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Microsoft® Office® Professional 2013 Plain & Simple by Katherine Murray

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Creating a new task

If you’re a list maker, you will love the task tools in Outlook 2013. You can easily add the items you need to accomplish and display the tasks in your To-Do bar, in Tasks view, or in the Quick Task list.

Create a task

  1. At the bottom of the Outlook window, click Tasks.

  2. On the Home tab, in the New group, click New Task.

  3. Type a subject for the task.

  4. Choose a start date.

  5. Choose a due date.

  6. Choose a status.

  7. Add optional notes.

  8. Click Save & Close.

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Set task properties

  1. Select the task that you just created.

  2. View ...

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