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Merge two iCal calendars into one new one Apps
This is a trick to merge calendars in iCal. Pick a calendar from the list in iCal, then export it to the desktop. Now drag the exported calendar file back into iCal, dropping it on the calendar name you want to merge it with. Now both calendars have merged into the latter.

You can delete the exported file from the desktop when done.
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Any way to get it without losing color coding?
Authored by: Anonymous on Sep 24, '02 09:34:37PM

I showed this hint to a friend of mine and he said that you lose the color coding...anyway to get around this or fix it? Thanks!



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Any way to get it without losing color coding?
Authored by: DougAdams on Sep 25, '02 06:33:24AM

When I merged, the "imported" Calendar assumed the color of the Calendar it was dropped on...



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Don't really understand this
Authored by: barrysharp on Sep 24, '02 09:44:16PM

If I check the Calendar boxes of the two Calendars aren't they then merged in either one of the Calendars selected in the main window? Why do you need to export/import to see a merge of two calendars?



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Check=Visible
Authored by: DougAdams on Sep 25, '02 06:30:10AM

Checking a Calendar in the Calendar Pane only makes the Calendar visible. (neat tip, BTW!)



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Don't really understand this
Authored by: johnch on Mar 27, '04 01:25:01AM

If you are managing more than one calendar but want to publish only one, for example.

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Merge Trick
Authored by: Base80 on Sep 25, '02 09:35:36PM

Sorry about the color thing but this is an iCal problem; it does not support categories as specified in the IETF standard (http://www.mit.edu/afs/athena/project/calsch/). If it would support them, any event could be styled/ colored according to their category and titel.
There is no workarround here.
This is not the only thing Apple has to address in future updates:
You should be able to click on a link in a calendar event (use )
You should be able to add images to events.
And you should be able to make group calendars, so that all members of a group can edit events

The whole merging thing also has to be simplified.



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Merge two iCal calendars into one new one
Authored by: fuigo on Sep 24, '08 08:26:46AM

Would using this method be risking having duplicates?



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Merge two iCal calendars into one new one
Authored by: f3rdito on Apr 14, '09 01:47:52PM

You shouldn't have duplicates if you delete the original calendar. Make sure you have the exported calendar in a safe place before deleting calendars from iCal. This worked for me. Try it, it works.



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Merge two iCal calendars into one new one
Authored by: f3rdito on Apr 14, '09 01:38:50PM

For some time now, I have wanted to merge my home and Google calendar. This trick took care of that, thanks!



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