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Exchange 2003 / Outlook 2003/2007 - Shared Calendars and appointment scheduling

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Just come across a slightly annoying problem in outlook - just wondering if anyone knows a work-around for it.

When in outlook, if you create a new Meeting Request or Appointment, and then select Scheduling - you can enter any users name and view their calendar - What i'd like to be able to do is add a shared calendar (located on the exchange server - not against any users) and view the calendar in scheduling view.

If i type in 'shared_calendar_1' as a user in Scheduling - it picks up the calendar from the address book and accepts it as an attendee, but it shows 'No Information' across the entire calendar.

If i open the shared calendar directly from shared folders, i can view the calendar perfectly and see all entries..

Does anyone know how i can view that calendar in the scheduling window?

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Reason for doing it would be to compare all users calendars against meeting rooms so that availability could easily be checked - Guess thats not possible then..! thanks for the information :)
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