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Anyone knows of a way to update/view/edit iCal events using Terminal command line?

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Applescript should do the trick - see

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Thanks. I meant more like a live command-line, less automatic script, but a way to use Terminal like so: "ical add 12/12/09 13:45 Visit Mom" – Konzepz Oct 15 '09 at 17:16
You can call an Applescript from the terminal and pass arguments to it - see… for an example. – astrostl Oct 15 '09 at 17:38
This answer is out of date! – Ivo Flipse Mar 15 '11 at 18:58

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