Change the calendar view

The calendar view can be customized to display different day ranges, a mini calendar, and events from different categories.

  1. At the bottom of the navigation pane, click Calendar calendar icon .

  2. Do any of the following:

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Display a single day, work week, full week, or whole month

On the Home tab, click the view that you want.

Calendar views tool bar

Go to the current day, week, or month

On the Home tab, click Today.

Today calendar view button

View a specific date

In Outlook for the Mac 2011, on the Home tab, click View Date, and then click a day.

Calendar Home tab, group 2

Display your events in a list

On the Organize tab, click List.

Calendar Organize tab, Grid/List group

Show more or fewer hours in day or week view

In Outlook 2016 for the Mac on the Organize tab, click the Time scale button,

The time scale button

and then click the number of hours you want to show on the calendar.

Time Scale Choices

In Outlook for the Mac 2011, on the Organize tab, slide the Scale slider.

Calendar Organize tab, Scale group

Hide the mini calendar or expand it to show more months

In the navigation pane, click the divider between the mini calendar and the category list, and then drag the divider up or down.

Show or hide events by category

In the navigation pane, make sure that the category list is showing, and then select or clear the category check boxes.

Category filters

Show or hide entire calendars

In the navigation pane, select or clear the check boxes that are next to each calendar name.

Notes: 

  • To specify your calendar preferences — such as the days of your work week — on the Outlook menu, click Preferences, and then under Other, click Calendar.

  • You can click a day in the mini calendar to display that day in the main calendar view.

See also

Create a meeting or appointment

Print a calendar

Display your schedule and tasks on the desktop

Add or remove holidays on your calendar

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