Create a calendar in Visio

The calendar template in Visio includes shapes for creating several types of calendars:

  • Daily calendar

  • Weekly or multi-week calendar

  • Monthly calendar

  • Yearly calendar

You can add appointments, events, and calendar art shapes to mark important days.

Create a calendar

  1. Click the File tab, click New, and then click the Schedule category.

  2. Double-click the Calendar template.

  3. From Calendar Shapes, drag the shape for the type of calendar you want to create onto the page.

  4. In the Configure dialog box that appears, specify the calendar options you want, and then click OK.

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Mark important days

Add or change an appointment

  1. From Calendar Shapes, drag the Appointment shape onto a calendar day.

  2. In the dialog box, specify the appointment options, and then click OK.

The appointment is associated with the day and moves with the day if you reposition it. To change an appointment, right-click it, and then click Configure.

Add or change a single-day or multi-day event

  1. From Calendar Shapes, drag the Multi-day event shape onto the day on which the event begins.

  2. In the Configure dialog box, specify the options and then click OK.

The event is associated with the day and moves with the day if you reposition it. To change an event, right-click it, and then click Configure.

Add calendar art

  • From Calendar Shapes, drag a shape, such as Important, Celebration, or Pushpin, onto the day you want to mark.

Calendar art doesn't move if you change the date. However, if you delete the calendar, the calendar art shape is also deleted.

Add a thumbnail image of the previous or next month

  1. From Calendar Shapes, drag the Thumbnail month shape onto your drawing page.

  2. In the Shape Data dialog box, specify the calendar options that you want, and then click OK.

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