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  1. Fix Outlook for Mac so that it does not require insecure renegoitation

    Outlook for Mac 2011 and Outlook 2016 for Mac both require Microsoft Exchange (or a reverse proxy in front of it) to be configured to either support the old SSL protocol or configure them to support "compatible" insecure client-initiated renegotiation.

    As SSL 2.0 is completely insecure and all current guidance for security has administrators also disabling SSL 3.0, this means that the insecure-client-initiated renegotiation must still be enabled on Exchange or the reverse proxy. This is an insecure configuration that results in the possibility of a MITM attack.

    Please update Outlook for Mac (all supported versions and future versions) to…

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  2. When a message is read or acknowledged on outlook for mac; the outlook for ios alert will go away on phone. Very similar to imessages work.

    When a message is read or acknowledged on outlook for mac; the outlook for ios alert will go away on phone. Very similar to how imessages work.

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  3. Make it mine - why can't I skin my 365 and SP? My company looks like every

    Make it mine - why can't I skin my 365 and SP? My company looks like every other company to my staff - I want it to look like my company, not yours

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  4. Allow the font to be set when calling outlook from other programs.

    When calling outlook client from other software - the font can't be set to calibri like it is in the preferences for all other areas of Outlook. It comes up by default as Times. I am not sure where this setting is, but it would be nice to change it so all fonts match.

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  5. Make a "What's New" window that isn't blank! if there's nothing new to show, then the window should not be shown!

    Make a "What's New" window that isn't blank! if there's nothing new to show, then the window should not be shown!

    It is unclear why a window should show a spinning "please wait" indicator for over 10 seconds… it certainly indicates a problem. However, what's worse is that the window is modal, meaning I cannot use Outlook until I click on the "Continue" button. So really, I don't know why I am continuing!

    I think UI designers need to be a lot more careful in how to implement controls! This is yet another example of careless design, and it is…

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  6. The news, the whole news and everything in the news, please… Every little change is important to anyone who’s been loving, hating or hoping

    The news, the whole news and everything in the news, please…

    Tell us what's actually changed, rather than what you hope most of us might like to hear has changed… every little change is important to anyone who’s been loving, hating or hoping for any feature for a long time. Un-learning old habits and re-learning others is hard enough without first having to find out what’s to be learned.

    Publishers including Microsoft cannot make updates or improvements without detailed lists of every little change and that makes no difference whether moving this or adding that effects the most-used feature ever…

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  7. windat support

    Outlook should support .windat data. I cannot it.

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  8. Add Timeline View To Track Milestones

    For project tracking purposes it would be great to be able to select text from within an email (or a calendar event/to-do/etc) and drag it to a timeline view. The creation date of the selected text/item would determine it's place on the timeline. A header/event name could then be entered to identify the item on the timeline. Clicking on the item will take the user back to the original item (email/calendar event/etc). There would need to be the ability to create and name multiple timelines based on project name, conversation, task, sales division. This would provide a much faster view…

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  9. Allow changing folder navigation icons to LARGE WORDS as in Outlook for Windows.

    Allow changing folder navigation icons to LARGE WORDS as in Outlook for Windows.

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  10. Bring back Mail, Calendar, etc...

    Bring back the words "Mail, Calendar, People" etc at the bottom of the sidebar instead of stupid icons. The words looked better. Macintosh Outlook doesn't have to look EXACTLY like the Windows version. You made it worse!

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  11. Outlook 2016 should behave like a modern Mac application

    Outlook should behave like a modern Mac application and remember all of the windows you previously had open when launching Outlook.

    I frequently have 5 to 10 emails open in separate windows. Some are existing messages that I need to reply to and some are ones that I am currently replying to. And yes I know that the ones you are working on are saved as drafts and you can add reminders to work on others, etc. but if these windows aren't re-opened after I launch Outlook I will often forget I have drafts I am working on or forget…

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  12. Export facility for Blocked Senders

    Export facility for Blocked Senders

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  13. Right-click an account's name in Left Sidebar to toggle online/offline/reconnect etc.

    Right-click an account's name in Left Sidebar to toggle online/offline/reconnect etc.

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  14. Add back popup menu to control magnification for Word documents. Slide control is inaccurate

    Add popup menu to control magnification for Word documents. Slide control is inaccurate. Allow user to set default magnification for all documents.

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  16. Provide a bridge to sync the Calendar and Contact app with MSO 2011 for Mac.

    Provide a bridge to sync the Calendar and Contact app with MSO 2011 for Mac to function on El Capitan

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  17. Interface change

    Interface change, something more like apple mail, simple without many posters, minimalist fine edges, option buttons with no text, more colors,

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  18. Make it possible to archice e-mails to another mail-box

    I want the opportunity to archive mails in the MAC version in the same way as in the windows release.

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  19. Perform Sync when Quitting Outlook

    Whenever I quit Outlook, a sync doesn't take place leaving Outlook in a different state than the server is. For example, if I delete several emails and then quit Outlook, these emails are not synched back to the server. If I check email on a different device later, these email still appear in their original folders. This is very annoying to say the least. I would really call this a defect. In fact, i have stopped using Outlook and have gone back to Apple's Mail Program for just this reason.

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  20. Ability to Disable Dock Notification Envelope

    I disabled all notifications and unchecked “Badge app icon”, but the outlook icon still changes to show new email.

    This is a defect (NOT an enhancement) violates Apple’s rules about notifications.

    What is the plan to resolve this defect?

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