Create folders for to-do list?

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drfernandombbs

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I've searched all over Google, and cannot seem to find an answer to this question. It surprises me, because it seems more people would want this feature.

I usually go through my e-mails daily and 'flag' the e-mails that require action. I then use my task list (which shows my flagged emails) to see and go through the tasks that I have outstanding everyday.

What I want, though, is the ability to create folders in my to-do list. Just simple folders that I can group my tasks into by category so that I'm not looking at 50 flagged e-mails. I usually work on a different category of work at a time.

Does anyone know how I can do this? I can't imagine MS would leave something so simple out.

Thanks!
 

Diane Poremsky

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The to-do list is just a search folder of all tasks and flagged emails. Rather than using more folders (which you could do if you created actual tasks, rather than flagging email) , use Categories - you can either group by category or use custom views to show or hide specific categories.
 
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