To manage tasks choose Tools | Manage Tasks from the main screen menu. The following screen will appear:

Manage Tasks

This screen will allow you to view information on each task. You can also use this form to add or edit task information. To view information on a task, select the task from the task pull-down list. To edit information on the currently listed task press the Edit button. The fields will now allow changes to them and the Save button will become enabled. After making your changes press the Save button. To add a new task, press the New button. All the fields will become blank allowing you to enter new information. When you are finished entering information press the Save button to add the new task. To delete the current task click the Delete button.

Fields Explained

The TaskID field must be a unique ID for the task. The Description field is a descriptive name for the task. The ProjectID field indicates which project, if any, the task belongs to. The Rate field indicates the rate at which this task is charged. The Active field indicates whether this task shows up in the task pull-down lists.

The Priority, IssueDate and CompleteDate fields can be used to make the Tasks table function as a ToDo list. When a task or ToDo item is completed the Active field can be set to false.