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Managing a Calendar in Microsoft Outlook 2013

Attaching a file or document to a calendar item

In many situations, you might want to attach a document or other type of file to an Outlook 2013 calendar item. For example, if you are meeting to discuss a project, you might attach a project plan, financials from Microsoft Excel, or a report.

Attach a file

  1. With an appointment, meeting, or event open, on the ribbon, click the Insert tab.

  2. In the Include group, click the Attach File button.

  3. In the Insert File dialog box, select a file location.

  4. Select the file that you want to insert.

  5. Click Insert.

  6. The added file appears in the comment field.

  7. Click the Meeting, Appointment, or Event tab and then click Save & Close (or, for a meeting, click Send Update).