The New Outlook 2007 / 2010 Weekly Agenda Print View

  There is a new print view that is built into Outlook 2007 and Outlook 2010 called the “Weekly Agenda Style”. This is there by default in Outlook 2010, but for Outlook 2007, you have to first install one of the cumulative updates. There is a bit of confusion around this, so here it is….


Outlook 2007 Monthly and Weekly Print View Problem / Fix

If you have installed the April 2010 Cumulative Update or later for Outlook 2007, you will notice that word-wrapping has been added to the print views for Monthly and Weekly styles. That’s pretty cool – and has been a lingering and frequently requested change in Outlook 2007. However – there was a problem with this…


CPAO: Using Colors for Categories and Private Items

  It seems that one of the “holy grails” for the Calendar Printing Assistant is to be able to colorize entire appointments with the category colors for those appointments. There is a way to signify the category with CPAO – which is the colored dot that I have used / showed in previous posts. However…


CPAO: Editing A Weekly Template

  I wanted to put a Weekly CPAO template example up – so here it is. I will start out with the Weekly List 01 Letter Template, and do some modifications to it. I will not cover the entire template – just changes that I make in it to show how it can be modified….


CPAO: Editing a Daily Template – Part 2

  In the previous section showing a 3×5 daily calendar printout using CPAO, I did not include a timeline. In this final example for a daily template I will show what that looks like:     So the big difference here is the timeline for the day on the left side of the view. The…


In case Calendar Printing Assistant (CPAO) just won’t work for you…

My co-worker posted a how-to on a different way to do printing with a Word template. So if CPAO just won’t do what you want, then you might be able to use the Word template as a solution that will work for you…  


CPAO: Editing a Daily Template – Part 1

  I have had several customers request a Daily Template that fits data on a 3×5 index card sized printout. I have done a few different iterations of this layout to customize things for each particular customer – but I wanted to give an example of this since it seems to be a popular request….


CPAO: Entire Notes for Monthly Template in PDF format

After making all these posts on editing CPAO – I can see that it will be nice to have them all together in one paper that can be used for reference. I have uploaded a PDF that has all the CPAO template editing posts in them. Hopefully this will be a help for anyone who needs…


CPAO: Listing of the Standard Month Legal Template

  Here is the entire listing of the code from the Standard Month Legal template I created. First – here is the contents of the Metadata.xml file:   <Metadata xmlns=”” Version=”1.0.0″> <Name>Standard Month Legal</Name> <TimeUnit>Month</TimeUnit> <PageSizeSelectionIndex>Legal</PageSizeSelectionIndex> <PageHeight>14in</PageHeight> <PageWidth>8.5in</PageWidth> <PageOrientationSelectionIndex>Portrait</PageOrientationSelectionIndex> <PageRow>1</PageRow> <PageColumn>1</PageColumn> <Thumbnail>DefaultPreview.gif</Thumbnail> <Tasks>true</Tasks> <Appointments>true</Appointments> <SideBySide>false</SideBySide> <PageCount>1</PageCount>                 <TemplateId>135</TemplateId> <CompanyId>1</CompanyId> </Metadata>   And then here is the…


CPAO: Editing the Metadata.xml File

  So far everything has been edited in the Content.xml file (located in the \Cal directory after renaming/unzipping the CATX file – see the section on Opening and Saving Template Files) . That is the main file for doing the formatting of a particular template.   The Metadata.xml is good for doing a couple main…