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HP Month-at-a-Glance Plus Installation Guide


Applies To

  • Windows CE 2.0, 2.0 SP1
  • hp Month-at-a-Glance Plus


Month-at-a-Glance Plus provides extended features of the original release of hp Month-at-a-Glance as well as several bug fixes. This article provides an overview of the installation and use of the application.



  • Installation Guide
  • Software Guide
  • Links

Installation Guide


Download the Month-at-a-Glance Plus installation file by pressing on the download button

Connect your Handheld PC to your host PC

Once downloaded, run the mag102ec.exe file to inflate the files and begin the installation

MAG Plus Splash


Agree to the End User License Agreement (EULA) and install the files to the hard drive 

Set-up will copy files from your hard drive to your Handheld PC

Installing 1


 Installing 2

Once set-up has completed you can safely disconnect your device and immediately use Month-at-a-Glance Plus

Software Guide

Month-at-a-Glance Plus is a upgrade patch to the ROM installed Month-at-a-Glance provided on hp Handheld PC's. The patch adds extra functionality to the Calendar management features provided by the original Month-at-a-Glance program.

This article covers how-to use Month-at-a-Glance Plus, which has the same user interface as the original Month-at-a-Glance program, with the exception of one feature. This article is similar to CESD-S-0015 (hp Month-at-a-Glance Guide) with the exception of point #8 listed below.


To make proper use of Month-at-a-Glance Plus you will need to make use of Pocket Outlook's Calendar and time management facilities.

HPC Factor suggests only installing this update if you make regular use of the original Month-at-a-Glance application.


To launch hp Month-at-a-Glance Plus:

  • Minimise your open applications to show the 'Desktop' (Press the Show Desktop icon on right hand side of the Taskbar)

  • Double tap 'Month-at-a-Glance Plus'

MAG Plus Icon

If the Icon is missing, Month-at-a-Glance can be launched by choosing Start > Run > HPCView.exe, and tapping OK
By navigating to the \Windows directory and running HPCView.exe


Month-at-a-Glance Plus will open and is designed to automatically display the current month, highlighting the current day, 

The date settings are dictated either by the user in the World Clock utility, or automatically upon Synchronisation. If the system date is incorrect, the wrong month and day will be displayed.

Month View

Calendar information is displayed in the boxes for each day allowing you to keep track of your schedule over a monthly period. Double tapping a day which has calendar content will automatically open Outlook Calendar's organiser at the correct date so you can organise your schedule.

Once Pocket Outlook has been opened, you can return to Month-at-a-Glance at any time by choosing either the Tray icon, by choosing its task bar entry or using Alt + Tab to cycle through the open applications.

If you wish to view the calendar events for a successive or previous month, use the Previous icon button to navigate up one month, and the Next Icon button to navigate down 1 month

This view can be accessed within the Month-at-a-Glance application by tapping on the 1 Month view toolbar Icon Month view icon or cycling the key combination Ctrl + M.*


Month-at-a-Glance also allows you to view your schedule in a 6 Month view

6 month view

The 6 month view displays days which are marked with calendar events in bold. Double tapping on the date will open the Outlook Calendar program at that date allowing you to browse the scheduled events in detail.

The 6 month view allows you to scroll through previous and successive months in 2 ways. Firstly, use the Previous 3 monthsNext 3 months buttons to navigate up or down in a 3 month period.

Secondly the Previous 6 monthsNext 6 months buttons allow you to scroll through on a 6 month basis, allowing for quicker visual access to your schedule

This view can be accessed within the Month-at-a-Glance application by tapping on the 6 Month view toolbar Icon 6 month view icon or by cycling the key combination Ctrl + M.*


If you wish to view past calendar items or future ones you can quickly navigate to any point in the calendar, at any Day, Month or Year by choosing the Go To Date tool.

Goto tool

The Go To Date tool is accessed from its tool bar Icon Goto icon, from the Go menu or by pressing the key combination Ctrl + G.*
A calendar box will be displayed, allowing you to scroll through the days, select the month's from a drop down menu and also to type the desired year.

When you have found the required date, tap the OK button to view the day in the main window


At any time while using the Month-at-a-Glance program, you can choose to open the Pocket Outlook calendar by either double tapping on the data in the 1 or 6 month view, or by using the Open Outlook icon icon or by using the Ctrl + D key combination*

Pocket Outlook

This launches calendar to the specified date allowing you to modify the entry's.


Alternately you can choose to view the calendar schedule in Pocket Outlook in weekly view.

Week view

To do this Single Tap a date in the week you wish to view.
Press the Week view icon button on the toolbar or use the Ctrl + W command to open Calendar on that date.

NB: As demonstrated in the above image, the default setting in Pocket Outlook is to class a week as a 5 day working week. This can be changed in Calendar by choosing View > Number of days, and choosing the desired value


Month-at-a-Glance Plus adds an additional feature to the Month-at-a-Glance program, in the form of the Day-at-a-Glance view.

Day-at-a-Glance allows users to view a single days schedule within the Month-at-a-Glance program. 

Day at a glance view

To access the Day-at-a-Glance feature, 

  1. Single tap the day you wish to view

  2. Press the Day-at-a-Glance toolbar button Day at a glance icon

The Day-at-a-Glance view displays a list of calendar events for the chosen day next to the scheduled time. In the top right of the window the day of the year is displayed next to the remaining days of the year e.g. (82/283)

To close the view, tap elsewhere on the Month-at-a-Glance Plus screen


Finally, the Month-at-a-Glance Plus 'File' Menu allows you to view the version of Month-at-a-Glance that you are using. Displayed here is the 'About screen' for Month-at-a-Glance Plus (Version 1.02)

About box

To exit the program either tap the cross in the top right of the screen
or Choose File > Exit


* NB: More information on Windows CE Key commands can be found in CESD Productivity article CESDP0001

See Also

hp Jornada Home Page: http://www.hp.com/jornada