2 Ways to Quickly Jump to the Date of a Specific Appointment in Outlook Calendar View

At times, when you create or view an appointment, you may wish to quickly jump to the date on which this appointment will take place. This article will teach you 2 means to achieve it.

When you create or change an appointment, for some reasons, such as checking other schedules in the date of the current appointment, you may hope to jump to the specific date in an instant. Hence, in the followings, we’ll share you 2 ways to accomplish it swiftly.

Quickly Jump to the Date of a Specific Appointment in Outlook Calendar View

Method 1: Use Native “Go To Date” Feature

  1. At the very outset, you need to copy the date of the specific appointment, like the following screenshot:Copy the date of the specific appointment
  2. Then, you should insure that the current view is “Calendar” view.
  • In the Calendar area, select the right calendar folder.
  • Then, head to ‘View” tab and click on the “Change View” tab.
  1. Next, you could press “Ctrl + G” key buttons, which will bring up the “Go To Date” small dialog box.
  2. Later, you can paste the date of the specific appointment in the “Date” field.Paste the date of the specific appointment
  3. Finally, you can click “OK” button. At once, you will be brought to the date of this specific appointment in Calendar.Jump to Date of Specific Appointment

Without any doubts, the Method 1 is actually a bit troublesome. Now, thereinafter, we will introduce another way.

Method 2: Utilize Outlook VBA Tactfully

  1. To start with, in the main Outlook window, press “Alt + F11” key buttons.
  2. Then, in the subsequent VBA editor window, you need to open a new module.
  3. Next, copy the following VBA code into this module.
Sub JumpTo_DateOfSpecificAppointment_InCalendarView()
    Dim objAppointment As Outlook.AppointmentItem
    Dim dSpecificDate As Date
    Dim objCalendarView As View

    Select Case Application.ActiveWindow.Class
           Case olInspector
                Set objAppointment = ActiveInspector.CurrentItem
           Case olExplorer
                Set objAppointment = ActiveExplorer.Selection.Item(1)
    End Select
    dSpecificDate = objAppointment.Start

    Set objCalendarView = ActiveExplorer.CurrentFolder.Views.Item("Calendar")
    objCalendarView.GoToDate dSpecificDate
    'You can change "olCalendarViewMonth" as per your needs
    'olCalendarView5DayWeek, olCalendarViewDay, olCalendarViewMultiDay,olCalendarViewWeek
    objCalendarView.CalendarViewMode = olCalendarViewMonth
End Sub

VBA Code - Jump to the Date of a Specific Appointment

  1. After that, you can exit the current window.
  2. Later, access “Outlook Options” to add this macro to Quick Access Toolbar.
  3. Finally you can have a try.
  • First, you can open or select a source appointment whose date you want to jump to.
  • Then, click the macro button in Quick Access Toolbar.
  • Immediately, Outlook will go to the specific date in Calendar view.

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