Outlook 2007 Calendar Outlook 2007 Calendar - Appointments and Events


Organize and Customize the Calendar

Overview

Outlook provides a variety of useful ways to organize the Calendar. You can assign a descriptive name to custom color categories to calendar activities, to identify and group them in different views. The View menu provides different ways to view your activities, including a color category view.

Custom color categories

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Practice Exercise

  1. 0pen MS Outlook and display the Calendar.
  2. Using the Date Navigator, select March 17, St Patty's Day, for the coming year. This is an appointment we have already scheduled.
  3. Click into the appointment to activate the "Customize" button. Click the Customize button and choose "All categories".
  4. Rename the green category to "Personal and apply it to this appointment."
  5. Using the Date Navigator, select the first Saturday, for the coming year. This is an appointment we have already scheduled for a dog groom.
  6. Apply the personal category to this appointment.
  7. Using the Date Navigator, select and double click on one of the Webinars we have scheduled. Choose "Open the series."
  8. Using the Category button in the toolbar, rename the red category to "Education, and apply it to the series."
  9. Switch into the month view.
  10. Compare your computer screen to the solution image below.
  11. Review the above material if needed, before moving to the next section.

Your Exercise Should Look Like:

Customize solution