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Would you like to try adding an Outlook appointment, just to see how it works?
We’ve made a simple test .ics you can download:
It’s a normal .ics file that can be added to Outlook for Windows/Mac or any other compatible programs (most calendar programs do). See Web Links Adding Outlook Appointments – Tricks and traps
Here’s how it looks when opened in Outlook:
As you can see, the details obviously fictional. Little risk you’d mistake this for a real flight.
Effective Outlook Calendars 2nd edition shows you how to make use of the appointment, event, reminder and calendar parts in Outlook and share that information with other computers & devices.
Under the Hood
FYI, here’s the entire test ics file in plain text. As you can see, there’s a lot of time zone information that Outlook for Windows/Mac totally ignores.
SUMMARY:Hobbiton to Mt. Doom
DESCRIPTION:Ref: 123456\nLuggage limit: One Ring\nInflight: Lembas
LOCATION:Gandalf Air GA9 7am
DESCRIPTION:Hobbiton to Mt. Doom
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