Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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Meetings Galore: Scheduling Appointments
You can also use the scroll-down button to the right of the time to select
a new start time.
6. Make any other changes you need in the appointment.
Click the information you want to change and type the revised
information over it.
7. Click the Save & Close button.
Imagine that your dentist calls to tell you that you won’t need a root canal
after all, but you’ll still need a routine checkup. To change the length of an
appointment, follow these steps:
1. Click the appointment in Day or Week view.
This process doesn’t work in Month view because you can’t see the time
without opening the appointment.
2. Move the mouse pointer over the handles at the top or bottom of the
When the pointer is in the right place, it turns into a two-headed arrow.
3. Drag the bottom line down to make the appointment time longer; drag
the bottom line up to make the appointment shorter.
You can change an appointment’s length by dragging.
You also can shorten an appointment to fewer than 30 minutes. Follow these
1. Double-click the appointment.
2. Click the End Time box.
3. Type the ending time.
4. Click the Save & Close button.
You can enter times in Outlook without adding colons and often without using
a.m. or p.m. Outlook translates 443 as 4:43 p.m. If you plan lots of appointments
at 4:43 a.m., just type 443A. (Just don’t call me at that hour, okay?) You can
enter time in 24-hour format as well — 1443 would be 4:43 p.m. — but Outlook
likes normal time better, so the time will display as 4:43.