I want to enter company holidays in the default working calender in Microsoft Project. But everytime I create new file, I have to re-enter holidays again.

Is there a way to save the holidays, so that when we create new projects, we don't have to define it every time?

  • Which version? 2007 or 2010? – SBWorks Oct 5 '11 at 1:56

With Project 2003 and 2007, the only way I have been able to accomplish this is by changing the working calendar on a project, saving that project as a template, and then sharing the template.


Open a current project or new project, change the project calendar and add the calendar to the global file. Saving it as a global file makes the calendar visible to all projects. Steps to add calendar to global file a) Go to Tools => Organizer b) Select Calendar Tab and click Copy.

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