Tasks are a very powerful feature available in Gmail and Google Calendar. Sharing a task list, tasks can have due dates. In this video, staff author Jess Stratton shows users how those due dates can be directly linked to a Google Calendar. Users can see the details of the task, and mark it complete right from the calendar itself in the All-Day view.
- [Voiceover] If you've watched my Gmail course,…I showed you how to select tasks…from the top left hand side of the screen…and use the built-in task manager…that comes with your free Google account.…I have a task here, and I'm going to click the arrow…on the right hand side to edit the details.…Here's where I can put in a due date for this task.…I'll set it for June 11th,…which is the morning of my volunteer event.…I need to get the new volunteer checklist from Cecilia.…I added it to my Gmail task list,…but I'd really like it to show up on the calendar.…
It's possible to do that.…If we go back to the calendar, you'll notice…that all this time we've had a Tasks calendar.…It's turned off by default, but if I turn it on…by clicking on it in the view, it brings up…the same task list that goes along with Gmail.…In fact, I can see my task list here,…and I even have the same interface.…I can create a new task by clicking the plus sign…in the bottom of the screen, I can click Actions…to work with those tasks, I can print my list,…
- List your options for creating an event with the Google search bar.
- Explain how to create a multiday event.
- Recall how to identify what calendar an event belongs to after you change the event’s color.
- Recognize which default view gives you a flat view of all events when customizing a specific calendar to place it on a webpage.
- Recall whether the year is available by default.