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Holiday events in sharepoint calendar

  Asked By: Tracie    Date: Mar 15    Category: MOSS    Views: 3226

Is it support for getting holidays and events related to countries in
sharepoint 2007?

One customer needs to put customized events into a calendar plus all
the events related to Sweden like easter, christmas etc.



4 Answers Found

Answer #1    Answered By: Alphonso Mckay     Answered On: Mar 15

There's nothing OOTB to do this, but assuming you have the holidays, you
can create a calendar/event list then use a view and/or audience
targeting to display items specific to a country.

Answer #2    Answered By: Daron Oneill     Answered On: Mar 15

It eliminates an option for me.

As i know, it is support  for holidays in outlook 2007? since
sharepoint calendar  and outlook calendar is synchronizing two-ways,
maybe it is possible to get holidays and events  from outlook calendar?

Answer #3    Answered By: M Juarez     Answered On: Mar 15

If you have a source for the holidays in Outlook (I don't think this is
OOTB either) then yes, you can drag-and-drop them from you Outlook
calendar to a SharePoint Event list within Outlook and they will be

Answer #4    Answered By: Marty Mcdowell     Answered On: Mar 15

In Outlook 2003: Tools -> Options -> calendar  Options -> Add Holidays, then
just choose a country. This is a one-way action, so choose carefully, or
you'll have to manually delete each one.

Thinking out loud here...I wonder if you could do this directly to the
SharePoint calendar if that is the only calendar selected?

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