Outlook 2013 to Do Bar Appointments
Do you want Microsoft Outlook’s To-Do bar to work for you and track appointments and task that you have planned with a quick glance? Well, you can do that with the help of Outlook 2013 To-Do bar feature and display all the appointments in a single part of the screen.
The To-Do bar feature is introduced to track appointments and tasks in a quick glance with the help of Date Navigator that displays upcoming appointments without opening your Calendar. So, if you want to see your Calendar, you can simply click a date and see what lies in your date sheet. This feature also helps you to add new tasks or appointments, accept or decline meetings and does many such things. So, basically To-Do bar is structured to make your work easy and save your time that you most often waste in checking Calendars, e-mail inbox, and your task lists.
Now the question arises that how To-Do bar works in Microsoft Outlook 2013?
As already mentioned, this feature include the details like your tasks, your next few appointments, and e-mail messages that you might have flagged for action. However, many people find this feature confusing and they end up forgetting about their appointments that they have saved in To-Do bar. So, here are the steps that can help you add a new item to the list and use the To-Do bar in Outlook 2013 very conveniently.
Steps to add a new item to the To-Do bar
Well, this isn’t as difficult as it looks! You can easily add an item to the To-Do bar in Outlook and forget about the task or event till this unique feature reminds you about it again. Although you can type a new task in the little box in the To Do bar on right side of the screen, yet here is a quicker way to enter the task.
- Launch Microsoft Outlook 2013.
- Find and click the box that says Type a New Task.
- Type the name of your task and the same will appear in the To-Do bar list.
- "Press Enter" as soon as you see your task appearing in the To-Do bar Task list.
See, how easily you can add task in the To-Do bar in Outlook 2013! All you need to do is type the name of the task with no due dates, reminders and any of that stuff and press enter.
There is absolutely no doubt about the convenience of using To-Do bar in Outlook 2013, however, the To-Do bar icon that appear on the view tab of the Ribbon might bother you at times as it takes quite a bit of space on the screen. To get rid of the issue, you can minimize the list and restrict it from appearing on the view tab. This setting does not close the To-Do bar list but shrinks it into a tiny ribbon along the right side of the screen.
No matter how this feature appears or what it do on your PC, you can always make use of it by adding important tasks and appointments to the list. This feature is useful for people who want to know how many appointments are coming up later in the day. So, what are your waiting for? Minimize your efforts of keeping reminders about every second task on your phone or laptop, simply hands on with To-Do Bar list for all your reminder alerts.