Customize the tasks list

To help you prioritize your work, you can customize the tasks list to display different types of tasks and flagged items.

  1. At the bottom of the navigation pane, click Tasks  Tasks view button .

  2. Do any of the following:


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Mark a task as complete or incomplete

Select or clear the check box in the Status  Tasks status column header column.

Add or remove columns

On the View menu, point to Columns, and then click a column name. A check mark in the menu next to a column name indicates that the column is already displayed.

Sort tasks

At the top of the tasks list, click the column header of the column that you want to sort by.

Filter tasks by attributes such as due date, completion status, and priority

On the Home tab, click the arrow next to Filters, and then click a filter.

Home tab, Filters

Show or hide items by category

In the navigation pane, make sure that the category list is showing, and then select or clear the category check boxes.

Category filters in Tasks view

Hide flagged messages and contacts

On the Home tab, clear the Flagged Items check box.

Tasks Home tab, group 8

Hide overdue items

On the Home tab, clear the Overdue check box.

Tasks Home tab, group 8

Show completed items

On the Home tab, select the Completed check box.

Tasks Home tab, group 8

See also

Create, edit, or delete tasks

Print a note, task, or task list

Add or remove a flag for follow up

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