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Monkey Bytes - SharePoint 2010 Calendars (custom colors)

Written By: Virgil Carroll
Posted: 11/23/2010

As promised, here is another edition of Monkey Bytes! This video is a continuation from the last couple video blogs with Virgil, which explored different ways to increase the usability on your SharePoint calendar using things like overlays, views, and colors. Unlike the last 2 video blogs which looked at why we do things the way we do, this one will show you how to implement custom colors into your SharePoint calendar. I will walk you through all the necessary steps to getting custom colors on your calendar, including:

  • Creating a stylesheet in SharePoint 2010
  • Applying your new stylesheet to the masterpage

Monkey Bytes - SharePoint 2010 Calendar (custom colors)
Here's the CSS file I use in this demo: CalendarOverlay.css

Chad's Bio Coming Soon!

More About Virgil

Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect.

Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.

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