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Differences on calendaring features between Outlook 2010 and Outlook 2007.

Outlook 2010 offers more calendaring features than Outlook 2007 and the following is worth knowing:
  1. Outlook 2010 can view others availability but Outlook 2007 cannot.

    The default sharing permission is free/busy and users of Outlook 2010 can view others availability. However, users of Outlook 2007 will encounter error message "You do not have sufficient permission to perform this operation on this object. See the folder contact or your system administrator."

  2. Outlook 2010 can adjust sharing permission before sending Calendar Sharing Invitation.

  • Outlook 2010: When you select Share Calendar, you can choose the followings before sending the Sharing Invitation:
    • Availability only
    • Limited Details
    • Full Details
  • Outlook 2007: When you select "Share my calendar..." with others, the default permission is Reviewer (Read Full Details). You have to "Change Sharing Permissions ..." after sending the invitation if you do not want others to view the full details.
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