2019 Calendars in Microsoft Word

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Word has four 2019 calendars in the File | New templates supplied by Microsoft.  Search for ‘2019 calendar’ in the File | New pane.

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There are two 2019 calendar designs:

  • Yearly calendar on a single page
  • Monthly calendar (one page per month).

Each has two variants, depending on which day you consider the start of the week:

  • Monday
  • Sunday

Many more Word calendars

These are just the ones specific to 2019 from Microsoft.

There is an ‘any year’ Word calendar template which makes a calendar document for any year you specify.

A web search will find many other calendar templates.

The two from Microsoft direct are probably all you need.  They have the basic look (year to a page or month to a page) and can be quickly changed in design and text to suit you.

Changing the calendar

Each calendar template is just a Word document that you can, and probably should, change to suit yourself.

The main text elements have styles.  Right-click to choose Modify Style the change the font, size, color etc.

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Text

Add text in any cell of the month to a page calendar or change the date number.

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Calendar gridlines

The calendar grid is a table, no surprise there.  Change the calendar gridlines from Table | Design | Borders, click on the icon at bottom right to open the full Borders and Shading dialog.

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Change the pictures

The graphics in the yearly calendar can be selected, deleted or changed.

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It’s a bit cleverer in the monthly calendar.  The side graphics are anchored in the footer even though they show up on the sides.

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Click in the Footer to reveal the graphics and the anchor point inside the footer. Opening the Selection Pane (Layout | Arrange | Selection Pane) makes it easier to select each graphic.

Notes

There’s a Notes section at the bottom of each page in the month to a page 2019 calendar. The title ‘Notes’ uses Heading 1 style so each one appears in the Navigation Pane.

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