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Adding Coptic Feasts to Microsoft Outlook Calendar

Do you want to add the Coptic Feasts to your Microsoft Outlook Calendar?
Most people use Outlook to check email at work or at home. Now you can stay up-to-date on the Coptic Feasts

Now you can be aware of all the Coptic Feasts from the same Computer Calendar that informs you your other holidays.
Simply follow the steps below to add them.
The calendar file will import the Coptic Feasts until the year 2020.

  1. Find the folder on your computer that contains the "OUTLOOK.HOL" file.
    For OUTLOOK2002, it should in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office10\1033
    For OUTLOOK2003, it should in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE11\1033
    For OUTLOOK2007, it should in: C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\OFFICE12\1033
  2. Make a backup of the "OUTLOOK.HOL" file.
  3. Click to get the OUTLOOK.HOL file; your system should recognize it as an outlook calendar file and automatically install it (skip to step 8 below);
    otherwise:
    Download the OUTLOOK.HOL file that contains the coptic feasts, and save it in the same folder that contained the original file.
    You can download the file by right-clicking the mouse pointer on the file name and choose "save target as" or "save link as" from the drop-down menu.
    To see the Coptic Feast Only that are added to the main file, look at COPTIC.TXT
  4. Open up Microsoft Outlook
  5. From the Tools menu, click Options

  6. Click on Calender Options

  7. Click on Add Holidays
  8. Select Coptic from the list;
    Deselect United States if they are already added, otherwise, it will add all the United States Holidays a second time to your calendar;
    Click OK. 


 

 
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