Chapter 4

Managing Your Time and Schedule


check Understanding how the Calendar works

check Scheduling (and rescheduling) appointments and events

check Getting different views of your schedule

check Scheduling and managing meetings with coworkers

The purpose of the Outlook Calendar is to keep you from arriving a day late and a dollar short. Use the Calendar to schedule meetings and appointments. Use it to make the most of your time. This chapter explains how to go from day to day, week to week, and month to month in the Calendar window. It shows you how to schedule and reschedule appointments and meetings, look at your schedule in different ways, and schedule and handle meetings with coworkers.

Introducing the Calendar

Use the Calendar to juggle appointments and meetings, remind yourself where you’re supposed to be, and get there on time. Surveying your schedule in the Calendar window is easy. Merely by clicking a button, you can tell where you’re supposed to be today, any given day, this week, this work week, this month, or any month.

Figure 4-1 shows, for example, someone’s schedule during ...

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