editing tasks in the reading pane RRS feed

  • Question

  • is it possible to edit tasks in the reading pane rather than having to open the task its self.

    I work allot in tasks at the moment and being able to edit in the reading pane would be much more efficient.

    when I try to edit a message comes up in the toolbar at the bottom saying 'modification not allowed because the selection is locked'

    is there a way of unlocking this


    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 2:35 PM


  • Hi,

    As far as I know, it's not possible to edit items directly in Outlook reading pane. We can only edit a draft, a reply or a forwarded message directly in reading pane.


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    • Proposed as answer by Steve Fan Monday, September 7, 2015 9:28 AM
    • Marked as answer by Steve Fan Tuesday, September 8, 2015 5:33 AM
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 5:48 AM