To view your to-do list in Palm Desktop, click the fourth icon on the toolbar, or press Command-Shift-T. The list that then appears bears many similarities to the address book list; see “Address Book (Contact List)” in the previous section for details on sorting, rearranging, or changing the widths of these columns, and using Palm Desktop’s filters to selectively hide to-do information.
In general, this list works exactly the way you’d expect. Click the checkbox to indicate that you’ve completed a task; click an item and then press the Delete or Backspace key to get rid of one; double-click an item to open the dialog box shown in Figure 9.11, where you can change its priority, reassign its category, and so on.
To create a new task, click the third toolbar icon (or press Command-Option-T). The dialog box shown in Figure 9.11 appears, where you can name your task, assign it a priority from Highest to Lowest (corresponding to the PalmPilot’s priorities 1 through 5), and so on.
Figure 9-11. Palm Desktop’s To Do list offers more features than the PalmPilot’s own.
If you’re in the habit of assigning due dates to your to-do items, such tasks show up on your calendar, too. As a shortcut to creating a new to-do item, double-click any empty area of the to-do list region of the Weekly or Daily calendar displays. (In Monthly view, double-click a calendar square and then ...