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Configuring Your Home Calendar View

You can configure the Home Calendar settings to do the following: 

  • Integrate with a web-based version of Outlook in cloud-hosted Office 365 or Outlook Live.
    You can display all events from your Outlook calendar and any associated calendars you select, such as Birthdays and Holidays calendars, in your Home Calendar. 
  • Help you track your workload against your available work hours on the Allocation bar.

To learn more about the Home Calendar, see "Understanding the Home Calendar View."

About Integrating Microsoft Outlook Calendars

Consider the following as you configure your Home Calendar with your Microsoft Outlook calendar:

  • You can integrate only a web-based version of Outlook in cloud-hosted Office 365 or Outlook Live. On-premise Outlook and Outlook on a cloud-based enterprise Exchange server are not supported.
  • Attachments associated with your Outlook events are not attached to the Outlook events in your Home Calendar.
  • Integration with an Outlook calendar must be completed for each user individually.
  • Events that appear in the Due bar do not appear on your Microsoft calendar unless you have dragged them from the Work List to your Workfront Calendar. For more information, see "Due Bar" and "Work List" in "Understanding the Home Calendar View."
  • When you share (or unshare) an Outlook calendar with other people, or when you change the permission level for a calendar you share with others, this change does not affect their calendars for about 30 minutes (for more information, consult the Microsoft Outlook documentation).
    Consequently, when you integrate Workfront Calendar with an Outlook calendar that you share with other users, they will not see your Workfront Calendar items for about 30 minutes. 
Configuring Your Home Calendar View
  1. In the Home Calendar view, click the Settings gear icon in the upper right corner to open the Calendar settings panel on the right side of the window.
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    If you need information about accessing the Home Calendar view, see "Viewing the Workfront Home Calendar."
  2. (Optional) To integrate your Microsoft Outlook calendar, click Add account in the upper-right corner of the Calendar settings panel. Then, if you are prompted to do so, enter your Microsoft Outlook login information. You can repeat this step to add multiple Outlook accounts.
    NOTE You must give Workfront permission to access your Outlook calendar. Granting permission allows Workfront to maintain access to calendar data, read your outlook profile, and read and update your Microsoft calendar.
  3. (Optional) Under each Microsoft account you have added in the previous step, select View or Sync:
    • View: This is a read-only option that displays Microsoft calendar events on your Home Calendar.
    • Sync: This is a write-back option that allows a two-way sync between your Microsoft and Home calendars. In other words, Workfront Home Calendar items export to your Microsoft calendar and Microsoft calendar items import to your Workfront Home Calendar in real time.
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  4. (Optional) Under your Workfront account, select the associated calendars you want to integrate with your Home Calendar, such as your PTO calendar.
    For information about hiding or displaying the Workfront PTO and Work calendars, see "Understanding Personal Time."  
  5. (Optional) In the General section under Start week on, select the day you want to display   as the first day of your work week in the Home Calendar.
  6. Configure the following options:
    • My Work Days: Select the days you work.
    • My Usual Start Time: Select the time you start your work day.
    • My Usual End Time: Select the time you end your work day.
    Workfront uses these three settings to calculate the number of hours you work in a week. This number affects the Allocation bar, which helps you track your workload against your available work hours. For more information, see "Allocation Bar" in "Understanding the Home Calendar View."
  7. Click outside the Calendar settings area to dismiss it.
    Workfront saves your changes automatically.

For information about using the Calendar view to manage your work assignments and integrated calendar events, see "Using the Home Calendar View."

This feature to be added in 19.1 (?):

[step #] Type your weekly work hours under How many hours a week do you work?
This number affects the Allocation bar, which helps you track your workload against your available work hours. For more information, see "Allocation Bar" in "Understanding the Home Calendar View."

This article last updated on 2018-11-12 23:59:33 UTC