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    changing snooze (2000)

    Is it possible to change the list of snooze options that appear when you get an appointment reminder. I'd really like to have a "remind me 30 minutes before start."

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    Re: changing snooze (2000)

    Go to Tools, Options, Preferences tab and under the Calendar, change the default reminder time to 30 minutes.

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    Re: changing snooze (2000)

    Thanks, but I don't want to change the initial reminder, just the snooze option. For example, I frequently set the intial reminder for 8 hours in advance so I get it first thing in the morning. From there, I'd really like to be able to click Snooze and get the next reminder a specific amount of time before the appointment. Sometimes 1 hour, sometimes 30 minutes, sometimes 15 minutes -- depends on how long it's going to take me to get there. The only existing option is "5 minutes before." All the other ones are for a specific amount of time FROM the time you click snooze.

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    Re: changing snooze (2000)

    There is no way to change the default snooze time. Send your suggestions to mswish@microsoft.com

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    Re: changing snooze (2000)

    Looks like you're going to have to do it the long way around (one extra mouse click <img src=/S/grin.gif border=0 alt=grin width=15 height=15>). Click "Open Item", select "Reminder:" time from drop down list, click "Save and Close". This way you have the option to specify an exact amount of time too, since you can type in your own value, if the supplied list doesn't suit. And, yes, I too would prefer that this were available via the reminders (especially for reminder flag reminders).
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    Re: changing snooze (2000)

    I may be missing something here, but when an appointment reminder pops up on my PC there is a scroll box at the bottom labelled "Click snooze to be reminded again". On the drop down box beside this choose the time interval you want.
    Like you I often set up reminders a day in advance, then use this feature to give me the required reminder in time to have all reports ready etc. HTH
    (I have sometimes found that booting the PC after doing this can cause the reminder to pop up before the chosen reminder, but that's OK, just an annoying "feature"
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    Re: changing snooze (2000)

    You maybe, a little. I understood Scott(?) wanted to set the snooze time to be X before appointment time. The (fixed) times in the drop down are for X from now. When you set the original reminder that is set the way scott wants, but when the reminder pops up it cannot be set the same way directly.

    I assume Scott wants to be able to set the original reminder, especially for more distant appointments, to occur well in advance so he can prepare for it, say the day before. Then he wants to reset the reminder more precisely to an hour (or whatever) before the appointment to make sure he gets there. That can only be done if you open the appointment again.
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    Re: changing snooze (2000)

    I see what you mean, and agree.
    When you reverse the mindset (I'm, saying I'm backward? <img src=/S/bummer.gif border=0 alt=bummer width=15 height=15>) then the way I work my reminders can have a similar effect, and save a mouse click (out out damn scrooge!)
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