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I would like to use outlook to record the date of on which I complete work related tasks. I often forget to change a task status to "completed" on the day that I actually complete the task. When I select "complete" the next day, however, I would like the completed task to appear on the day I actually completed it, for record keeping, as opposed to appearing on the next day when I changed the status to "complete". Is there a way that I can change the date completed?

Thanks for any suggestions!

Fay

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When you go to the tasks page, make sure you're in simple view, right click, show fields, date completed make sure this is in the show fields listing.
Once you have this you can see the date of completion in the reading pane, select it and change it to the date of completion. You can type in a regular date (e.g. 1/1/11) and it will format it to the format you've chosen enter image description here

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Super - Thank you! –  phazer Feb 4 '12 at 20:12
    
@phazer if this worked for you, be sure to select the green check mark to mark the answer as a resolution to the question –  Raystafarian Feb 4 '12 at 20:17
    
This should be accepted as the answer so the question can be closed. –  Yanick Girouard Dec 10 '13 at 14:06

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