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  1. Enable check-box selection of multiple categories at the same time. Avoid looping click sequence to add multiple categories.

    Categories are an excellent feature as an alternative to layered folders and duplicated emails where the mails discusses multiple projects/subjects. Using it this way leads often to a requirement to assign multiple categories to a single email. Currently this requires looping through the category assignment multiple times. It would be ideal to be able to assign multiple categories in a single step using the current category menu with a check-box selection feature to compliment the current 'point and click'. Thanks.

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  3. Include "Email from Template" under the "New Items" button on the ribbon

    In the Ribbon, under the “New Items” button, there are options for Email, Appointment, etc. The same options are in the File Menu -> New. However, the File Menu -> New has 1 additional option: Email from Template.

    Please add “Email from Template” to the “New Items” button in the Ribbon. See attached screenshot

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  4. Quick Steps

    Quick Steps are a great productivity feature in Outlook on Windows. Please bring it to Outlook for Mac :)

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  5. Allow users to define the "Theme Fonts" for Outlook emails and calendar items.

    The preferences in Outlook allow a user to set default fonts when creating items, but this only applies to the first text entered in the message box. If the text insertion point is placed elsewhere, the text will be in the "Theme Font" that is listed in the font selection drop down box. This "Theme Font" is Calibri, and presently there is no way to change this "Theme Font". The result is messages done in multiple fonts, or constantly having to change stuff from the "Theme Font" to whatever the user prefers.

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  7. 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.

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  10. Dock Icon Date

    Please add the ability to show the Date in the Dock icon, like the native Mac Calendar app. Thank you!

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  11. Office for Mac keeps asking permission to switch time zones. Please stop. Just switch automatically like every other app

    I'm a pilot. I'm constantly getting asked whether I want to use the time zone I'm in.

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  12. Place "Check for Updates" in the correct, standard place (the Application menu) instead of the Help menu (nonstandard).

    Mac design standards dictate the placement of Check for Updates goes in the App menu. Putting it in the Help menu is bizarre and non-intuitive.

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  13. 2 votes
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  14. Choosing the sync content

    Upon adding an account, please allow a choice of the content to be synced, be it just mail, or just calendars, or just contacts, or all. Thank you!

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  15. Allow to open MSG attachments

    Whenever Windows users attach another email from Outlook for Windows I have to go to OWA to be able to open this attachment. This is not right. Please add support for MSG files.

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  16. Incorporate new visual iconography for Office for Mac in attachments sections in Outlook for Mac app

    Please also change the attachment icons for Office for Mac application in Outlook for Mac. It must show the new icon design instead of the old one.

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  17. Insider track for MAS

    I would like to see the option to use Insider Track Fast/slow for the Mac App Store version of Office 2019.

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  18. Add a feature to link emails with dissimilar subject lines

    I simply need a right-click option to create/show related emails…right-click on email/conversation, select “create link,” select another email/task/calendar event, etc. Then again right-click on email/conversation, select “show related”

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  19. Preferred the previous style of Outlook, new format looks plain and child like, not easy on the eyes. Classic look preferred.

    Preferred the previous style of Outlook, new format looks plain and child like, not easy on the eyes. Classic look preferred.

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  20. I suggest you change the colour of the Outlook for Mac dock icon. It's just too similar to word and is causes me confusion on a faily basis.

    It's just too similar to Word's icon and it trips me up every time I switch between apps. Even just a bit more white on either of them would do the trick...

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