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  1. open msg files in outlook

    We store .msg files in SharePoint document libraries and OneDrive, and to my surprise they would not open in Outlook 2016 for Mac.

    If there is not a trick to make this work, it should definately be a feature!

    797 votes
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  2. Restore AppleScript support for third party apps

    Because of the current implementation of sandboxing, third party apps can no longer interact with Outlook (I'm thinking about SpamSieve, but it applies to a number of apps).
    There are ways around that and I would love the future versions of Outlook to allow AppleScript from third party apps again.

    733 votes
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    Under review  ·  67 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Set Reading Pane to light/dark mode as default when Switch Background is used

    When switching emails/views in Outlook, light mode set as background doesn't stay as a default option and reverts back to dark mode.

    729 votes
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  4. Allow attachments in calendar items

    Allow documents to be attached via button on toolbar and/or or via drag-and-drop feature.

    728 votes
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    80 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. sent emails in conversations

    Right now, the only way to see sent e-mails in a conversation is to click to a separate display. It would be really useful to have the option (which I think is in the Windows version) to have them threaded together in order.

    704 votes
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  6. Support for caching limits on email similar to Windows

    Support for caching limits on email content similar to Windows.

    674 votes
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  7. "Mail to keep offline"

    In Office 365 (and previous version) on my PC i'm able to dictate how far back outlooks keeps my mail offline for. This is missing on Mac version...I'd like for you guys to port that feature over that exists on PC.

    For people like me who got 10 years worth of mail to download it's a real hassle...as I don't need 10 years worth of mail downloaded in my outlook client.

    679 votes
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  8. Please fix the display of free/busy-permission shared calendars in Outlook

    This has been a source of annoyance since I started using Office for Mac 2011 in 2010 – almost five years!

    This is the relevant support document: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2876443

    651 votes
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  9. Please add calendar view to reading pane

    Need to have quick access to daily calendar while email viewing pane is open without having to switch to calendar view.

    644 votes
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  10. Add access for volume license - send later

    I would really like for those who are a part of a volume license to have access to SEND LATER!

    631 votes
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  11. Enable the Quick Access Toolbar

    I would like to see customizable Quick Access Toolbar in Outlook 2016 for Mac like the one we have in 2013 for Windows. ( in the trial version of 2016 for Mac, I see a very truncated version above the ribbon). I use the QAT for all of my most frequently-used commands so that I don't have to switch back and forth among different tabs. Send Mail and Text Color, for example, are all on one easy-to-use bar.

    592 votes
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  12. Show as 'Working Elsewhere' in calendar

    Add 'Working Elsewhere' to the 'Show as' options for events in Calendar, alongside 'Free', 'Tentative' 'Busy' and 'OOO'.

    594 votes
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  13. allow images/photos/etc. be inserted into Outlook Meetings and Appointments

    Allow inserting images, photos, etc. into meeting requests and appointments. I often cut reservation info from websites for plane and hotel reservations into meeting requests for our CEO but, because I am "snipping" these, Outlook recognizes it as an image and will not allow me to send the invite or save the image in the appointment.

    586 votes
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  14. Schedule on Outlook Mac

    I love the schedule email functionality on mobile (iOS/Android) and would like to have it on Mac Outlook too. Please can you build that.

    568 votes
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  15. Add option to add country holidays in calendar

    Add option to add country holidays in calendar

    577 votes
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  16. To have an option to see the exact email address used in the email that received (or sent).

    Please support such feature to be able to see exact address used to send or received an email when either hovering the mouse over the name or double-clicking it.

    552 votes
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  17. After deleting an email, jump to next unread email

    I prefer having new emails on top. Currently after deleting an email, the next highlighted email is the one I previously read (next in line, below the deleted email). There should be an option to move to the next unread email instead. It would be easier to read through emails beginning with the oldest unread email (lowest of the highlighted unread emails), and delete through the list, and move UPwards.

    553 votes
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    Under review  ·  30 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Columns and reading pane right

    Please add the ability to view mail in columns while still having the reading pane to the right. This functionality works great on the Windows side, but I can't seem to figure out why it's only available with no reading pane, or when the reading pane is below the email...

    566 votes
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  19. Ability to import and export calendars

    Please add the ability to import and export calendars in Outlook for Mac. It'd be great if the formats that one could import and export contacts to were the same as the options on Outlook on Windows. This would make it easy to transition back and forth, particularly for folks who are switching platforms for work.

    552 votes
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  20. Please add "Recall this message" function for mac!

    Please add "Recall this message" function for mac!Every time when I would like to recall an email on my macbook, I need to open the Parallels Deask for windows and then open the outlook for windows to recall the email. It is so annoying. More importantly, in "recalling" situation, time is of the essence. In this sense, after I accomplish the two steps aforementioned, the reciever has already opened the mail and I would fail in the recall unfortunately.

    531 votes
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