Click the New Event link to create a new Calendaring Event. The page used to compose an Event is a modification of the E-mail composing page.
The Event Composing page contains the controls used to specify the time of the Event:
You can specify the time when the event starts, and the duration of the event. To compose an All-Day event, select the All-Day Event checkbox.
The Options panel allows you to specify the Event options:
The Event Priority can be High, Normal, or Low.
You can specify how the Event should be marked in your Free-Busy data. The Event time can be marked as Free, Busy, Tentative, or Out of Office/Unavailable.
If you select the Private Item option, this Event will be invisible for other users who have access to your Calendar Mailbox.
You can specify the Location and the Subject (Summary) of the Event. The Subject text is used to display the Event on the Calendar view page.
To organize a meeting, add the attendees to the To, Optional, and Inform fields:
When you save or update a meeting, a meeting request is sent to all attendees. If you want to compose or update a meeting without sending meeting requests, disable the Send Requests option.
The Event composing page displays a list of all specified attendees, along with their confirmation status data. When you receive replies to your meeting request (see below), the attendee confirmation status data is updated. You can also set the status manually if an attendee replied with a non-calendaring E-mail that cannot be processed automatically, or if an attendee replied by other means, such as a phone call.
Click the Show Availability button to display the attendee's free/busy information:
Click the Save button to store the Event and to send meeting requests to the Event attendees. If you have opened the Event composing page using a link on a Calendar view page, the newly created Event is stored in that Calend