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Office and SharePoint 2007 User's Guide: Integrating SharePoint with Excel, Outlook, Access, and Word by Michael P. Antonovich

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5.3. Synchronizing Tasks Between SharePoint and Outlook

Sharing tasks may be as important as sharing contacts for many people when they begin using SharePoint together with Outlook. If you already use Outlook to plan your day, you know how valuable it can be to keep all your tasks in one place where you can monitor start and due dates, group tasks by priority, categorize your tasks by percent completion, and set up reminders as deadlines approach. If you work as a consultant, you can use Outlook's Tasks tool to track hours that can be used to support billing information. You can even use the large text area Outlook tasks provide as a task journal. For nonconsultants, these features can help document your work effort required to complete tasks. ...

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