How to get here...
- Click the "Details Pane" command on the
- The Details pane defaults to the bottom-left corner
of the screen. If you don't see it, try resetting the
window layout using the Window
The Details Pane shows details for today or for the currently selected
date, event, task, note, or contact. Buttons at the bottom of the
Details Pane enable the details to be printed, copied, or
emailed. Navigation buttons are also provided for moving
sequentially through items, in the order they occur.
- A displayed item can be opened in the
Note Editor, or
Contact Editor by
clicking its title in the Details Pane.
- The Details Pane will default to being displayed at the
bottom-left corner of the main window. However, it can be
repositioned anywhere on the screen by dragging the Detail
Pane's title bar.
- A drop-down list in the bottom-left corner of the
Details Pane enables displaying either the details about
today's date or about the currently selected item (day,
event, task, note, or contact).
When an event is selected in the
Calendar View or Event List,
the event title, assigned calendar, category, start and end
date/time, location, recurrence settings, reminder status, description,
and linked items can be shown. If the event belongs to a
shared calendar, the event
creator and date/time of the last modification will also be
shown. Any information that is not applicable to
the selected event will not be displayed. Also, links
(such as to web pages or local files) contained within event
description will be clickable from the Details pane.
When a task is selected in the
Calendar View or Task List, the task description,
completion status, category, due date, start time/duration, and
repeat settings will be shown. Any items that are not applicable
to the selected task will not be displayed. The description text
for overdue tasks will be colored red. It will be colored gray
for completed tasks, and black for tasks that have not been
completed but are not yet overdue.
When a note is selected in the
Calendar View or Note List, the
note will be shown in the Details Pane.
When a contact is selected in the
Contacts List, the contact's details will
appear in the Details Pane.
When a date is selected in the
Calendar View or
when the Details Pane content has been set to
"Today", the Details Pane will show all the
events that occur on the day as well as any
overdue tasks. Events that have already occurred
will be colored gray.
Command buttons are provided at the bottom of the
From left to right, the commands are defined as
- Selection/Today - Specifies the
content to be displayed in the Details Pane. It can be
either "Selection" or "Today".
- Print - Will perform a quick print
of the displayed details. A standard Print window will
appear where the destination printer can be selected.
- Page Setup - Displays the Page
Setup window where the page size, orientation,
header/footer, and margins can be specified.
- Copy - Copies the displayed details,
including links, pictures, and text formatting. This can
be pasted into an email, Microsoft Word, or any other
program that supports text formatted as HTML.
- Copy Plain Text - Copies the
displayed details, but strips out any additional formatting
- Email - Initiates a new plain-text
email, using the default email program (if one is
installed). The email will be initialized from the
- Previous/Next - Enables navigation
between items, based on the order they occur. When
clicked, the Details Pane will be updated to show the
previous or next item or date, depending on the current
selection. This will also cycle through
items that have been filtered in the
Calendar Items list and
not otherwise selectable for display in the Details
Pane. These buttons are not provided when the content is
set to "Today".