Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
▪ To-Do List Displays tasks organized by default in groups by due date (you can
reorder the tasks any way you want), and the Reading Pane, in which you can
preview the details of any selected task. This is the default view.
▪ Tasks Displays a list of task details in columns. Each task is preceded by a check box
so that you can easily indicate when the task is complete. The Reading Pane is hidden
by default, so you must open a task item (or display the Reading Pane) to display
TIP In addition to these standard views, you can display tasks filtered and organized in
many other ways, by selecting a view from the Change View gallery. For more information,
see “Displaying different views of tasks” in Chapter 6, “Track tasks.”
The ribbon in the Tasks module includes the File tab and the four standard module tabs:
▪ Home Includes the commands you need to create, manage, and view tasks, and to
initiate communication with contacts. You can assign tasks to co-workers and work
with tasks assigned to you, send task information to a OneNote notebook, and tag
tasks in ways that enable you to better locate or manage them.
The Home tab of the Tasks module ribbon.
▪ Send/Receive Identical to that of the Calendar and People modules.
▪ Folder Provides the same functionality as it does in the Calendar and People
modules, but is specific to task items.
TIP Many of the Actions commands are available only when you select a custom
folder (a folder that you create, rather than the To-Do List or Tasks folders created by
▪ View This tab provides the same functionality as it does in the Mail and People
modules. The content of the Arrangement gallery is specific to tasks.
The View tab of the Tasks module ribbon.