Displaying a Calendar

by Allen Wyatt
(last updated June 8, 2015)

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You've probably already noticed that Windows displays the current date and time at the right side of the desktop's Taskbar, in the Notifications area. What you may not know is that you can easily display a full calendar that allows you to easily check the date and see dates for any month. All you need to do is click the date and time, in the Notifications area, and the calendar and clock are displayed.

Note, as well, that the calendar (which shows the current month) has left- and right-arrow controls at each side of the month name. You can click these and easily move backward or forward one month. If you ever want to jump back to today's date, just click today's date at the top of the calendar.

When you are done working with the calendar, you can press Esc, again click the date and time in the Notification area, or simply click someplace else on your desktop. The full calendar is hidden, but remains available if you later need it.

 This tip (10724) applies to Windows 7 and 8.

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Allen Wyatt

With more than 50 non-fiction books and numerous magazine articles to his credit, Allen Wyatt is an internationally recognized author. He  is president of Sharon Parq Associates, a computer and publishing services company. ...

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What is eight more than 8?

2015-06-13 13:51:02

Peter Feysa

These tips are great but there a lot of blind persons that belong to this email list and a lot of the tips do not address accessibility.


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