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How to highlight all holidays in an Outlook calendar?

Author: Kelly Last Modified: 2016-12-09

As you know, all imported holidays are marked with the category of Holiday by default in Outlook. However, these holidays are not highlighted at all. Why? This article will guide you to fix this problem and highlight all holidays in bulk.

Highlight all holidays in an Outlook calendar

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To highlight all imported holidays in bulk in an Outlook calendar, please do as follows:

1. In the Calendar view, select any one of imported holidays to activate the Calendar Tools, and then click Appointment > Categorize > All Categories. See screenshot:

2. In the opening Color Categories dialog box, please click the Holiday (not in Master Category List) in the category list box, and then click the New button. See screenshot:

3. In the opening Add New Category dialog box, (1) Holiday is entered in the Name box by default, please do not change it; (2) Specify a color for this new category from the Color drop down list; and (3) click the OK button. See screenshot:

4. Click the OK button in the Color Categories dialog box.

And now all holidays are highlighted by the specified category color at once. See screenshot:

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Thank you, thank you! For showing how to change the colour of holidays in Outlook calendar.
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