Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating a task from scratch, part of Outlook 2007: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks.
I want to create a new task and I'm not starting with an existing contact that I…want to flag or an existing email.…I just need to remember that there's something I have to do this week and I need…to make a bank deposit.…So there are two different ways to think about how I create a task.…One way is to actually be in the Tasks folder and then create a new task, couple…of different ways to do this.…One is simply to click the New button to open a new task form, another way is…to double-click here in the bottom of the To-Do List and it will create a new form either way.…
So, I want to make the bank deposit on Friday and this is a High Priority.…There is no reminder automatically set here so I'm going to click Reminder…and it says 8 o'clock in the morning and that will be fine but I really…prefer a reminder around 9.…And I can categorize this if I wish as Important, if this was something that was…personal I could mark it as Private so that other people couldn't see my details…about this even if they did have permission to see my To-Do List.…
AuthorGini von Courter
- Creating an appointment, event, or meeting
- Inviting others
- Creating recurring meetings
- Flagging emails
- Creating tasks from email or from scratch
- Applying categories to tasks and to-do items
- Completing a task and sending an update
- Setting Calendar and Task List options
Skill Level Intermediate
Outlook 2007: Tips, Tricks, and Shortcutswith David Diskin2h 4m Intermediate
Outlook 2007: Effective Email Managementwith Gini von Courter1h 38m Intermediate
1. Creating Appointments and Meetings
2. Getting Organized with Flags and Categories
3. Managing Tasks and To-Do List Items
4. Options for Task Lists
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