Month Template

The Month template style generates a calendar showing an entire month. Each event or task will be ordered based on its starting time. All day events will be placed at the top of each day cell.

Options

Month templates provide the following options when creating a calendar...


Start output at Options are Current month, Next month, or Selected month. When Selected month is picked, the Start month option will be shown.
Start monthThe first month to show in the generated output.
Number of monthsMultiple months can be generated. Each month will be placed on its own worksheet (Excel) or page (Word). You can select how many months to include in the output by clicking the drop-down arrow.
First day of weekThe first day of the week will be the left-most day column.
Min rows per dayEach day cell will consist of the minimum number of specified rows. The higher the value, the more events will be able to fit, but larger values might it more difficult to fit the calendar on a single page when printing.
Max rows per day This is the maximum number of rows to be used for each day cell. If a date has more events than the maximum number of rows, an indication will be shown at the bottom of the day cell.
Text behavior Titles can be wrapped (if space allows), never wrapped, or shrunk to fit so that wrapping is unnecessary. You can pick the desired behavior via the drop-down list.
Item font size Override the default font size associated with each calendar data source.
Item sort order Sort items by either start time or calendar data source. When sorted by calendar data source, items will be effectively grouped based on their associated calendar data source.
If an item doesn't fit Select what to do when an item won't fit within the specified Max rows per day. Options are Show "+ More" indicator or Overflow to additional page.
Time FormatThe time format. Supported formats are 12-hour (8:00 PM), 24-hour (20:00), Shortened (8pm), Military (2000), and Numeric (20.0). An example time is shown for each format in the drop-down list.
Only use background color for all-day itemsWhen checked, only events or tasks that are all-day or span multiple days will have a background color. Other items will have their text colored without a background.
Show start time When checked, event or task start times will be shown. The ordering of times, title, and location values can be specified in the PrintableCal options.
Show end time When checked, event or task end times will be shown.
Use bold text for item times When checked, item titles will be in bold text, to help differentiate from the location and description values.
Show locationWhen checked, event or task locations will be shown.
Show descriptions within items When checked, descriptions will be shown within items if space is available.
Show descriptions in tooltips When checked, an item's description will be added to a comment that pops up when hovering the mouse over the item. Note, this only works when calendars are generated in Excel, not Word. Also, these comments won't be included in the printout.
Condense unused rows When this option is checked, any unused rows in day cells will be deleted, allowing the month to be dynamically sized so it can fit better when printing. Note, blank rows will not be removed if this would result in fewer rows than specified by the Min rows per day value.
Clip items in alternate months When checked, events or or tasks that occur in the previous or next month will not be shown.