|Microsoft Office Outlook® 2003
Microsoft Outlook® 2002
If you use Outlook Tasks (task: A personal or work-related duty or errand that you want to track through completion.) as your online to-do list for work or home, you probably check off each task as you complete it. You might also want to keep track of the tasks that you complete over a particular period of time. Because completed tasks don't expire and aren't automatically deleted or hidden, you need a way to prevent them from cluttering the list of tasks that you still need to complete.
What does a completed task look like? In your task list, the Complete column check box is selected, and the subject of the task is displayed in
The following are three ways for dealing with completed tasks in your task list:
Note Whether it's to fit your work style or to address a particular need, you can use the methods in combination or stay with a single method.
Display only the tasks you haven't completed (recommended)
Delete completed tasks one at a time
Delete all completed tasks at the same time
Note If you delete a task by accident, you can easily retrieve the task.