Task panes, initially introduced as part of SharePoint Designer 2007, are available during page edit, provide convenient access to additional sets of editing options, and are an invaluable addition to the overall editing process in SharePoint Designer. Task panes help you to modify certain content without the need to directly work with code.
Although task panes help you to modify content and navigational properties, changes made via task panes might not always “take.” It might be necessary to address some changes directly using code (in code or split view) to finalize changes.
You can access task panes in the Workspace group of the ribbon’s View tab, as shown in Figure 11.15. You can choose to add or remove task panes to your ...