Color Categorizing in a Shared Calendar

I am in responsible for scheduling events and appointments in several shared 
calendars on Outlook 2007. We prefer to color categorize them and I was 
wondering if there was a way to color categorize an appointment in a shared 
calendar and have all users see that color category with exact name. For 
example, we have set up a Conference Room as a separate user in our server so 
it also has its own email address. Several admin support specialists have 
access to this Conference Room calendar and we would like to color categorize 
appointments in this calendar to reflect the different departments using it 
but we have to individually color categorize this calendar in our own view of 
this calendar and we prefer that anytime we edit this calendar with a color 
category it automatically comes up as that particular color and name in 
everyone's calendar.

Does this make sense?

Thanks.
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Not possible. Outlook uses the viewers category list to color it.

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"erikahc" <erikahc@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
news:B65F0C03-1FE2-4F07-B6A1-2F37DEB8C89E@microsoft.com...
> I am in responsible for scheduling events and appointments in several 
> shared
> calendars on Outlook 2007. We prefer to color categorize them and I was
> wondering if there was a way to color categorize an appointment in a 
> shared
> calendar and have all users see that color category with exact name. For
> example, we have set up a Conference Room as a separate user in our server 
> so
> it also has its own email address. Several admin support specialists have
> access to this Conference Room calendar and we would like to color 
> categorize
> appointments in this calendar to reflect the different departments using 
> it
> but we have to individually color categorize this calendar in our own view 
> of
> this calendar and we prefer that anytime we edit this calendar with a 
> color
> category it automatically comes up as that particular color and name in
> everyone's calendar.
>
> Does this make sense?
>
> Thanks. 

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Diane
3/5/2010 9:03:20 PM

If it's a shared calendar, not a public folder, you should be able to create
the master category list for that mailbox. In order to do so, I'd create a
profil in Outlook with that mailbox as the default. Then create the master
category list.

-- 
Best regards
Michael Bauer - MVP Outlook
  Manage and share your categories:
  <http://www.vboffice.net/product.html?lang=en>


Am Fri, 5 Mar 2010 12:46:17 -0800 schrieb erikahc:

> I am in responsible for scheduling events and appointments in several
shared 
> calendars on Outlook 2007. We prefer to color categorize them and I was 
> wondering if there was a way to color categorize an appointment in a
shared 
> calendar and have all users see that color category with exact name. For 
> example, we have set up a Conference Room as a separate user in our server
so 
> it also has its own email address. Several admin support specialists have 
> access to this Conference Room calendar and we would like to color
categorize 
> appointments in this calendar to reflect the different departments using
it 
> but we have to individually color categorize this calendar in our own view
of 
> this calendar and we prefer that anytime we edit this calendar with a
color 
> category it automatically comes up as that particular color and name in 
> everyone's calendar.
> 
> Does this make sense?
> 
> Thanks.
0
Michael
3/8/2010 8:33:14 AM
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