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  1. Categories

    To be able to mark several appointments, mails etc. and then click ONE TIME at ONE category. Foolish to remove that from 2011 version, so you have to click one at a time.

    25 votes
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    1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Make Date Received Format Configurable

    The default format necessitates keeping the column size fairly wide in order to see what time the message was received. I would like the format to be configurable so that I can reduce the column size. Some examples:
    - Show the time without the date & day (`1:16 PM`)
    - Show the date & time but not the day (`8/24/16, 1:16 PM`)
    - Show a different format for the date (`Wed 8/24, 1:16 PM`)

    7 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add an option to have Outlook send a daily/weekly summary of events and tasks that has essential details for offline use.

    This could include Event or Task title, time, location, event organizer contact info and the content of the event in case it has webex type details.

    3 votes
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  4. Add Rich Text Formatting to Calendar Invites

    One of the features that I miss from the days I was able to use Outlook on Windows is the ability to format the text of Calendar invites, whether appointments or meetings.

    It would be great to have the same ability to control the font, font size, bold, italic, underline, colors, bulleting, numbering, etc., through a toolbar that you do when creating new e-mail messages.

    27 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. RPC over HTTP

    please provide the RPC over HTTP, since i still cannot connect with my email in mobile tethering mode

    1 vote
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  6. attachment

    when you set outlook mac to fullscreen mode, you will find it impossible to drag and drop an attachment from one mail to a new mail. let me explain it more clear: first, you click one item from the inbox pane, and the content of that mail will be shown properly in the read pane, and you can see the attachment there too; second, you want to reply this mail, so you click "reply" and you see another new window floating on the center of screen, now you want to add someone new to the mail loop to let them…

    23 votes
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  7. Highlight All Other Emails in a Conversation When an Email is Selected

    If your inbox is organized by Date Received, when you select a message, then all the other messages in that Conversation should be highlighted slightly. So you can quickly scroll through your inbox and see if there have been any other emails in that chain. Older versions of Outlook had this helpful feature, but it's been removed in the current version (v 15.24 is what I have).

    11 votes
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  8. Improve Functionality

    Why do you insist on hobbling the functionality of Outlook for Mac relative to Windows? It is more likely to drive users away than bring them back to PC. Functions such as comprehensive rules and read receipts are not exotic. Nor is a full host of formatting capabilities within the body of an email. Mac users chose this platform for a reason, and removing features only serves to validate this choice.

    62 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. macro recording

    Please add the macro recording feature to the Mac build

    21 votes
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  10. put back the ability to have a folder open when dragging an email and hovering over it

    put back the ability to automatically open folders with multiple sub folders simply by dragging an email from the inbox and hovering over the destination folder that contains the sub folders...

    3 votes
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  11. 16 votes
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  12. Reinstate the ability to delete attachments from emails

    The latest version removed the ability to delete attachments from email - I always save attachments that I want to keep in cloud storage rather than make my mailbox huge...

    6 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Support for mass-categorizing search results. I can mass-categorize emails in a folder, but not in search results.

    Support for mass-categorizing search results. I can mass-categorize emails in a folder, but not in search results, the button is grayed out.

    18 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. When renaming a folder or creating a folder, that folder should not automatically get selected when trying to name change.

    When re-naming a folder or creating a folder, that folder should not automatically get selected when trying to name change. Users should be able to change the name of a folder or create a new folder without the mail program selecting that program automatically. Thank you!

    13 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Make it easier to designate a safe sender so they're not routed to junk e-mail

    Make it easier to designate safe senders so they're not automatically routed to junk e-mail

    14 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Speed up meeting invite creates

    When a user is creating a meeting invite, I suggest you cache the schedules of the people on the invite list while I am creating the invite rather than make me sit and wait unitl I click on the "Scheduling Assistance" tab (which I need to do every time I create a meeting).

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. 1 vote
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  18. Enable rules/automatic formatting for calendar items to automatically color code meetings by subject

    Enable rules/automatic formatting for calendar items to automatically color code meetings by keyword

    8 votes
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  19. Add additional e-mail recipients to Calendar Response

    When using the "Respond with Comments" option to accept or decline a meeting, I am requesting the ability to add additional e-mail recipients to the response email. It is common to want to notify people other than the meeting organizer of the specific calendar response.

    15 votes
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  20. add more formatting options

    In Outlook for windows, the formatting toolbar was incredible. I miss the ability to use the heading styles, organize lists alphabetically, rearrange text from all caps to sentence case etc.

    22 votes
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