• Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint
Share this Page URL
Help

Chapter 6. Notes > Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

6.35. How Do I Generate a Task from a Note?

Sometimes you'll quickly create a note, such as a grocery shopping list or a few reminders of what you want to cover in a meeting, and then later decide that the note should become a task. You can easily accomplish this by dragging the note from its folder and dropping it onto the Tasks button on the Navigation Pane. Outlook then automatically creates a new task based on the note. The title of the note becomes the subject of the task, and the task is automatically assigned the same categories that the note was assigned.

6.36. Can I Create Outlook Notes from Other Applications?

Some of the main uses of notes are to jot down ideas, questions, and general items that you would otherwise save to a document or even e-mail to yourself. The things you save might be Web site addresses, paragraphs from articles, or just a phone number you don't want to lose. However, many times you'll find yourself in another application and would like to generate a note from that application's data. Outlook makes that task easy by being a drop-target for many types of data. Here are some examples of the types of data that can automatically generate a new note for you:


PREVIEW

                                                                          

Not a subscriber?

Start A Free Trial


  
  • Creative Edge
  • Create BookmarkCreate Bookmark
  • Create Note or TagCreate Note or Tag
  • PrintPrint