Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Viewing the To-Do List.
At the top of the To-Do List is a box labeled Click here to add. You can click here and type a new
task title. When you press Enter, the task is automatically created with a due date of today and
default settings for other task data such as importance. Double-click the newly created task to
change the due date or any other aspects of the task.
Creating a New Task
To create a new task, click the New button when you are in Task view, or select Task from the New
menu when in any other view (you can also press Ctrl+Shift+K). Outlook will create a new task
and display it as shown in Figure 15.5.
The only required entry on this form is the subject, which will be the title of the task displayed in
Task view. The other task information on this form is explained here and in the following sections:
n Start Date: If you want to specify a start date for the task, click the adjacent down arrow
and select the date from the calendar.
n Due Date: Click the adjacent down arrow and select the task’s due date from the calendar.