Assigning tasks to colleagues in Google Apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides)

Issue

When collaborating with colleagues on a document you sometimes need to assign tasks.

Solution

Google docs, sheets, and spreadsheets allow you to assign tasks.

  1. Select text, cell, or slide depending on which app you are using.
  2. Click the button to add a comment.
  3. Type + followed by your colleague's email.  Note that email will auto populate.
  4. Click check box next to Assign. The person you assigned the action item to will get an email.

Please visit this link for more information: Utilize Action Items to Work More Productively with Google Docs

Link to Google's Add, Edit, Reply  or Delete Comments Support Page.   Scroll down to: Use action items section

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Article ID: 26036
Created
Tue 2/28/17 3:53 PM
Modified
Mon 10/28/19 3:25 PM