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Topic # 111140 25-Oct-2012 13:48 Send private message

If anyone is using Outlook and has NZ public holidays turned on for their calendar can you check and see if Labour day is showing up as being on Monday 29th of October this year and let me know please. Want to know if it is just my environment or everywhere. Thank :)




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  Reply # 706282 25-Oct-2012 13:55 Send private message

It's not just you. On my work computer it was shown as next Monday.

Edit - Outlook 2003.

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  Reply # 706284 25-Oct-2012 13:58 Send private message

Yep, me too on Outlook 2007

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  Reply # 706288 25-Oct-2012 13:59 Send private message

ok thanks for checking guys. Kind of a moot point now that it has past but still have people logging calls about it. Maybe they want next Monday off as well :)




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  Reply # 706301 25-Oct-2012 14:19 Send private message

Outlook 2013 shows the correct date 22nd October. Outlook 2010 also shows the correct date in my work environment. It will be an Exchange setup issue. My work mate at old job on Exchange 2010/Outlook 2010 also had date showing as 29th October.




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  Reply # 706307 25-Oct-2012 14:38 Send private message

Outlook 2010 here - no exchange. Date shown as coming Monday 29th.

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  Reply # 706308 25-Oct-2012 14:40 Send private message

yeah I think it is a client only setting as I cant see anything in our Exchange where I can push out public holiday updates to everyones calendars




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  Reply # 706309 25-Oct-2012 14:50 Send private message

Outlook 2010 (version 14.0.6117.5001 SP1) here and date is correct on my machine.

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  Reply # 706326 25-Oct-2012 15:32 Send private message

Office Pro Outlook 2010 Version 14.0.6123.5001 here, it shows 29th as Labour Day.




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  Reply # 706329 25-Oct-2012 15:34 Send private message

billgates: Outlook 2013 shows the correct date 22nd October. Outlook 2010 also shows the correct date in my work environment. It will be an Exchange setup issue. My work mate at old job on Exchange 2010/Outlook 2010 also had date showing as 29th October.


Not an Exchange set up issue as I'm not using Exchange.




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  Reply # 706330 25-Oct-2012 15:42 Send private message

Technofreak:
billgates: Outlook 2013 shows the correct date 22nd October. Outlook 2010 also shows the correct date in my work environment. It will be an Exchange setup issue. My work mate at old job on Exchange 2010/Outlook 2010 also had date showing as 29th October.


Not an Exchange set up issue as I'm not using Exchange.


Check File, Options, Calendar, Add Holidays in the Outlook client. If you have the NZ holidays active (which you most likely will, I think Outlook picks it up from your system locale settings) you will have the wrong Labour Day date - I think the algorithm that it uses hit a hiccup.

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  Reply # 706334 25-Oct-2012 16:05 Send private message

http://blog.meteorit.co.uk/2010/09/03/outlook-2010-has-incorrect-holidays-for-uk-and-many-other-countries/


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  Reply # 706339 25-Oct-2012 16:07

There are blog entries from way back that Microsoft got it wrong for a whole bunch of countries eg http://blog.meteorit.co.uk/2010/09/03/outlook-2010-has-incorrect-holidays-for-uk-and-many-other-countries/



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  Reply # 706359 25-Oct-2012 16:33 Send private message

that link helped me. Was able to fix the outlook.hol file and am gonna sort it out so that it updates users machines when they log on. Cheers all.




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  Reply # 706447 25-Oct-2012 18:08 Send private message

I have Outlook 2010, no exchange and it showed the correct date.

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  Reply # 706461 25-Oct-2012 18:46 Send private message

Was just wondering why Labor Day this year was a week erlier than previous years. Anyone know??




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