3. Adding a delegate

If you wish to allow another user to act on your behalf you will need to delegate access to them and set the permissions that you are willing to grant to them.

From the iCal menu click [File], then click [Preferences...], and then click the Accounts button on the Accounts window that appears. Finally select the Delegation button from within the accounts view.

Screen showing delegation configuration in iCal

Click the Edit button below at the bottom right hand corner of the window to start the process of adding a new delegate. This will bring up the Manage Account Access Window.

Screen showing Manage Account Access window as part of adding a delegate in
                            iCal

Click the + button in the bottom left hand corner of the window and a new entry will appear in the window and the cursor is placed within the "Name" field for you to start typing the name of the user you wish to add as a delegate. As you type text into the "Name" field a list of possible matches will appear and you can select the correct user from the list.

Screen showing Manage Account Access with list of possible matches in
                            iCal

Once you have selected the correct user you will also need to select the permissions you wish to set using the drop down lists in the Calendars and Tasks fields. In this example we have set Read Only permissions on both calendar and tasks.

Screen showing Manage Account Access with delegate permissions being set in
                            iCal

Once you have set the correct permissions click the Done button to complete the process of adding a delegate.

Screen showing Manage Account Access with delegate permissions finished in
                            iCal

This completes the addition of that delegate and you will be returned to the Accounts window.

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