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Set how many hours to see in Day and Week view in Calendar

In Calendar, to set how many hours to see in Day and Week view, choose Calendar>Preferences>General>Show __ hours at a time.

Switch your time zone in Calendar

In Calendar, to switch your calendar’s time zone, choose Calendar> Preferences, click Advanced, then select “Turn on time zone support”, then click the pop-up menu to the left of the Calendar search field and choose a time zone.

Add another alert to an event in Calendar

In Calendar, to add another alert to an event, place the pointer over the Alert pop-up menu, then click the Add Alert (+) button.

Get directions to a location for an event in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing info for an event to which a location has been added, click the map to open Maps and get directions.

Hide the Found in Mail calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to hide the Found in Mail calendar, choose Calendar>Preferences>General, then uncheck Show Found in Mail Calendar.

Scroll to the next year in Calendar

In Calendar, in Year view on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe down to scroll to the next year.

Create a new meeting in Calendar from Contacts

In Calendar, drag and drop a contact (or multiple contacts) from Contacts onto a date in Calendar to quickly create a new meeting event with them.

Change a calendar’s color in Calendar

In Calendar, to change a calendar’s color, Control-click the calendar’s name in the list, then choose a new color.

Choose what day of the week your week starts on in Calendar

In Calendar to choose what day of the week your week starts on, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click General and choose a day for “Start week on”.

Move an event 15 minutes later in Calendar

In Calendar, select an event in Day or Week view, then press Control-Down Arrow to move the event 15 minutes later.

Quickly switch views in Calendar

In Calendar, press Command-1, Command-2, Command-3, or Command-4 to quickly switch to Day view, Week view, Month view, or Year view, respectively.

Reply to an event invitation in Calendar

In Calendar, to reply to an event invitation without opening the event, Control-click the event in your calendar, then select Accept, Decline, or Maybe.

Stop subscribing to a shared calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to stop subscribing to someone else's shared calendar, Control-click the calendar in the calendar list, then choose Unsubscribe.

Go to the next year in Calendar

In Year view in Calendar, press Command-Right Arrow to go to the next year.

Close the Info window in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing the Info window for a selected event, press the Escape key to quickly close the window.

Change the duration of an all-day or multi-day event in Calendar

In Calendar, to change the duration of an all-day or multi-day event in Week or Month view, drag the left or right edge of the event.

Be notified when it's time to leave for events in Calendar

In Calendar, to automatically be notified when it's time to leave for events that contain a location, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click Alerts and select "Time to leave".

Set up a repeating event in Calendar

In Calendar, to set up a repeating event, double-click the event to view event details, then click the event's date, then click the Repeat pop-up menu and choose an option.

Be notified when it’s time to leave in Calendar

In Calendar, to automatically be notified when it’s time to leave for events that contain a location, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click Alerts and select "Time to leave".

Go to the next field in the info window in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing details for an event, press Tab to go to the next field in the info window.

Set when your days start and end in Calendar

In Calendar, to set when your days start and end, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click General, then click the "Day starts" and "Day ends" pop-up menus and select a time.

View an event's details in a separate window in Calendar

In Calendar, to view an event's details in a separate window, double-click the event, then drag the top edge of the event info window to where you want it.

Move an event to another calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to move an event to another calendar, Control-click the event, then choose a calendar from the pop-up menu.

Share an iCloud calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to share an iCloud calendar, Control-click the iCloud calendar in your Calendar List, then choose "Share Calendar" from the pop-up menu.

Show the Address panel in Calendar

In Calendar, to show the Address panel, choose Window> Address Panel, or press Option-Command-A.

Move an event to a different date in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing by Day, drag an event into the mini calendar in the upper-right corner of the window to move the event to a different date.

Turn off messages from Calendar in Notification Center

In Calendar, to turn off shared calendar messages or invitation messages in Notification Center, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click Alerts and select an option at the bottom.

Go to the previous field in the info window in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing details for an event, press Shift-Tab to go to the previous field in the info window.

Show the Availability panel in Calendar

In Calendar, to show the Availability panel, choose Window> Availability Panel, or press Shift-Command-A.

Dial a phone number in Calendar

In Calendar, click a phone number in an event's description to automatically dial the number using your iPhone with iOS 8.

Scroll to the previous year in Calendar

In Calendar, in Year view on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe up to scroll to the previous year.

Show details for a selected event in Calendar

In Calendar, press the Space bar to show details for a selected event.

Prevent alerts from appearing for a subscribed calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to prevent alerts from appearing for a subscribed calendar, Control-click it in the calendar list, then choose Get Info and select "Ignore alerts".

Exit full-screen view in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing your calendar in full-screen view, press Escape to exit.

Change the number of days displayed per week in Calendar

In Calendar, to change the number of days displayed per week, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click General and choose 5 or 7 for "Days per week".

Resend an invitation to a shared iCloud calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to resend an invitation to a shared iCloud calendar, click the broadcast icon next to the calendar in the Calendar list, then click the triangle next to an invitee and choose Invite Again.

Show a holidays calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to show a calendar with national holidays based on your region, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click General and select "Show Holidays calendar"

Hide the Address panel in Calendar

In Calendar, to hide the Address panel if it is showing, click its close button, or choose Window> Address Panel, or press Option-Command-A.

Send a message to all people invited to an event in Calendar

In Calendar, to send a message to all people invited to an event, Control-click the event, then choose "Message All Invitees" from the pop-up menu.

Enter full-screen view in Calendar

In Calendar, press Control-Command-F to enter Full-screen view.

