How to attach tasks to email in Outlook?
Sometimes you may need to send tasks to someone else, but not assign them. In these cases, you can attach your tasks in an email message. This article is a tutorial about how to attach tasks to email in Microsoft Outlook.
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There are a couple of methods to attach tasks to an email message. And the first one is to forward tasks.
Step 1: In the Task view, select the tasks you will forward.
Step 2: Forward selected tasks:
- In Outlook 2010 / 2013, click the Forward button in the Respond group under Home tab.
- In Outlook 2007, click the Actions > Forward.
Step 3: Now a new message window opens, and the selected tasks are added as attachments in it. Compose the message and send it.
The other method is to insert tasks in a composing email message with the Outlook Item feature.
Step 1: Create a new email message:
- In Outlook 2010 / 2013, click Home > New E-mail.
- In Outlook 2007, click the File > New > Mail Message.
Step 2: Click the Outlook Item button in the Include group on the Insert tab in Outlook 2010 / 2013, and in Outlook 2007 click the Attach Item button.
Step 3: In the Insert Item dialog box,
- Select the Tasks item in the Look in: box;
- Select the tasks you will attach in the Items: box;
- In the Insert as section, check the Text only option or Attachment options based on your own needs.
Step 4: Click OK.
Step 5: Complete the email message and click the Send button.
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