Calendar, whether Apple‘s built-in version or a third-party app, is the most basic necessity in today’s world. You can add your events, meetings, appointments and much more to the calendar and it will help you to cross-check your schedule prior to other events. On the MacBook Pro, you can use the Touch Bar to access tools in the Calendar app to make scheduling your life that much easier. Here is how to use the Touch Bar with the Calendar app on the MacBook Pro.
What you will see?
How to check events in the Calendar app with the Touch Bar?
In the Calendar app you can view your schedule by day, week, month, or year. The Touch Bar changes according to the view you select. When in the Day view, you’ll be able to scroll through your calendar, one day at a time. When your done looking at a daily account of your life, tap “Today” to go back to the current day.
Whereas, in the Week view, the Touch Bar will change and you can scroll through your calendar week-by-week. When you are ready done arranging your schedule, tap “Today” to return to the current day.
In the Month view, the Touch bar will show you each month, and you can scroll through on a monthly basis to check your schedule for the month. Tap “Today” to zoom back to the current day.
Whereas, in the Year view, you can scroll through the years, to check anniversaries and birthdays. The years extend out indefinitely.
When you select an event, you will see editing tools on the Touch Bar, which you can use to further address invitations and changes to your schedule.
Create and edit an event in the Calendar app with the Touch Bar
You can create a new event in the Calendar app by using the Touch Bar. Double-click the Calendar app to start a new event.
From that point, the Touch Bar can be utilized to choose various tools.
- Tap the calender in the most distant left of the Touch Bar to change which schedule you need to make the occasion for.
- Tap Location to enter a location where the event will take place.
- Click on Time to pick a time. You can drag the time selector to set an end time for the event. Whereas, for All Day, you can use the date selector to set an end date.
- On the off chance that you alter your perspective on an event occurring the entire day, tap the date on the Touch Bar to de-select it.
- Tap Invitees to invite others to your event. When you tap on Invitees, by default it shows the contact of the last person you sent or received an invitation to or from. Start typing a name to get more contact suggestions.
- Click on Add note or URL in the Calendar app, the Touch Bar will switch to show you word suggestions.
- Click on Add Attachment and select an attachment, the Touch Bar will switch to the Cancel or Open tools.
React to an event invitation in the Calendar app with the Touch Bar
When someone invites you to an event, you can choose to accept, decline, or respond if you’re not sure. You can access the following tools, plus a few more when responding to an event in the Calendar app:
- Tap on the Information icon ( “i” with a circle around it) to see details about the event, like who sent it, who else was invited and whether they plan to attend, etc.
- Click on the chat bubble to send a text message to everyone who are invited to the event.
- If you want to send an email to everyone who is invited to the event, you can tap on the Mail icon.
- Tap the check mark, question mark, or X to respond with whether or not you will be attending the event.
Customize the Touch Bar for the Calendar app
Although currently, you can’t customize the Touch Bar for the Calendar app. But it is possible that Apple will add more tools to the Calendar app in the future, which would allow us the option to select which tools we use the most to add to the Touch Bar. For now, the Touch Bar is limited enough that there aren’t any additional tools to add.
With the Calendar app, life becomes a little easy. You can keep a track of your meetings, events, anniversaries and much more. Moreover, you can view your events in the Calendar app by day, week, month, or year. When you select a particular view, the Touch Bar will change, based on that view. Also, when you get an invitation, you have the option of accepting, declining, or responding that you’re not sure about. Although, currently you cannot customize the Touch Bar for the Calendar app, maybe in future you get the option for that.