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How to Change the Appearance of Your Outlook Calendar

Microsoft Outlook is one of the most popular email programs on the market, and Outlook 2003 is one of the most widely used versions of that popular program. One of the things users like most about Outlook 2003 is the fact that it can be customized to the needs of each individual who uses it. Changing the look of the calendar in Outlook 2003 makes it easier to keep track of your contacts, appointments and other critical information.

To change the appearance of your Outlook calendar, just follow these simple steps:
1. Log on to your computer and open Microsoft Outlook 2003. Click on the "Calendar" tab to bring up the calendar and scheduling features.
2. Click on the "Calendar Coloring" icon on the toolbar. This icon is located right next to the "X" button, and it looks like a table with three blocks across and three blocks down.
3. Click on "Edit Labels" and change the labels to meet your needs. Outlook 2003 provides a number of built-in labels for frequently used calendar items like birthdays, meetings and recurring appointments.
4. Click on the view buttons on the toolbar to change the appearance of the calendar. You can choose to see a day at a time, a week at time, or a month at a time. You can also choose to view the workweek only, with Saturdays and Sundays not shown.
5. Click on the "Tools" menu and choose "Options" from the list. Click the "Calendar Options" button and check the boxes indicating the days you want to display. Click the "Time Zone" button if you need to change to a different time zone.


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