Customize Outlook Task Views

Do you find yourself overwhelmed by your tasks in Outlook? Maybe you have difficulty finding the task that matches a particular project or category in the long list. Would you like to change how your tasks are displayed and sorted in Outlook to match your needs and work style? In this tutorial, I’ll show you how to customize your Outlook Tasks View.

Microsoft Outlook Quick Access Toolbar

For the most part, I like software updates and the new features they bring. The problem is when companies change the location of existing features. This was the case when a reader asked me, “where is the message options command in Outlook?” It is now buried, but you can bring it and other commands to the forefront by using the Outlook Quick Access toolbar.

Recurring and Regenerated Tasks in Outlook

Task recurrence dialog with Regenerate option selected.

Microsoft Outlook provides several ways to create tasks and due dates. Most users are comfortable with entering a single task or even one that repeats on a regular schedule. Another task option is useful and flexible when creating a task based on completing the previous task. In this tutorial, I’ll show you how …

Merge Microsoft Outlook Calendars

Two Outlook calendars overlayed with details.

Microsoft Outlook has some useful calendaring features for people with several calendars. One feature allows you to view calendars side-by-side. There are also times when I need to overlay or even merge multiple Outlook calendars.