HOW TO: Set the Calendar View As the Default View for the Events List

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This article describes how to set the Calendar view as the default view for the Events lists in Windows SharePoint Services and how to display the Calendar view on the home page of your Windows SharePoint Services Web site.

You can use the Events list on your Windows SharePoint Services Web site to keep you informed of upcoming meetings, deadlines, and other important events. When you set the Calendar view as the default view for the Events list, the list is displayed as a calendar. You can view events in the calendar by day, by week, or by month.

How to Set the Calendar View As the Default View for the Events List

To set the Calendar view as the default view for the Events list on your Windows SharePoint Services Web site, follow these steps:
  1. On your Windows SharePoint Services Web site, click Documents and Lists.
  2. On the Documents and Lists page, in the Lists area, click Events.
  3. On the Events page, click Modify settings and columns.
  4. On the Customize Events page, under Views, click Calendar.
  5. On the Events: Edit View page, in the Name area, click to select the Make this default view (Applies to public views only) check box, and then click OK.

How to Display the Calendar View for the Events List on the Home Page

To display the Calendar view on the home page of your Windows SharePoint Services Web site, follow these steps:
  1. On the home page of your Windows SharePoint Services Web site, click Modify Shared Page, and then click Design this Page.
  2. Click the down arrow next to Events, and then click Modify Shared Part.
  3. In the Selected View box, click Calendar, click Apply, and then click OK.

REFERENCES

For more information about Windows SharePoint Services, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://technet.microsoft.com/windowsserver/sharepoint/default.aspx

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Article ID: 825442 - Last Review: September 26, 2007 - Revision: 2.6
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  • Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 2.0
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