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Managing a Calendar in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Using the To-Do Bar

The To-Do Bar lets you view other information in the Calendar view as well as calendar items. In addition to showing a small calendar, you can use to choose a day to view (in place of the Folder pane, for example). You can also view contacts that you have added to your Favorites as well as upcoming tasks.

Use the To-Do Bar

  1. On the ribbon, click the View tab.

  2. In the Layouts group, click To-Do Bar and then, in the drop-down list that appears, choose Calendar

  3. Any items for the current day appear in the To-Do Bar.

  4. Again, in the Layouts group, click To-Do Bar and then, in the drop-down list that appears, choose People.

  5. People that you have added as favorites appear in the To-Do Bar.

  6. Use the Search People text box to search for contacts.

  7. In the Layouts group, click To-Do Bar and then, in the drop-down list that appears, choose Tasks.

  8. Double-click a task to open it.