How do I keep color on calendar items when I import Outlook 07 pst to Exchange Pst

Posted on 2008-10-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
Hey guys, when I import an Outlook 07 PST to Exchange 2007 I seem to lose all of the color coding on the calendars. Do you guys know why this is happeninng, and how i can prevent this?

I have a few users who depend on this feature, and can not lose it when cutting over to ex 07.

Thank you.
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Does it happen if you copy it over to the exchange server instead of importing it.  If not than I have an easy way for you to move all the calendar items over to the Exchange server.

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I am kind of new to the exchange experience, although I would like to learn. How would I go about doing it the way you suggest?
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Copy over the calendar items (as apposed to importing them) do the following

Since you are using Outlook 2007;
1)      Open your calendar
2)      Go to View > current view > define views
3)      Click on the New button
4)      Make sure the Table option is chosen and add a name like All, then click OK
Now your calendar should just be a bunch of line items.  
5)      Choose Edit > Select All then Edit > copy
6)      Open the calendar on the server and paste all the calendar items into the Exchange account
7)      When youare done switch your view back by going to View > arrange by > current view > Day/Week/Month

Outlook 2007 is similar in step two instead you use; View > current view > define views.

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