OS X comes with a ton of great programs. iCal is probably one of my favorites, simply because I rely on it to keep me on schedule. Sometimes my calendar get so full, it's hard to keep everything straight. Fortunately, iCal has a 'Search' box. You can use it to find exactly what you are looking for.

For example, if I want to know all of the dates that show when I get paid, I simply type 'Payday' into the search box, because that is what I named the events.
Here is how to do it:
Open 'iCal'


Next, in the search box at the bottom, type in a keyword you are looking for. It has to be something you have added. For example, I am using 'Payday', because I created an event called 'Payday' to happen every two weeks. So, search for meaningful things to your calendar.

Another way to get even more granular is to click on the down arrow in the search box, and you can even get more specific on your searches. You can choose more specific searches, such as 'Events and To Dos', 'Locations', 'Event Notes' and more!

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