My Day is a standalone application that displays Outlook information. Even when Outlook is closed, you can keep My Day open on your desktop to conveniently see your schedule, manage tasks, and access your contacts.
The following illustration shows the most important elements of the My Day window.
Day switcher buttons
Toggle button to show incomplete or completed tasks
New task button
Show or hide tasks button
Show or hide Contacts Search
My Day preferences button
- On the Outlook toolbar, click My Day .
- In the My Day application, do any of the following:
|View events and tasks for the next day or the previous day
Click the day switcher buttons .
Tip The keyboard shortcuts for moving forward or back one day are + RIGHT ARROW and + LEFT ARROW .
|View details of a calendar event
||Click the event.
|Open an event, task, or flagged item in Outlook
||Double-click the item.
|Show or hide the day's task list
||Click the Tasks button .
|Switch between showing incomplete or completed tasks for the day
||With the Tasks list showing, click Tasks or Completed .
|Mark a task or flagged item as complete
Select the check box next to the item.
The item is moved from the Tasks list to the Completed list in My Day, and also marked as complete in Outlook.
|Create a new task
||Click , enter details about the task, and then click Save.
|Search for a contact
Click the Contacts button .
Tip When you find the contact that you want, you can select the contact to show buttons to create New E-mail and New Meeting with the contact.
|Set My Day preferences
|Show My Day in the Dock
||Click , click the General tab, select the Show My Day in menu bar check box, and then select the Show My Day in Dock check box.
Tip In My Day preferences, you can set keyboard shortcuts for creating a task and showing or hiding the My Day window.
Create, edit, or delete tasks
Add or remove a flag for follow up
Create a meeting or appointment