Create additional calendars

In addition to the default Microsoft Outlook Calendar, you can create other Outlook calendars. For example, you can create a calendar for your personal appointments.

  1. In Calendar, on the File menu, point to New, and then click Calendar.

 Note   If you are in Mail, Contacts, Tasks, Journal, or Notes, on the File menu, point to New, and then click Folder. In the Folder contains list, click Calendar Items.

Create Calendar Folder

Callout 1 Type the calendar name as you want it to appear in the Navigation Pane.
Callout 2 Make sure Calendar Items is selected under Folder contains.

  1. In the Create New Folder dialog box, in the Name text box, type a name for the folder.
  2. In the Select where to place the folder list, click Calendar, and then click OK.

The new calendar appears in the Calendar Navigation Pane (Navigation Pane: The column on the left side of the Outlook window that includes buttons for the Mail, Calendar, and Tasks views and the folders within each view. Click a folder to show the items in the folder.).

My Calendars image

To view a calendar, select the check box for the calendar name. When multiple check boxes are selected, the calendars appear in side-by-side view.

Calendar side-by-side view

 Tip   To delete a calendar, right-click the calendar name in the Navigation Pane, and then click Delete calendar name.

Applies to:
Outlook 2007