Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
On the Home tab, in the New group, click the New Task button.
KEYBOARD SHORTCUT Press Ctrl+Shift+K to create a new task from any module. For
more information about keyboard shortcuts, see “Keyboard shortcuts” at the end of
In the Subject box, enter SBS Send Dinner Invitations .
Click the button at the right end of the Start date box, and on the calendar that
appears, click the Tuesday that follows the Monday you selected for the SBS Make
Dinner Reservations task.
Click the Due date button, and on the calendar that appears, click the Wednesday
that follows the start date.
TIP You can’t assign to a task a due date that has already passed.
Select the Reminder check box. Notice that the default reminder time available from
the task item ( 8:00 AM ) is different from that available in the Custom dialog box
( 4:00 PM ).
In the notes pane, enter the following sentence:
Invite all management team members and their spouses.
In the Actions group, click the Save & Close button to add the task to your task list.
A bell next to a task name indicates that a reminder is set for the task.
CLEAN UP Retain the SBS Order Brochures, SBS Make Dinner Reservations, and SBS
Send Dinner Invitations tasks, and the lagged SBS Tradeshow Schedule and SBS First
Draft messages, for use in later exercises.