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Chapter 14: Big-Time Collaboration with Outlook
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2. Double-click an item in your Task list.
A shortcut menu appears.
3. Choose Assign Task.
A Task form appears.
4. Type the name of the person to whom you’re assigning the task in the
To box, just as you would with an e-mail message.
The person’s name appears in the To box (see Figure 14-7).
5. Click the Send button.
The task is sent to the person to whom you’ve assigned it.
The person to whom you addressed the task gets an e-mail message with
special buttons marked Accept and Decline, much like the special meeting
request message that I discuss earlier in this chapter. When the person clicks
Accept, the task is automatically added to his or her Task list in Outlook. If
the person clicks Decline, that person is fired. Okay, just kidding, the person
is not actually fired. Not yet, anyway.