Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
In this exercise, you’ll assign a task to another person.
SET UP You need the SBS Send Dinner Invitations task you created earlier in this
chapter to complete this exercise. If you didn’t create that task, you can do so now, or you can
substitute any task in your default task list. Choose a co-worker or other email contact
to practice assigning tasks to, and let him or her know to expect a task assignment. Then
display the To-Do List folder in the Tasks module, and follow the steps.
In the task list, double-click the SBS Send Dinner Invitations task to open the task in
a task window.
In the Manage Task group, click the Assign Task button to display a To box and Send
button in the task header. Notice that the Manage Task group now includes only the
Cancel Assignment button.
In the To box, enter the email address of the person to whom you want to assign the
task. Note that the Keep an updated copy of this task on my task list and Send me
a status report when this task is complete check boxes are selected by default.
When you assign a task, you have the option of keeping it on your task list or removing it.
In the task header, click the Send button. A message box notifies you that the task
reminder previously set for this task will be turned off when you assign it to another