Join Gini von Courter for an in-depth discussion in this video Flagging items for follow-up, part of Outlook 2007: Time Management with Calendar and Tasks.
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If we took a hundred Outlook 2003 power users and ask them, how do you keep…track of things that you need to follow up on, what you do with incoming email…to make sure that you'll complete tasks?…We would hear about three different things that people tend to do.…One is people who say I flag my email, I go in and I apply an orange flag to…items that I have to deal with right away.…I set a flag when I set reminder, so I go in and I click on it and I choose a…reminder at the same time.…
Then we would find folks who said I am going to take that item and put it on my…calendar because it actually takes up some time.…So anything that I do I'm going to put on my calendar and I might do that by…dragging and dropping an email onto my calendar, I might do that by simply…opening my calendar and creating a new appointment.…And then we will find folks who say everything I do that's not a meeting or an…appointment goes on my task list.…So I would simply take an incoming email message and turn it into a task in one…
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
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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