Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
In this exercise, you’ll take a tour of the Tasks module and look at features in the task
window that differ from those in the message, calendar item, and contact record windows.
SET UP You don’t need any practice files to complete this exercise; just follow the
On the Navigation Bar , click the Tasks button to open the Tasks module and display
the To-Do List view of your task list.
On the Home tab, in the New group, click the New Task button to open an untitled
KEYBOARD SHORTCUT Press Ctrl+Shift+K to create a task from any Outlook module.
Familiarize yourself with the fields in the task window.
The Subject field is the only field in which you must enter text to create a task. If
you enter an end date, Outlook adds the task to the appropriate Due Date category
(Today, Tomorrow, This Week, Next Week, or a custom category based on the date).
Leaving the Due Date set to None adds the task to the No Date category.
TIP You can easily move a task to a different Due Date category by clicking the task
in the To-Do List, in the Tasks list, or on the To-Do Bar, and then clicking the
timeframe you want in the Follow Up group on the Home tab of the Tasks module.
On the Task tab, in the Show group, click the Details button.
The Details page displays the additional fields of information you can save with the task.