Saving Calendars as Web Pages

One of the calendar module’s best features is its capability to save your calendar as a Web page. You can make your calendar available to a select few (perhaps via Mac OS X’s built-in Web Sharing), or you can post the result on the Internet for all to see. For example, you might use this feature to post the meeting schedule for your book club, or to make clear the agenda for a series of upcoming Nonviolent Communication workshops that all of your co-workers will need to consult.


There’s no way to include only certain categories on a Web-published calendar, so that only your corporate appointments are publicized but not your private ones. You can, of course, maintain a separate calendar under a different Entourage identity (see Multiple Identities for this purpose).

Begin by choosing File → Save as Web Page. The Save as Web Page window appears (Figure 11-14). Here, you customize how your saved calendar is going to look and work. For example, you can specify:

  • Start and End dates. This option prevents you from saving an entire century’s calendar in HTML form.

  • Include event details. Use this option if you want your Web page to include the notes that you’ve entered in a calendar event’s notes area.

  • Use background graphic. Turn on this box if you want your Web-page calendar superimposed on a picture. Then click the Choose button to the right. You’ll then be asked to select a graphics file from your hard drive.


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