Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
n Status: By default this is Not Started. If necessary, you can open this list and select In
Progress, Completed, Waiting on Someone Else, or Deferred.
n Priority: The default is Normal; you can also select Low or High.
n % Complete: If the task is already partially complete, use the up and down arrows to
specify the correct value in this field.
n Categorize: Click this button to assign the task to an Outlook category.
n Follow Up: Click this button to assign a follow-up to the task.
n Private: Click this button to make the task private so it will not be viewable by other
people when you share your calendar.
n Reminder: Check this option if you want to be reminded of the task, then use the
adjacent fields to specify the date and time of the reminder. Click the speaker icon to change
the sound played at the reminder time.
n Contacts: Click this button to associate the task with one or more of your contacts.
n Save & Close: Click this button when you are finished defining the task.
Other aspects of creating a new task are explained in the following sections.
Creating a new task.