To open a blank task form: from Tasks, Ctrl+N; from any Outlook app choose New Task from the New Item List. Choose a due date and time and optionally, a start date/time and reminder date/time. To create a task from another Outlook item (for example: an email message) select and copy the info from the message body. Create the new task then paste the message into the task notes area.
- [Voiceover] Often, I will create a task from scratch…because it's something I realized that I need to do…that's not linked to an email message that I receive.…Someone walks in my office door…or I was at a meeting and collected some information…and I know that has implications then for my task list.…Something that I can do in more than 10 minutes…but in less than an hour…given my time-management thresholds.…As you've probably noticed there…are often multiple ways to create…a new item in any of the Outlook applications.…
I can click New Task.…Here in Tasks, I can hold Command and hit N…to open that same form.…If I am in Mail or Calendar or People…I can click the New Items drop-down…and choose Task and it's exactly the same.…So I don't need to go to the Tasks app…to create a task any more than I needed to go…to the Calendar to create a new appointment.…The task that I need is related to an email…that I received earlier.…
I'm going to go back to my inbox…and Tammy Marley-Cox has provided…this great opportunity for me…
- Explain how much time you should put into estimating how long a task will take.
- List the reasons for an item to become a calendar entry.
- Recall the keyboard shortcut for changing to a work week view.
- Recognize when to disable request proposals.
- Define how many categories can be assigned to a meeting.
- Recall the limitations on snoozing reminders.