1. Creating a task
To open the tasks feature and access your tasks, click on the
icon in the left-hand navigation pane (or use the
menu and select
Figure 1. The Tasks window
You can create/add tasks in different ways. One way is to use the list of tasks
display (in the right-hand part of the Tasks window under 'Subject'). Simply
click where it says "Click here to add a new Task". Type in a subject for your
task and add a due date (optional). The task then appears among your previously
Another option is to double-click on a blank line in the tasks list. This opens a
new, blank task screen where you can enter information about a new task.
Figure 2. Task screen
You can also turn an email message into a task. Simply click on your message (in
the Email display) and drag-and-drop it onto the Tasks icon (circled in the
screenshot Figure 1, The Tasks window)
If you want to add or edit information about a task you use the task screen. Find
the task in the task list and double-click on it to display its task screen.
Once you have opened a task screen, you can add or edit information about the
task, such as a subject, when it is due, and a description. You can also set up
Categories... button (bottom right of task screen) allows
you to assign categories/lables to your tasks. A default list of categories
exists but you can also add your own.
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