Add an item in either the TODO or Appointment list, depending on which
panel is selected when you press 'a'.
To enter a new item in the TODO list, you will need first to enter the
description of this new item. Then you will be asked to specify the todo
priority. This priority is represented by a number going from 9 for the
lowest priority, to 1 for the highest one. It is still possible to
change the item priority afterwards, by using the '+' and '-' keys
inside the todo panel.
If the APPOINTMENT panel is selected while pressing 'a', you will be
able to enter either a new appointment or a new all-day long event.
To enter a new event, press [ENTER] instead of the item start time, and
just fill in the event description.
To enter a new appointment to be added in the APPOINTMENT list, you
will need to enter successively the time at which the appointment
begins, the appointment length (either by specifying the end time in
[hh:mm] or the duration in [+hh:mm], [+xxdxxhxxm] or [+mm] format),
and the description of the event.
The day at which occurs the event or appointment is the day currently
selected in the calendar, so you need to move to the desired day before
o if an appointment lasts for such a long time that it continues
on the next days, this event will be indicated on all the
corresponding days, and the beginning or ending hour will be
replaced by '..' if the event does not begin or end on the day.
o if you only press [ENTER] at the APPOINTMENT or TODO event
description prompt, without any description, no item will be
o do not forget to save the calendar data to retrieve the new
event next time you launch Calcurse.