Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
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with a single individual or two. As you set up the sharing, you can decide
whether you want them to see the details of your activities, or just the fact
that you are free or busy during any given time period.
If you want to share your calendar with a hand-picked list of individuals,
you’ll have to do so one at a time. Here’s how you’ll share your calendar
with the first person:
1. Click the Sharing link in the Personal Calendar.
The Sharing page, shown in Figure 7-11, opens.
2. Click Share Your Calendar.
The first page of the Calendar – Options Wizard opens.
3. Fill in the e-mail address of the person with whom you want to share
You can select an address from Contacts if you’ve already entered him in
your Address Book. You can only share your calendar with people who
are MSN members or have a Microsoft Passport.
You can usually recognize the Microsoft Passport crowd by their
suitcases and hotmail.com or msn.com e-mail addresses. In addition,
anyone sharing your Office Live account is also part of the In-Crowd
who may share your calendar.
4. Click Next to continue.
The Choose How Much Information to Display page opens.
5. Select the level of appointment detail that you want to share.
You don’t really have much choice here; you can either opt to let the
invitees see all the juicy details of your appointments, or let your
visitors know only that you are either free or busy.
6. Click Next to continue.
The third page opens, as shown in Figure 7-12. Here’s where you
can type a personal e-mail to the person you are going to share your
7. Click Finish.
A recap page opens, confirming that your e-mail has been sent, which
contains a link to your shared calendar.
8. Click OK.
You return to the Calendar Sharing page where you can further configure
your calendar or just call it a day. Your invitees can view your calendar
by using their Microsoft Passport e-mail addresses and passwords.