Just like any other view in Outlook, we can manipulate the calendar’selements, such as the font settings and the color, as well as arrangethe way the calendar entries are displayed. Let’s investigate theseoptions in the following sections.
The default calendar view in Outlook is set to Month. When you open the calendarfrom the bottom of the Navigation Pane, you will notice that the View tab is available for the calendararrangement. Click on Day, Work Week, Week, Month, or Schedule View to display the calendarin your preferred format: Schedule View displays the calendarhorizontally. You can use … Read more
Click on the calendar icon at the bottom of the Navigation Pane toaccess the calendar. From the Color group under theView tab, select the Color icon. A drop-down list of colors willappear. Select a color to apply to your calendar: The calendar will update to the chosen color. The color of thecalendar can also be set … Read more
To change the calendar’s font settings, as well as other Day, Week,and Month view settings, click on theView Settings icon when viewing thecalendar. Choose Other Settings…from the Advanced View Settings:Calendar dialog box that appears on your screen. From the Format Calendar dialog box, choose Font… to apply changes to the font andsize attributes. You can also set Timescale: for … Read more
It is extremely useful to be able to hide or show calendars whenworking with others from the same or external organizations. If you haveaccess to someone’s calendar, you can show or hide it in your calendarview: At the bottom of the calendar folder pane, you will see a number ofdifferent calendar headings. The first is … Read more
Open the calendar view by clicking on the icon at the bottom of theNavigation Pane. From the Home tab, locate theManage Calendars group. Click on Calendar Groups, thenfrom the drop-down list, click on Create NewCalendar Group: In the dialog box, type a name for the new calendar into the textarea provided. For this example, we … Read more
In this section, you’ll learn how to create and manage a taskso that you receive a reminder of items you need to complete by acertain date and a status report. We will also cover marking tasks ascomplete and assigning a task to another Outlook user.Accepting and declining task assignments will also be covered in thistopic.
Click on the tasks icon at the bottom of the Navigation Pane: In the task window, you will see any follow-up messages you havereceived, as well as any outstanding tasks or to-do list items. Click on the Home tab, then selectthe New Task icon: Fill out the details for the task: Click on the Save & … Read more
Open a task to view its contents. Take a look at the Task and Details options under the Show group of the Task tab. This area is used to enter anysecondary information about the task or to update the task: Click on the Save & Close iconto update and close the task.
To send an email to someone to let them know how far you have gotwith a task is really simple: Open the task, then select the Task tab. Click on the Send Status Reportoption under the Manage Taskgroup. A new email is created with Task StatusReport: Book Review as the subject (Book Review, in this case, is … Read more