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  1. Time allowed to name new mail folder

    Outlook on Mac 2011. Give more than 5 seconds to type name of new mail folder. Right now I have 5 seconds or less to type the entire new mail folder name before outlook stops allowing any typing

    4 votes
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  2. Offer suggested times or "auto-pick" when scheduling meetings

    Offer suggested times or "auto-pick" when scheduling meetings.
    This is available in the PC version but not Mac. It is a fundamental calendaring software function and it is missing.

    148 votes
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  3. Allow Collapse/Open of Conversations regardless of "Arrange By"

    Allow Collapse/Open of Conversations regardless of "Arrange By". I want to arrange by FLAG and have conversations folded. This is not possible (only in the Mac version). The two functions are unrelated and should not be mutually exclusive options.

    2 votes
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  4. Formatting preference to allow more emails to be seen in reading pane

    Please create a preference that allows the user to choose whether he/she wants the email sender only only OR email subject only (right not you can only add or remove a message preview). I want to be able to see more emails in the pane instead of having to scroll. This feature exists for the Windows version, please port over to the Mac.

    6 votes
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  5. Alert if more recent email available when replying

    While replying, it will be nice if outlook can alert that the being replied to email is not the most recent one and a feature that allows you to switch to newer email without having to rewrite/copy paste your current mail content.
    A rapid fire mail response among team members can often lead to multiple emails with missing threads. This will solve it.

    9 votes
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  6. allow sending and receiving of contact groups like in Windows version

    Allow sending and receiving of contact groups and allow groups to import between web version and outlook.

    12 votes
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  7. I would like to join pictures in attached files,

    I would like to join photos in a easiest way that it exist on a mac . Photos are located in an application named "photos" . It's very easy if you use mail application to extract and join it in a mail then to maximize and minimize the size . If you could develop an easier way to paste photos with outlook in a professional way and quickly change the sizes of the photos , it would be magic !!! .
    Today no choice to copy paste pictures on word and change it , then copy to outlook.

    2 votes
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  8. 64-bit build

    We need a 64-bit build (and all the goodness that will bring with it).

    4 votes
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  9. Export messages along with their categories


    • First, Outlook must have strong and multiple export abilities (so the messages could be imported in Mail or Thunderbird, for instance).

    • Secondly, theses exports have to embody the categories of the messages inside the messages.

    When you have hundreds of thousands of messages that have been tagged each with one or more categories, it would be good to keep this valuable information. (It is already very painful that Microsoft has wiped our "projects" in a previous update!)

    5 votes
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  10. Mail: "Mark as Read"

    Change how "Mark as Read" works...

    If one selects a mail in Outlook that has not previously been read you will be presented to the mail content and you can/will read it. So it is read.

    Now if you right click on it, the "Mark as read" is presented. Why - it is already read.

    Now if you un-select the particular mail and select the same again, the "Mark as Unread" is presented as an option.

    So the very common use-case "Look at mail body, realize mail is important, want to mark it as unread" require and extra un-select /…

    3 votes
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  11. Calendar Meetings: copy and better follow up on attendees

    Calendar Meetings: copy and better follow up on attendees
    Specifically one thing is missing in Outlook for Mac that I would like to see on the mac: The ability to copy the attendee list incl attending status (attending/declined/tentative/no response) to the clipboard.
    In Outlook for Windows you can use the Tracking icon to do this.

    In general follow up on meeting attendees in Outlook Mac works very poorly. In addition to the above it would also be nice to have some overview info on a meeting like "5 attending, 12 tentative, 3 declined"

    183 votes
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  12. Add Save & Send to Outlook for Mac

    This has been in the windows version for a few years now and even before it was added, I was able to use a third party add-in to perform the same function. I have just moved back onto Outlook at work (from gmail) but will be sticking with Apple Mail for my email.

    14 votes
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  13. Smartfolders Should Support "OR" as well as "AND"

    I would like to have a Smartfolder that contains email messages from a set of senders that I specify. Right now, if I specify a set of email messages when I construct the Smartfolder, the only ones that show up are those from all senders specified. I want to have emails from each sender as in Apple Mail and other email apps. So support "OR" as well as "AND" in constructing Smartfolders. It can be done using a raw query but it is very messy to do.

    30 votes
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  14. Edit Multiple Contacts

    When processing multiple contacts for my company, a function that would allow to edit multiple contacts at the same time would just save us so much time and would help us to maintain easily data quality. This function is available for windows... It is not a priority for a personal user but I swear that for a company, it is absolutely key

    14 votes
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  15. Inserting of shapes in email

    The insert option is not available, along with the re-sizing of images.

    Having the ability to insert a shape into an email is critical, I have to save a draft, edit it on a PC then back to my Mac. This should be included it is in word?

    48 votes
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  16. print selection

    Please add the ability to print the current selection

    9 votes
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  17. 6 votes
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  18. Trello and Evernote integration

    Integrate Trello and Evernote. More specifically:
    1) Trello: sync Trello calendars directly in calendar (Sunrise is one of the few apps that does this)
    2) provide direct access to Trello cards and Evernote directly from each email (similar to CloudMagic).

    I would gladly pay for both of these options.

    61 votes
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  19. Send a password protected & encrypted e-mail

    I'm often asked by financial institutions to send e-mails which are password protected (password agreed by phone) and encrypted, is this something which others would appreciate?

    3 votes
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  20. autodiscover

    Outlook 2010 and 2013 for Windows allow whitelisting of redirected autodiscover servers, which will prevent users from being presented with an "Outlook was redirected to the server <server fqdn> to get new settings for your account..." warning. https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2480582 An equivalent function in Office 2016 for Mac would be very useful. Personally I would expect to see the list stored in the user's Outlook preferences .plist.

    27 votes
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