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What is the best way in OS X Lion to have a global keyboard shortcut for adding an event/reminder to iCal?

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  1. Fantastical

  2. Alfred or FastScripts plus:

    activate application "iCal"
    tell application "System Events" to keystroke "n" using command down
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Fantastical is as its name says! thanks! – flow Apr 25 '12 at 9:53

If all you're looking for is a quick way to add a reminder straight into iCal, use Remind Me Later

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There is a good Alfred extension extension which does this neatly:

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