Edit iCal Event Titles Directly
In the Leopard version of iCal, double-clicking an event shows a summary of the event, and to edit the name (or anything else), you must click the Edit button in the summary pop-up. To bypass the summary and edit pop-ups entirely, Option-double-click the event name. That selects the text for editing, and you can make any changes you want. Click outside the event to save your changes.
Reuse of TidBITS material is governed by this Creative Commons License. Briefly, non-profit, non-commercial publications may reprint articles if full credit is given. Others please contact us for permission. Bylines should be given to the original author, and a reprint statement should look something like:
Reprinted from TidBITS#1081/20-Jun-11; reuse governed by Creative Commons license. TidBITS has offered years of thoughtful commentary on Apple and Internet topics. For free email subscriptions and access to the entire TidBITS archive, visit tidbits.com.
We use the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported license. Consult the license for details.