How to Find a Calendar in Word 2007

You can find calendars in two places in Microsoft Word 2007, depending on how you want to use the calendar. If you want to insert a one-month calendar into a larger Word document, you can use the built-in calendar templates found in the Tables function. You can also create a new document that is a calendar, using one of the many calendar templates provided by the Office.com community.

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You can insert a calendar directly into your Word document.

Insert Calendar into Document

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Open the Word document and click on the spot where you want to insert the calendar.

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Click the "Insert" tab on the Ribbon.

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Click the "Table" icon on the Ribbon; a menu will drop down.

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Hover the cursor over the drop-down menu's bottom option, "Quick Tables." The menu will expand.

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Click "Calendar 1," "Calendar 2," "Calendar 3" or "Calendar 4," depending on the style and format you prefer. Word will insert the calendar you select.

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Change the month and days by selecting the month or day by clicking and dragging, and then typing the new month or number. To add text to a day, click at the end of the day's number, then begin typing.

Create a Calendar

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Click the "Microsoft Office" button, then click "New" in the left column.

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Click the "Calendars" tab, in the left column of the New Document dialog box. Word will then show you multiple links, each leading to different types of calendar.

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Click the proper folder, depending on what type of calendar you wish to create -- for example, "2011 calendars," "Multiple-year calendars" or "Academic year calendars." After you click to open the link, Word will show you a myriad of calendar templates, each using a different month or set of months and a different visual style, design or format.

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Select the calendar template you prefer. Pay attention to the months included as well as the template's visual design; some templates only contain single specific months, so if you want a calendar for May, don't download a template for February. Other templates contain the 12 months of the year or other sets of months.

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Click "License Agreement for Community Templates Terms of Use," in the right column of the dialog box, to read those terms in your computer's default Internet browser.

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Click the "I accept" button in the right column of the dialog box in Word to accept the terms of use.

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Click the "Download" button in the lower right corner of the New Document dialog box. Word will begin downloading the template; you may have to wait a minute or so.

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Click on any day and then type to add text.