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Microsoft Office 2011 for Mac: Visual QuickStart Guide by Steve Schwartz

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24. Tasks

You use the Tasks component to track tasks and follow-up items. A task is an event or process (such as washing the car, painting the porch, or writing a budget proposal) that you need to complete by a certain date or at some unspecified future time.

Like Calendar events, some tasks are repeating. For example, a rent or mortgage payment could be scheduled at regular intervals. And if you flag an email message, contact record, or Office document for follow-up, a new task is automatically created. You can mark tasks as completed and be reminded when they’re ...

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