Copy an event to a different date in Calendar

In Calendar, to copy (duplicate) an event to a different date, press and hold the Option key while dragging it.

Open a delegate's calendar in a separate window in Calendar

In Calendar, to open a delegate's calendar in a separate window, Control-click their name in the Delegates section of the Calendar list, then choose "Open Delegate in a Separate Window".

Save an invitation to a specific calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, when accepting an invitation via the Notifications button in the top left corner, click and hold "Accept" to select which calendar to save it to.

Open the event editor window in Calendar

In Calendar, press Command-E to open the event editor window for a selected event.

Move an event one week later in Calendar

In Calendar, select an event in Month view, then press Control-Option-Down Arrow to move the event one week later.

Make text bigger in Calendar

In Calendar, to make text bigger, press Command-Plus (+).

Send an email to all people invited to an event in Calendar

In Calendar, to send an email to all people invited to an event, Control-click the event, then choose "Email All Invitees".

Go to the next day in Calendar

In Day view in Calendar, press Command-Right Arrow to go to the next day.

Select the next event in Calendar

In Calendar, after selecting an event in the main calendar view, press Tab to select the next event.

Move an event to the next day in Calendar

In Calendar, press Shift-Control-Right Arrow to move a selected event to the next day.

Move an event one week earlier in Calendar

In Calendar, select an event in Month view, then press Control-Option-Up Arrow to move the event one week earlier.

Email details about a Calendar event

In Calendar, Control-click an event, then select "Mail Event" from the pop-up menu to send the event's details via Mail.

Switch from Month view to Day view in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing your calendar by month, double-click a day number to switch to Day view for that particular date.

Go to the previous day, week, month, or year in Calendar

In Calendar, press Command-Left Arrow to go to the previous day, week, month, or year.

Show declined events in Calendar

In Calendar, to show shared calendar events that you previously declined, choose View> Show Declined Events.

Hide the Availability panel in Calendar

In Calendar, to hide the Availability panel if it is showing, choose Window> Availability Panel, or press Shift-Command-A.

Move an event 15 minutes earlier in Calendar

In Calendar, select an event in Day or Week view, then press Control-Up Arrow to move the event 15 minutes earlier.

View a birthdays calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to view a calendar of friends' and family's birthdays entered in Contacts, choose Calendar> Preferences> General and select "Show Birthdays calendar".

Show information for an event in Calendar

In Calendar, to show information for an event, select it in your calendar, then press Command-I.

Add an event in Calendar

In Calendar, to quickly add an event, click Add (+) at the top of the calendar window, enter the event's info (such as "meeting Tuesday at 1PM"), then press Return.

Create a backup in Calendar

In Calendar, to create a backup file of your calendar, choose File> Export> Calendar Archive.

Make text smaller in Calendar

In Calendar, to make text smaller, press Command-Minus (-).

Exit full-screen view in Calendar

In Calendar, press Control-Command-F to exit full screen view.

Go to a specific date in Calendar

In Calendar, to go to a specific date, press Shift-Command-T.

Change the color of your calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to change the color of your calendar, click Calendars and select a calendar from the list, then choose Edit> Get Info and choose a new color from the pop-up menu.

Set your default calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to set your default calendar, into which new events are automatically added, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click General and select a calendar from the Default Calendar pop-up menu.

Select or deselect checkboxes in the Calandar list in Calendar

In Calendar, press the Space bar to select or deselect the checkbox for a selected calendar in the Calendar list.

Manually update all of your subscribed calendars in Calendar

In Calendar, to manually update all of your subscribed calendars, choose View> Refresh Calendars, or press Command-R.

Select the previous event in Calendar

In Calendar, after selecting an event in the main calendar view, press Shift-Tab to select the previous event.

Go to today’s date in Calendar

In Calendar, to go to today's date, press Command-T.

Open events in separate windows in Calendar

In Calendar, to always view event details in separate floating windows, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click Advanced and select the "Open events in separate windows" checkbox.

Move an event to the previous day in Calendar

In Calendar, press Shift-Control-Left Arrow to move a selected event to the previous day.

Go to the next or previous day, week, month, or year in Calendar

In Calendar on a Mac with a Multi-Touch trackpad, swipe left or right with two fingers to go to the next or previous day, week, month, or year.

Switch from Year view to Month view in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing your calendar in Year view, double-click a month's name to view that month in Month view.

Duplicate a selected event in Calendar

In Calendar, to duplicate a selected event, choose Edit> Duplicate, or press Command-D.

Set default alert and notification preferences in Calendar

In Calendar, to set default alert and notification preferences for Events and Birthdays, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click Alerts.

Rename a calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to rename a calendar, double-click the calendar’s name in the Calendar List, enter a new name, then press Return.

Switch to Year view in Calendar

In Calendar, to switch to Year view, press Command-4.

Make an existing event into an all-day event in Calendar

In Calendar, to make an existing event into an all-day event, double-click the event, click Edit, then select the "all-day" checkbox.

Hide details for a selected event in Calendar

In Calendar, press the Space bar to hide details for a selected event, if the event details are showing.

Show more months in the mini calendar in Calendar

In Calendar, to show more months in the mini calendar displayed at the bottom of the Calendar List sidebar, drag the top of the mini calendar up.

See a pop-up summary of a day's events in Calendar

In Calendar, when viewing by year, click any date in your calendar to see a pop-up summary of that day's events.

Show week numbers in Calendar

In Calendar, to show week numbers in your calendar, choose Calendar> Preferences, then click Advanced and select "Show week numbers".