Task Types enable you to set default information for a task, such as settings that need to be input by the user, or questions or instructions that are shared by all tasks of that type.
To create a Task Type:
From the menu, use one of these methods:
From a Task List, highlight a task, select Tools, then Create Task Type to create a Task Type based on that task.
Select Manage, and then Task Types. Click New.
Select the Properties tab if it is not displayed.