Organizing People and Work with Microsoft SharePoint 2010

  • 12/22/2010

Scheduling Events with the Calendar List

A SharePoint 2010 calendar list provides a convenient way for everyone on a project team to keep track of important milestones, project meetings, and other events. A calendar list provides daily, weekly, and monthly views and provides many features similar to the calendar in Microsoft Outlook. Calendar lists can even be connected to Outlook and viewed side by side or overlaid with other calendars.

Create a Calendar List

  1. Click More Options on the Site Actions menu.

  2. In the Create dialog box, do either of the following:

    • Click List and/or Tracking in the Filter By list.

    • Type Calendar in the search box, and click the search icon

  3. Click Calendar.

  4. Type a name for your list.

  5. Click Create.


Switch Calendar Views

  1. Click the Calendar tab under Calendar Tools on the ribbon.

  2. In the Scope group, do any of the following to change the scope of the calendar view:

    • Click Day to see events for a single day.

    • Click Week to see events for an entire week.

    • Click Month to see events for a calendar month.


Schedule a Meeting

  1. Click the Calendar tab under Calendar Tools on the ribbon.

  2. Click Day.

  3. Select the date of the meeting from the mini-calendar.

  4. On the Day view, drag from the start time to the end time to set the duration of the meeting.

  5. Click Add.

  6. Enter your meeting details.

  7. Click Save to add the meeting to the calendar.