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Office 365 (Outlook 2011 Mac) - How to Create and Edit a Task

Create a task

  1. Click Tasks from the bottom left menu > Select Task.


  2. In the Subject box, type a name for the task. If you’ve got a lot to enter, keep the subject short, and then add the details in the task body. If there’s a fixed start or end date, set the Start date or Due date. Set the task’s priority by using Priority, on the right of the Follow Up flag. The ! is High Priority and blue arrow is Low Priority. If you want a pop-up reminder, check Reminder, and set the date and time.

  3. When finished Click Save & Close.


Create a task from a message

There’s a fast way to create a task based on an email message you received. Simply select an email and click the Follow Up flag. This email has now been added to you task list.

Edit a task

  1. Click Tasks.
  2.  Find the task you want to edit and double-click the task to open it.
  3. Make the desired changes and click Save & Close.


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Keywords:new tasks change from message   Doc ID:54035
Owner:Jason G.Group:Parkland College
Created:2015-07-16 17:18 CDTUpdated:2015-08-01 14:30 CDT
Sites:Parkland College
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