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    week calendar presentation

    I think that most of European countries (re)present the days of the week from Monday to Sunday. If I am right, in the US it is from Sunday to Saturday. Sunday is whether the first or the last day of the week.

    My question is: what is the best way to present a week calendar to both European and American readers? Is it European or American people that will be the most annoyed by a presentation that differs from their usual presentation? I know as an European that I am not used at all to the American week calendar representation. What are your thoughts?

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    Re: week calendar presentation

    If you are dealing with a business audience, then a week that starts on Monday should not be a big deal. Just make sure it's clearly labeled. A use of a different color for the weekend days is an easy way to make it understandable.

    Most Americans in business would call next week "the week of the 20th."

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    #3

    Re: week calendar presentation

    I agree with Dave that color coding the days is a good idea.

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    #4

    Re: week calendar presentation

    Thank you guys, I will make this idea mine!

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    #5

    Re: week calendar presentation

    Quote Originally Posted by olivier0 View Post
    Thank you guys, I will make this idea mine!
    It seems a little odd to consider this idea to be yours when it was just provided to you by SoothingDave and then backed up by Mike.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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