About this lesson
Customize your Display Option preferences to suit your particular situation.
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Calendar Display Options
Choose your Display Option preferences to suit your particular situation.
When to use
This section will probably be used only once or twice during your Outlook lifetime. Take the time to explore the Display Options and then move on with your work.
- On the File ribbon, click Options, and select Calendar.
- Another way is on the Weekly Calendar screen, right click a blank area and choose Calendar Options.
Select your work hours and days available for other’s to schedule you. The off-hours and off-days will appear grey on your calendar screen:
- Toggle on or off the 15 minute appointment reminders.
- Add Holidays for your country of residence (only one time or you’ll see two of every holiday if you do this twice.)
- Change your default calendar color.
- Choose whether to Show week numbers.
- Calendar Colors:
- Results of Week Numbers:
- Set up to two time zones:
- Results on Weekly Calendar Screen:
- You can disable the Weather feature or you can switch from Fahrenheit to Celsius.
Weekly Calendar Screen
- Change time increments with a right click, then choose a different time span for your appointments.
- Calendar Color can also be set with a right click on the calendar screen, choose Color, and pick a color:
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