Create a task

Do one of the following:

ShowCreate a task from scratch

  1. On the File menu, point to New, and then click Task.
  2. In the Subject box, type a task (task: A personal or work-related duty or errand that you want to track through completion.) name.
  3. Complete any other boxes on the Task and Details tabs for information you want to record for the task.
  4. To make the task recur, click Recurrence, click the frequency (Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Yearly) at which you want the task to recur, and then do one of the following:

ShowMake the task recur at regular intervals

Select options for that frequency. Do not click Regenerate new task, or the task will not recur at regular intervals.

ShowMake the task recur based on completion date

Click Regenerate new task, and then type a time frequency in the box.

  1. If you want, set start and end dates for the task.
  2. Click OK, and then click Save and Close.

ShowCreate a task from an existing task

  1. In task list, select the task (task: A personal or work-related duty or errand that you want to track through completion.) you want to copy.

ShowHow?

 Note   Changing the view (view: Views give you different ways to look at the same information in a folder by putting it in different arrangements and formats. There are standard views for each folder. You can also create custom views.) for items can make selecting specific items easier. For instance, if you want to select all messages that have the same subject, in the folder containing the messages, on the View menu, point to Arrange By, and then click Subject. Select the messages you want from the view.

  1. On the Edit menu, click Copy. If the Copy command is not available, click the check mark in the task's Icon column, and then try again.
  2. On the Edit menu, click Paste.
  3. As appropriate, open the task and change its options.
 
 
Applies to:
Outlook 2003, Access 2000