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Office 2013 In Depth by Joe Habraken

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Working with Tasks

All of us keep a list of tasks. The “to-do” list might be scribbled on scraps of paper or on a paper calendar, but we all have tasks that we have to manage and complete pretty much daily. Outlook makes it easy for you to create and manage tasks. You can include a reminder when you create a task, and you can assign tasks to coworkers and colleagues (and you can be assigned tasks as well).

When you open Outlook, the default view (if you haven’t changed it) is the Mail folder; this view includes (again, by default) the Folder list, the Details pane (showing your email in the Inbox), the Reading pane, and the People pane. An easy way to include tasks in this view is to add the To-Do Bar to the Outlook window. There are even options ...

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