Set Up Special Days and Holidays

Special days and holidays display on your calendars in the program. You can set up important dates manually (one-at-a-time) or automatically (for the entire year).
  1. On the File menu, click Setup > Special Days & Holidays.
  2. To add a date manually, click the add icon green plus sign.
  3. Enter a name for the special day or holiday.
  4. Enter or select a date.
  5. If you want to set a calculation for next year, select an option from the drop-down list.
    Note: This option determines when your special day or holiday displays on the Home Screen. These predefined calculations cannot be modified or deleted.
  6. Click Save/OK.

Set Up Special Days and Holidays Automatically

  1. On the File menu, click Setup > Special Days & Holidays.
  2. Click Automatic Setup for a New Year.
  3. Enter the date range you want to add special days and holidays in.
  4. Select how to set up your special days and holidays:
    • Repeat dates already in the list — Sets up dates for your date range based on items previously set up.
    • Choose predefined dates — Sets up dates recognized as holidays and Holy Days.
  5. If you repeat dates already in the list, select whether to use the same pictures associated with each date.
  6. If you use predefined dates, select which list(s) to use dates from. Click View Dates to see the dates included in the list.
  7. Click Add/OK.

Remove Old Dates

You can remove special dates and holidays from a prior date range. We recommend periodically removing old dates you no longer need.
  1. On the File menu, click Setup > Special Days & Holidays.
  2. Click Remove Dates from a Prior Year.
  3. Enter the date range for the special days and holidays you want to remove.
  4. Click Remove/OK.