Print Outlook Calendar

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By Catherine Holland By Catherine Holland

Q. Is it true that I can display a unique serial number hidden in my cell phone by pressing certain numbers on the keypad?

A. There is an email making the rounds that suggests if you press a sequence of keys on your cell phone (* # 0 6 #), it will reveal a serial number that you can keep in a safe place. In the event your cell phone is ever stolen, the message advises that you should call your cell phone service provider, give them the serial number, and have your service terminated. The email concludes with a request that you forward the message to everybody you know. (Don't they all?)

While it is true that the above sequence will display a serial number for some (not all) cell phones, if your phone is ever stolen, all you have to do is call your cellular service provider and they will terminate service from that phone. You don't have to provide the phone's serial number.

Whenever you receive a message that encourages you to forward it to everybody you know, just reach for the DELete key. Those types of forwarded messages should never be considered as a reliable source for any news or information.

Q. I use Outlook for my calendar program. Is there some way I can print out my appointments so I don't have to always use my computer?

A. With your Outlook appointments (Calendar) on screen, click a date within the range of dates that you want to print. (Hint: Click View > Current View > Day/Week/Month to display a calendar.) If you want to print a range of dates, click the first date, press and hold the SHIFT key, and click the last date. The entire range of selected dates will be highlighted.

Next, click File > Print and in the Print Style area, select the format in which to print your appointments. Your choices include Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Trifold, and Calendar Details.

In the Print Range area, set the range of dates you want to print. Because you began by entering a date, it should already be entered correctly. If it’s not, you can change it to the print range you prefer. Click OK and your selected calendar dates will be sent to the printer.

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