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  1. Customizable quick action icons hovering over messages

    I want to be able to customize my quick action icons that appear when I hover over my messages. It's so easy to accidentally delete or archive a message when trying to mark it as important.

    12 votes
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  2. Fix non-standard text selection behavior

    Dragging upward while selecting text on the first line of an email does not select all the text to the left of the insertion point. A similar problem exists on the last line of text: dragging downward past the last line does not select text to the right of the insertion point on the last line.

    This is not standard behavior for a Mac app.

    1 vote
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  3. Option to open to All Accounts inbox

    Give the option for the application on Mac to open to All Accounts inbox instead of one of the individual accounts. This will allow the user to open the application to the all mailboxes instead of just landing on one (seemingly random and not the default) account.

    26 votes
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  4. Add the ability to send positive feedback as well 😀

    Sometimes we get caught up in what is wrong with the product, but I do like how other Office for Mac products besides Outlook (currently) allow us to define feedback as either positive or negative. Why not give the developers a little support for their hard work, and do the same for Outlook for Mac?

    1 vote
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  5. Include all folders and subfolders from all accounts unread email to badge count icon on the Docker

    Be able to see the entire unread emails badge count across the different accounts regardless if emails move to subfolders.

    9 votes
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  6. Calendar and task in main panel of mail

    Please make possible to have calendar and task in main panel of mail, as in windows

    20 votes
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  7. Reminders for OneNote for Mac

    Please create a facility that allows To-Do lists created in OneNote for Mac to be sent to Outlook for Mac. This will allow you to be reminded of items created while using OneNote, such as a to-do list from a meeting.

    9 votes
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  8. Update the scripting dictionary, specifically:

    Specific updates to the Outlook Scripting Dictionary:

    1) Add in a "paste" command for outgoing messages. THis would make getting data in from Excel and other apps far easier.

    2) Fix the defaults in the foward command so that the default for opening window is the safe option, not one that causes the command to fail.

    3) Return the ability to run a script within a client-side rule

    4) Make the signature an element of outgoing message, so that a script can set the signature even if it's different from the account default.

    5 votes
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  9. Id like to use RSS feeds on a mac

    Id like to use RSS feeds on a mac

    27 votes
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  10. Add link to release notes in AutoUpdate, no need to search the internet!

    What about adding the link to the release notes directly in autoupdate. would save me a lot of time...

    3 votes
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  11. I suggest you provide support for storing Outlook identity on an external drive and/or alternate location.

    Currently Outlook for Mac requires storing Outlook Identity under home foolder taking space on a primary hard drive. I would suggest supporting using a different location so that users are able to keep their mails, contacts, etc. on an external drive or even on a SAN.

    16 votes
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  12. I suggest non-English language text input method shortcut key must be prioritized than Outlook shortcut key.

    Non-English language text input method needs shortcut key to transform the characters like Kanji, Chinese character, etc.
    But Outlook and some Office application force to assign each application's shortcut and they disable text input method shortcut.
    This is really headache.
    Please give us shortcut key assignment settings in all office applications or leave the priority to text input method shortcut.

    1 vote
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  13. Ability to permanently disable MS Add-Ins to Oulook for Mac

    Not everyone uses or wants to use OneNote or Customer Manager, and if you’re not using these applications, these buttons take up valuable space in the ribbon, hiding other more useful buttons - e.g. Read/Unread. I appreciate this issue is linked to screen size, and is therefore probably not an option on larger laptops or desktops screens, but it is a significant issue on smaller laptop screens.

    When I raised this with MS Support, I got the following response: "we are able to reproduce it on our end and we have a confirmation that this is expected behaviour for OneNote…

    6 votes
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  14. Make prominent notification or icon when Outlook is not connected to the server

    Please make it more prominent, when Outlook isn’t connected to the server. The status bar on the bottom right of Outlook for Mac is not that noticeable.

    It would be great to have a more clear signal when Outlook is offline.

    6 votes
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  15. Outlook appearance is too bright in regular mode and too dark in dark mode. Additional viewing backgrounds in preferences.

    Regular mode viewing is too bright and too washed out confusing the reading pane with the sidebar and the titles panes. The reading pane should stand out without being too bright and the side bars and title panes to be more indicative of where the focus is. Similarly in dark mode, too dark and the different panes become a scrambled mess visually.

    15 votes
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  16. I want the ability to remove OneNote which I don't us from my ribbon bar and insert teams instead

    I would like the ability to hide OneNote from the ribbon bar in favour of being able to replace with Teams or other MS shortcuts..

    3 votes
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  17. Allow users to use unsecured port numbers such as 25 with SSL connection as some organization require this or have it enabled.

    Need the ability to use unsecured port numbers (like 25 or 110, etc.) with SSL connection due to the settings implemented by the IT Admins or requirements setup at the Server level. Other email clients allow this feature and having this enabled will help a lot of users.

    6 votes
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  18. Different Color Sets for Dark Mode

    In Calendar, normal mode, “busy” appointments have a blue line, which has a good contrast with the white background. “Free” appointment have a white line, which “blends” with the background. This gives good visual experience on what is really important or what’s in the calendar just for information.
    But when switching to Dark mode, the colours are the same, so a Free event really pops out of the Calendar, as if it was something very important, and a blue Busy event remains in the background.
    Same feedback for the events main background colour: grey in Normal mode, Blue in dark…

    15 votes
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  19. Please, add the option for dark theme in outlook for Mac in Home and Student versions. The color combination is too bright.

    I use microsoft office, specially Outlook, with dark theme at work in my Windows OS computer but my Microsoft office for Mac that I use at home does not have the option dark mode.

    11 votes
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  20. send and Receive

    How can I receive the progress page on Send/Receive

    2 votes
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