Don't Delete: Mark it Complete

I have heard of a few instances where people love the To-Do Bar, but can’t figure out how to get tasks off of it. So here is a little explanation.   Because the To-Do Bar is a collection of tasks, flagged mail and flagged contacts, when you delete a flagged mail in the To-Do Bar,…

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Make your To-Do Bar only show tasks

For some of you, flags may have had a whole different meaning, and the fact that the To-Do Bar is cluttered with your flagged mail and flagged contacts may not be working for you. Here is a solution: filter the To-Do Bar to just show tasks! To filter the To-Do Bar to just show tasks,…

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Make that PST show up on the To-Do Bar

Do you have a pst or an archive that has tasks and flagged mail it, but the tasks and flagged mail don’t show up on the To-Do Bar? Here’s how you can make it work!   Right click on the name of your archive, (in the picture below, the archive is named “StuffForToDoBar”), and select…

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How to show tasks from some folders and not others in the To-Do Bar - a how-to guide

Recently, I received the following e-mail and I thought I would post my response: Hi Melissa,   Since you’re so active on bloggin on Outlook I was wondering if you can help me solve this question. I have about 35 task folders in Outlook and by default this great new feature To-Do Bar scans all…

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Make that mail an appointment

How often have you received an e-mail that is about something you want to put on your calendar? For example, I received an e-mail about a presentation about Office Live. I am interested in learning more about Office Live, so I want to go. What to do? In Outlook 2003 and earlier, I could drag…

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Tips for the Outlook Tasks Module

Below are some tips for the Tasks Module (most are oldies (will work in most versions) but goodies): 1.      Outlook 12: See the thread of a conversation of a flagged mail in the Tasks Module: Here’s the scenario: You flagged a mail message, and now you want to see the full thread to see if…

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