Using the calendar, you can:
Track and schedule appointments, meetings, and events
View your calendars using various views, including Day, 5-Day Work Week, 7-Day Week, and Month
Create different calendars
Add color to your calendars to visually distinguish different types of appointments
View multiple calendars to see potential scheduling conflicts
Import and export calendars
Print your calendars
Free/busy reporting shows the your availability when scheduling appointments and meetings. If you have access to other users' calendars, you can also see their availability with free/busy reporting.
In the graphic below, the dark red areas indicate time when Sam Sample and Donna Brown are already busy due to other scheduled meetings or appointments.
To create a calendar:
1. Click the Calendar tab.
Right-click Calendars in the Overview pane and select New Calendar.
Right-click on the toolbar and select New Calendar.
The Create New Calendar dialog appears.
3. Type the name of the calendar into the Name field.
4. Select a color for displaying the Calendar's activities using the Color menu.
5. Select the other options if necessary:
Exclude this calendar when reporting free/busy times. The appointments on this calendar will not be displayed when you view free/busy times.
Synchronize appointments from remote calendar. When you select this option, a URL field appears. Enter a valid iCal file URL for the remote calendar.
6. Click OK. The new calendar displays in the Calendar list.
One calendar is created for you, and you can create additional calendars to keep track of different type of functions. For example, you can create one calendar for work, one for personal appointments, and one for company activities. Use the Schedule view the see your calendars side-by-side.
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