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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Microsoft® Office 2003 by Jim Boyce

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Chapter 7. Managing a To-Do List

In this chapter

  • Creating and working with tasks

  • Assigning a task to someone else

  • Viewing and changing tasks

  • Assigning documents and other items to tasks

Outlook isn’t just about email, contacts, and appointments. The program also provides some tools to help manage your tasks. You can set due dates for tasks, keep track of tasks’ progress and status, and even assign tasks to other people and keep track of their progress.

In this chapter you’ll learn about Outlook tasks and how to create your own, and you’ll also learn how to assign tasks to others.

About Tasks and the Tasks Folder

The Tasks folder in Outlook is the main location where you work with tasks. Figure 7.1 shows the Tasks folder with a few tasks in it.

Figure 7.1. Create ...

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