Create Tasks in Microsoft® Outlook
What are the guidelines to create tasks in Microsoft Outlook?
Microsoft Outlook is the personal data manager software from Microsoft. You can purchase it from the Microsoft website. Microsoft Outlook includes a Calendar, Task Manager, Contact Manager, note taking, and a journal etc. The latest version of Microsoft Outlook is Microsoft Outlook 2010 which is integrated with a number of advanced features. Find Bar in Microsoft Outlook has a sleek design and adds the ability to select which folders to search in. It includes a preview pane, which allows you to click on a hyperlink, respond to meeting requests and access properties of an e-mail address. To enable this, click the 'Preview' pane in the view menu of Microsoft Outlook. Task management is the new feature in Microsoft Outlook.
Given below are the tips to create tasks and common things to keep in mind while creating Tasks:
- Create a task from scratch
- Create a task from an existing task
- Use shortcut
Create a task from scratch
In order to create tasks from scratch you need to open the 'File' menu in Microsoft Outlook and select the ‘New’ option. It would list the option to access Task. From the given subject box, you need to type a task name. Then you need to complete any other boxes on the 'Task and Details' tabs for information you want to record for the task. It provides options for setting start and end dates for the task. Finally you need to press 'Ok' and then click 'Save' and 'Close'.
Create a task from an existing task
From the task list, you need to select the task. Then press on 'Edit' menu. From the list of options you need to choose the 'Copy' option. If the Copy command is not available, click the check mark in the task's Icon column, and then try again. From the Edit menu you need to select the 'Paste' option. Then, open the task and change its options.
You can also choose a short cut for creating tasks in Microsoft Outlook. "C:Program FilesMicrosoft OfficeOffice12OUTLOOK.EXE" /c ipm.task/ a is the short cut to create tasks in Microsoft Outlook. Here /c ipm.task /a is the task name or task path.
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