Shared Calendar and delegation access

how to shared one of my calendar in Outlook 2007 to someone who can manage on behalf on me ? and what is the difference between delegrattioin of calendar and shared calendar?
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Delagation means that another user has rights to alter and/or change content Depending on permissions that are set. Shared calendar means that can just see it.

Question: What version of Outlook are you running?

In outlook 2010:
File tab --> info --> account settings --> Delagate access
Choose user and set permissions.

In 2007 I believe
Tools --> options --> Delagate access
Sumit SharmaProfessional 2, System AdministratorCommented:
1) Open up Microsoft Outlook 2007, click on the Calendar tab at the bottom of the Navigation Pane.
2) Once in the Calendar Tab, Click on “Share My Calendar” on the Navigation Pane.
3) a) After clicking on “Share My Calendar”, a calendar share request window will pop up.
b) Enter the email address of the recipient you want to share your calendar with. NOTE: You can share your calendar with more than one recipient. Just enter all the email addresses of the recipients separated with semicolons between addresses.
c) Make sure the box of “allow recipient to view your Calendar” is checked.
d) If you want to view the recipient’s calendar, check the box next to “request permission to view
recipient’s Calendar” as well.
e)Click the Send button on the left.
f) Another small window will pop up asking for permissions. Just click Yes.

The difference between delegrattioin of calendar and shared calendar is to do with the editor delegate type. If you make someone an editor delegate, you can make that person receive meeting-related emails sent to you. When someone invites you to a meeting, both you and your delegate receive the email invite. Your delegate can then accept or decline the meeting on your behalf.

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