How to Export an Outlook Calendar to XML Format

Rendering data into XML format is a great way to make it accessible to other software. If you maintain schedule data in Outlook and want to process it with other applications, here is a procedure for converting it into XML format.

Steps

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    Open calendar in Outlook.
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    Under File, select "Import" and "Export".
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    In the Import and Export Wizard, select "Export to a File".
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    Under Export to a File, select Microsoft Access.
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    Under Export to a File, select the Calendar folder.
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    Under Export to a File, select the desired name and location of the exported file.
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    Under Export to a File, select "Finish".
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    Under "Set Date Range", select the desired date range of the export.
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    Open the exported file in Access.
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    In the Database view, right click on the Calendar icon.
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    Select "Export".
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    Under Export Table "Calendar" to..., indicate the file name of the exported xml file, and specify Save as type to be XML (*.xml).
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    Ensure that "Data (XML)" is selected, and select "OK".

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