Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Chapter 5: Tasks, Reminders, and Notes
Attaching a file to a task
Attaching a file to a task is a neat way to get
down to work quickly. Instead of fumbling in
your computer for a Word document, Excel
worksheet, or other type of file to work on, you
can open it merely by double-clicking its name
in the Tasks window or Reading pane of the
Tasks window. To attach a file to a task:
✓ Go to the Insert tab in the Task window and
click the Attach File button. Then, in the
Insert File dialog box, select the file and
click the Insert button.
✓ Drag and drop a file to the Task window.
By clicking the Recurrence button in the Task window, you can enter
a Sisyphean task that gets repeated over and over again. In the Task
Recurrence dialog box, describe how often the task recurs. Recurring tasks
are marked in the Tasks window with a special recurring icon.
Click the Details button in the Task window to track the hours you worked
on a project, the companies you worked for, and how many miles you logged
going to and fro in your work.
Examining tasks in the Tasks window
Juggling many different tasks is a high art, and to help you get better at it,
the Tasks window offers these techniques for examining tasks that need