There are a variety of ways to create a new task, but the Tasks folder offers the most direct and flexible method of creating tasks. Other methods for creating tasks can be found later in this chapter.
One of the most powerful methods of creating a task is dragging an email directly to the Tasks folder. This method, called AutoCreate, is discussed later in this chapter.
To open the Tasks folder, click on the Tasks banner on the Navigation Pane or select Go, Tasks from the menu bar. Outlook's default Task view is the Timeline view. If you're familiar with Microsoft Project, the Timeline view will make sense and probably be quite helpful. Otherwise, you might find it hard to glean much useful information ...