A Growl notification lets you know if the event was posted properly.
It’s like QuickPack but it only handles calendar events. I wrote it mostly to learn how Quicksilver actions work. I’m a programmer; I like reinventing the wheel.
Along the way, I fixed a tiny bug with booleans in the Ruby library and kludged around a bug in the API (XML with multiple root elements is sometimes returned).
ruby -le 'puts $:').
curl http://antiflux.org/~grant/code/backpack_calendar.booleans_and_multiple_elements.diff | patch
~/Library/Application Support/Quicksilver/Actions. If you don’t have an
Actionsfolder, make one.
Backpack API. The account name is your Backpack user name. The password is your API token, which you can find on your Backpack account page.
calor similar to find the script.
Enter text as you would in Backpack:
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+reminder also work) will turn on a reminder for the event.
The first calendar (“Personal”) is the default. You can post to a different calendar by putting its name in square brackets:
If the Growl notification says “Event post failed”, it’s probably because Backpack doesn’t understand your date or time. Take a look at the examples on the Backpack Calendar.14 April 2007