Glossary of Useful Terms

Here is a handy reference guide of terms used within the Help system.

Calendar Collection A Calendar Collection is the basic calendar document file you create. A Calendar Collection contains your calendars, event lists, address book, and pictures (placed or imported). All of this is saved into a single Calendar Creator file document on your hard drive.
Ready-Made Calendar A fully functional calendar complete with images and styles. You can select a Ready-Made Calendar and start using it immediately without any customization.
Template A component of the Calendar Wizard that has been stylized and formatted with a certain look and supplied with placeholders for images. The Calendar Wizard replaces the placeholders with the images from the image set of your choice.
QuickStyles They contain font and color presets so you can quickly change your calendar's appearance. They can also be user-defined to save your favorite calendar style creations. Remember, QuickStyles only change the look of your calendar, not the placement of objects in the calendar.
Image Set Manager Allows you to create and manage image sets to be used with your calendar collections.
Calendar View This term refers to the time period a calendar represents. Calendar view options include: Year, Month, Multi-Month, Week, Multi-Week, Week Planner, and Day.
Period A period is one page of a calendar view. For example, in the month view, each period is a month, and that's what is displayed on each page. In the multi-month view, the default period is 3 months, though this can be customized to your needs.
Calendar Cells Calendars cells are the basic units of a calendar-that is, the days on a monthly calendar or the time slots on a daily calendar. Each cell can contain its own events, text, and graphics.
Event An event is any occasion, occurrence, commitment (personal, social or business) which you'd like to make note of on a calendar.
Event List A list containing the events and their information (description and other pertinent notes attached to that event) which are marked on your calendar(s).
Categories You can organize your events (and tasks) by categories like: "Birthdays," "Meetings" and "To do." You can then hide those categories so that only certain kinds of events (or tasks) are visible on your calendar at any time. You can also sort your lists by category as well as set global styles to categories. For example, all events (or tasks) categorized as "Birthdays" will appear in bold, blue text.
Task A task is any errand, phone call or to do item (personal, social or business) which you'd like to make note of in the calendar task list.
Task List A list containing the tasks and their information (description and other pertinent notes attached to that task).
Drawing Objects These are any graphic objects added to your calendar, including various shapes and lines. Drawing objects can be sized, styled, and moved in many ways. Pictures can also be added to them.
Art Gallery A gallery of images and photographs you can use for placement in your calendar collections. You can also store your own favorite images in the gallery.
The Photo Workshop The Photo Workshop is an image-editing program to touch up or add special effects to your photographs.
Text Objects Any "floating" piece of text. Text objects can be placed anywhere on your calendar and used for decoration, identification, humor enhancement, etc., You can have a text object that repeats through a year as in:. "The Year I Made My First Million." Text objects are not, however, directly linked to a specific event as is information you may add to your event list.
InstaBook A printing option that automatically determines the placement of multiple calendars on a page so that when cut, folded, and stapled, a booklet-type calendar is produced.