Join Jess Stratton for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing tasks, part of Outlook 2013 Essential Training.
Outlook comes with a built-in mechanism for handling all your To-Do's and it's called Tasks.…It's a little hard to find.…Click on the three dots next to People in the navigation bar and choose Tasks.…However, if I want it to show all the time, I can select Navigation Options and…change the maximum number of visible items to 4.…Clicking on OK will make my Tasks list show up in the navigation bar.…I can hover my mouse over it for a quick peek at my To-Do List or I can click…once to actually, get into my tasks.…
There's a couple of things that we can see right away.…The first thing is that there's a couple of my follow-up actionable items are in here, too.…That's because Outlook considers these tasks.…It's going to group it as part of my big To-Do List.…I can actually separate my task list into each email account that I have such as…my Exchange file and My Outlook Data File.…If I click on my To-Do List, I can see them all in one place.…You'll also notice that this has a category assigned it and that's because it…
- Exploring the Ribbon
- Adding an IMAP, Exchange, or POP account automatically
- Connecting to iCloud or SkyDrive
- Saving attachments
- Searching mail
- Flagging messages
- Using mail rules to process messages
- Replying to and forwarding a message
- Adding signatures
- Creating new contacts
- Creating and responding to meeting invitations
- Setting up advanced options
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: Why is this course talking about SkyDrive cloud storage instead of OneDrive?
A: Microsoft renamed SkyDrive to OneDrive after the course was filmed, but happily, the features and functionality described in this course remain the same.
1. Getting Started
2. Adding and Connecting Accounts
3. Reading Mail
4. Organizing Mail
5. Creating and Sending Mail
6. Creating and Working with Contacts
7. Working with the Calendar
8. Creating Tasks and Notes
9. Working with Outlook Data
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