Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Configuring calendar alerts, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
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If you're an experienced Mac user or better yet, you've watched my Mountain…Lion essential training course, you know how to create alerts within an event, like so.…Here's Calendar, here's my event. Cmd+E to edit the event.…And here's the alert area, I can choose the kind of event that I want, it could be…a message. Message with sound.…I could send an e-mail message, or I can open a file.…So, let's say it's Message with Sound. Now, I can choose the interval before…which the alarm will go off. So, that can be 15 minutes before, or I…can change that to hours before, days before, minutes after, and so on and so forth.…
And that's all well and good, but suppose you don't want to configure alerts for…each and every event you create. No problem.…Calendar makes allowances for exactly that.…And this is what we're going to talk about now.…So, I'll go to Calendar > Preferences. And make sure that Alerts is selected.…It's within this window that you can create generic alerts that apply to any…events you create. Better yet, you can apply different…
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Skill Level Intermediate
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4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
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