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Use Descriptions to set Outlook Appointment Dates

Outlook 2007 includes a simple time saving feature that allows you to type out text to tell Outlook which day you would like for an appointment's start date and/or end date, instead of selecting a date from the calendar date picker.

  1. Navigate to you calendar in Outlook, and open a new appointment dialog box.
  2. Enter the Outlook appointment's Subject and Location.
  3. In the Start time box, type "this Saturday" and press the Tab key on your keyboard...

Outlook calendar appointment Start Time

  1. The Start and End time boxes will change to the actual numerical date of your description.

Outlook calendar appointment dates updated from your description...

  1. Save and close the appointment.

Examples of Outlook calendar appointment descriptions you could use: "Tomorrow", "Next Week", "Next Month", and so on.