Navigate in the Calendar
What do you want to do?
Change the number of days displayed
The Day, Work Week, Week, Month, and Schedule View command allow you to choose the number of days that are displayed in the Calendar.
The Day view shows one day at a time. To move to the next day or previous day, you can use the Back and Forward navigation buttons .
The Work Week view displays the days that are selected in the Backstage view for calendar options.
To customize the days that are part of your work week, do the following:
Click the File tab.
Under Work time, for Work week, select or clear the check boxes for the days that you want to be displayed.
Tip For an eight-day week view, click the calendar grid, and then press ALT+8. For a custom week view that displays one to 10 days, press ALT and any number between 0 and 9.
The Week view displays the complete seven day week that begins with the day designated in the Backstage view for calendar options.
To customize the first day of the week, do the following:
Click the File tab.
Under Work time, for First day of week, click the day of the week that you want.
The Month view displays the current calendar month. The Month view includes three options for how much detail that you can display in the calendar grid. To change the default detail level, click the lower half of the Month button on the ribbon, and then click one of the following:
Show Low Detail This option displays only events in the Calendar. Events are items that are scheduled to last all day and do not have a specific start time or end time.
Show Medium Detail This option displays events and appointments. Appointments are represented by a solid bar within the calendar cell in relation to the time of day that they are scheduled. A thin horizontal line extends through 12 noon in the cell for each day.
Show High Detail This option displays events and appointments. Appointments are listed with their start time, subject, and location.
Note Depending on the width of your appointment window, you might not see all three types of information by using the High option.
The Schedule View displays the calendar in a vertical orientation. This view is helpful when multiple calendars are selected. Each calendar is stacked top to bottom.
Jump to a date
Use the date navigator to move to a new date by clicking a date on the calendar.
You can also press CTRL+G to open the Go To Date dialog box.
Move to the next or previous appointment
If your current calendar view contains no appointments, one or both appointment navigation buttons appear on the edges of the calendar. When you click either of these buttons, the calendar view changes to the next or previous appointment.
Note If there is no next or previous appointment, the calendar navigation buttons are not available.