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Calendar II: See and use multiple calendars

Two calendars in Navigation Pane and in main window; colors and labels distinguish them


Once you have more than one calendar displayed, color-coding and distinct names help you distinguish them. In the picture, the default calendar is blue and the family calendar is green. Outlook assigns colors to calendars according to the order in which you select their check boxes in the Navigation Pane. Notice also that each calendar is labeled, as follows:

  • The first calendar from the left is Calendar. That's what the default calendar is always called.
  • The next calendar is Family, which is the name we typed when we created the new personal calendar. (You'll learn more about how to do this in the practice.)

Note     It's possible to change the color of the default calendar to something else. And, if you wanted to, you could use this same color for all of your calendars (we've included the steps to do this in the Quick Reference Card at the end of the course).

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