DoBeDo, one of the smarter iCal widgets, has just been updated.
The new version (2.5) can be resized, adds support for groups of calendars, task clustering and scheduling and offers “natural language” support for due dates.
It now also supports international date formats, which is good news for people who put their months in the right place.
The widget comes with three skins. The one on the left, Duke, is new:
It has a built-in drop-down dialog for entering new tasks:
After the task is created, another drop-down calendar makes assigning a due date easy.
Printer settings allow you to nominate a default printer for printing lists of tasks or the option to preview it as a PDF first.
It now also come with hotkeys. ⌘-D will show or hide dates and priorities, ⌘-F expands the tasks beyond the user-determined future date.
And in a nice touch, ⌘-E will email a list of the tasks to an address you specify:
Some bugfixes round out the new version.
DoBeDo is freeware and available from the developer’s web site .
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