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In Outlook 2007 Power Shortcuts, author David Diskin shares an assortment of time-saving tips and tricks to maximize efficiency and productivity in Outlook 2007. The course covers tips for organizing and sending email, working with tasks, scheduling appointments, and maintaining contact lists. Also included are tutorials on email etiquette, Outlook customization, and much more. A quick reference guide to shortcut keys accompanies the course.
Some Outlook users might have their To- Do bar and Daily Task List turned off. If you're in that situation I'll show you how to turn them on. You might also be interested in the full screen Tasks folder. This gives you a ton of ways to review your tasks, including completed tasks and ones you've delegated to others. The To-Do bar appears alongside your email. If it's turned off we can reveal it by pulling down the View menu, choosing To-Do Bar and then setting it to Normal. Your Task list appears directly underneath your Calendar when viewing in any mode except for Monthly.
To turn it on we will pull down the View menu, choose Daily Task List, then Normal. Just as email, calendar and contacts each have their own dedicated displays in Outlook, so do tasks. From the navigation menu I can jump straight to Tasks or press Ctrl+4. All of my tasks are displayed here along with options to change the view which I'll cover later in this chapter. So now that you have got your feet wet with tasks, let's move on and learn how to change a task's due date.
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