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Set Up the New Year Calendar

You can add special days and holidays to the calendar for the new year and print a list. There are a few things you need to do to set up the new year calendar.

Back up your data

  1. On the File menu, click Backup / Restore / Archive > Backup Data.
  2. Click Backup Data.
  3. Enter a reason for the backup, such as "Backup before setting up the new year calendar".
  4. Select a backup method, and enter or select any relevant information.
  5. Click Start Backup.
  6. After your data is backed up, you can print the backup information for your reference.

Set up special days and holidays

  1. On the File menu, click Setup > Special Days & Holidays.
  2. To set up new dates based on those currently in the list, click Automatic Setup for a New Year.
    1. Select a date range to add the new dates.
    2. Select to repeat the current dates or select any list(s) of predefined dates.
    3. Click Add/OK.
  3. To insert additional dates that weren't in the current list or predefined dates, click the add icon green plus sign, and enter the details. This can include things like birthdays and church events.
  4. Click Save/OK.

example of setting up special days and holidays for the new year

Print the list of dates for the new year

  1. On the File menu, click Setup > Special Days & Holidays.
  2. Verify the dates in the list.
  3. Click Print List.
  4. Select your printing options, then click Preview.
  5. When you're ready, click Print.