Outlook recurring tasks not updating
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Outlook’s implementation of recurring tasks is quite well done. Using Recurring Tasks with MYN Recurring tasks in Outlook work perfectly with the MYN system.
And they only reappear when they are next needed; they then pop into the top of the MYN task list at just the right time. There is one thing to be aware of, however, if you are just now starting the MYN system in Outlook.
The MYN Outlook system, as you may know, focuses on the start date of tasks, not the due date.
The person who receives the task request becomes the temporary owner of the task.
This person can decline the task, accept the task, or assign the task to someone else. After you create a task and assign it to someone, you might have some management duties to perform in maintaining it until it is complete.