Microsoft Outlook 2007: Don't Show Completed Tasks in the To-Do Bar

Archived Historical Data: Not Actively Maintained.

[Return to Microsoft Office 2007: Overview]

When tasks are completed in Microsoft Outlook 2007, they are often still shown in the To-Do Bar according to the program settings.  However, users can change the settings so that when tasks are completed they are no longer shown in the To-Do Bar.

1. In the To-Do Bar, right-click in the Type a new task box, and then click Filter.

Screen shot of step one.

2. On the Advanced tab, click Field | Date/Time fields | Date Completed.

Screen shot of step two

3. In the Conditions list, select does not exist.

Screen shot of step three

4. Click Add to List.

5. Select Field | All Mail fields | Flag Completed Date.

Scree shot of step five.

6. In the Conditions list, click does not exist.

Screen shot of step six

7. Click Add to List.

8. Click OK.


6/5/2014 5:00:24 PM  

We love feedback! Please help us improve this article.

Article Rating:
Email Address:
(Optional, unless you would like to hear back from us)
GROK is a resource of Louisiana State University developed and maintained with support of the LSU Student Technology Fee.  We love getting feedback from the general public, but our one on one support efforts are generally dedicated to the LSU community.  Thanks for your understanding!
"" ""

Information Technology Services
200 Frey Computing Center · Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Telephone: 225-578-3700 · Fax: 225-578-6400 · E-mail:

Copyright © 2006. All Rights Reserved. Official Webpage of Louisiana State University.