Mark a Task as Complete

 

Applies to: Office 365 for professionals and small businesses, Office 365 for enterprises, Microsoft Exchange, Live@edu

Topic Last Modified: 2008-10-31

After you finish a task in your task list, you can mark it as complete. Completed items are displayed in gray strikethrough text.

How do I mark a task as complete?

  1. In the Navigation Pane, click taskTasks.

  2. Find the task you want to mark as complete. Select the check box next to the task or click Mark Complete mark complete on the toolbar to mark it complete. This sets the % complete value to 100 and the Status to Completed.

    You can select multiple adjacent tasks to mark them as complete by holding down the SHIFT key and clicking the first task and then clicking the last task to select all tasks in between. To select multiple tasks that aren't adjacent, hold down the CTRL key and click the tasks you want to select. After you select the tasks, click Mark Complete mark complete on the toolbar.

How do I mark a task as partially complete?

  1. In the Navigation Pane, click taskTasks.

  2. Find the task you want to mark as partially complete and open it.

  3. Enter any value from 0 to 100 in % complete.

  4. Click saveSave and Close to save your changes.

What else do I need to know?

  • You can also set the status on a task. The default status for a new task is Not started. Other status levels include In progress, Completed, Waiting on others, and Deferred. When you set the percent complete of the task to anything other than 0 or 100, its status is automatically changed to In progress. When you mark a task as 100% complete, its status is automatically changed to Completed. If you mark a task as 0% complete, its status is changed to Not Started.

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