Outlook Gadgets for Vista Sidebar


A couple of new gadgets published recently. 

The Outlook Upcoming Appointments gadget shows you your next three to five upcoming appointments from your Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 calendar in the Vista Sidebar, just as they appear in the Outlook 2007 To-Do Bar. You can double click on appointments to open them in Outlook. The theme of the gadget matches the theme of Office. If you are receiving security prompts, you can turn off the option to see the appointment organizer. This gadget only works with Outlook 2007.

The Outlook Tasks gadget shows you your tasks, flagged e-mail, and flagged contacts from Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 together in the Vista Sidebar, just as they appear in the Outlook 2007 To-Do Bar. You can sort the tasks by date, category or priority, and you can include or exclude groups that you don’t want see. The gadget has two sizes so that you can see more or fewer tasks. You can double click on tasks to open them in Outlook. You can enter new tasks into Outlook through the new item row at the top of the gadget. You can mark tasks complete by clicking on the checkbox on the left side of the gadget. The theme of the gadget matches the theme of Office. This gadget only works with Outlook 2007.

Update 6 Dec: These gadgets are not localised and currently only work correctly for North American users.


Comments (1)

  1. Jan Stoltenborg says:

    The gadget, OUA does not show all day events, and does also not show events starting and ending on different dates.

    Updates wanted, as this is a great – potential – gadget.

    Best regards, Jan, Denmark ( jan/a/stoltenborg.info

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