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  1. import wab file

    Create the possibility to import contact information from an old .wab file (from Outlook Express) into Outlook for Mac.

    Alternatively, provide a simple utility to read .wab files and output the information into a .csv file, which seems to already be supported for transferring contact information.

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  2. Allow Modifications To How Contacts and Groups are listed

    Would be nice to select what shows up on the second line below the contact. Right now it's a phone # or title (if phone # isn't entered). I'd prefer for it to list who they work for (or offer up a choice).

    Second, in the group list, it only shows the names and emails in the group. Why not include their business, phone number or some other quick to obtain info about who is in the group?

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    3 votes
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  3. add THE MOST BASIC FUNCTION OF EXPORTING CONTACTS AS CSV

    How have you guys not added the functionality to export Mac Outlook contacts to CSV, this has been requested for years and is function in the Windows version. What is GOING ON with your DEV TEAM? unless this is business politics, the lack of this feature is embarassing

    54 votes
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  4. Put the categories back in sidebar!

    Put the categories back in the sidebar! Why on earth would you take that feature away? Now I can't view contacts or calendar by category, rendering the categories essentially useless.

    82 votes
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  5. Add Birthday Without Year

    You should be able to add a person's birthday without having to add their year (as is possible in the native calendar app for Mac). It is very often the case that you know someone's birthday without knowing the year and without needing to know the year, yet it's impossible to add a birthday without having the year, or putting in a random year that's wrong.

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  6. 2 votes
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  7. Contacts, People ... pictures are way too small.

    Make them adjustable, bigger, and an option for sizes along with round. Under Outlook Preferences, add in a 'photo' size adjustment. Having pictures allow easy recall of the client, professional contact, or wholesaler. Its useful when your practice has 200 professional contacts. Please change this.

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  8. Sync contacts, calendar and notes for mac with Outlook 2016

    Allow the Mac calendar, address and notes to sync with Outlook 2016 and also bring back the sync service icon in preference

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  9. A setting for choosing the display name syntax for contacts.

    At the moment there isn't a possibility to change the display name. Outlook for MAC has always the syntax "given name" and "surname" but it would be very helpful to change this because it has also an impact to my Outlook for Windows 10.

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  10. Auto Trim e-mail addresses when pasted into a contact

    When an e-mail is pasted into the contact field it looks like this: > Outlook should auto trim off each side of the e-mail address so it works in this field.

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  11. Improve Search Feature

    I have a hard time finding contacts when using the search feature. Most of my searches turn up "no match found" but they are in my contacts. It's very frustrating to have to work so hard to pull up a contact.

    3 votes
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  12. 1 vote
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  14. Add capability in import contact groups into Mac Outlook. No way to import the contact group list as sent by windows outlook 2016.

    Add capability in import contact groups into Mac Outlook. No way to import the contact group list as sent by windows outlook 2016.

    23 votes
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  15. Add Contact List (Groups) synchronization with Exchange Server.

    Please add Contact List (Groups) synchronization with Exchange Server.

    Having to enable "On My Computer folders" and store them locally is disappointing.

    Thank you.

    18 votes
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  16. Show Category of Contacts on the Sidebar/Navigation pane of Outlook for Mac

    Please Put back the feature of Outlook for mac to show or automatically categorized contact on the sidebar or navigation pane

    2 votes
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  17. Change default contact address in contacts module

    Allow users to choose the default email address to be displayed when creating a new contact (Work/Home, etc)

    4 votes
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  18. 11 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. 3 votes
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