1. Creating a task
To-Do Listpanel in the Task feature window. 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 listed tasks.
Click here to add a new Taskor on a blank line in the To-Do List, this opens a new, blank task screen where you can enter information about a new task.
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 (highlighted in the screen-shot Figure 4, Task feature window with To-Do List)
If you want to add or edit information about a task you use the task screen Figure 5, Task screen. Find the task in the task list and double-click on it to display its task screen.
The bar above the tasks list offers short-cuts to some of the many options
you have at your disposal when working with your tasks. The
Options part of the bar lets you assign categories/lables
to your tasks, set a date for follow-up, mark a task as recurring and label
a task as private.