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  1. Add more keyboard shortcuts - create new appointment

    Something I miss from Windows Outlook now that I am on Mac is a quick way to create an appointment. Control-Shift-A did it wonderfully on Windows. On Mac, first I have to switch to the calendar mode and then I can create a new item and then switch back to previous mode. So, I can do it with Cmd-2 + Cmd-N <enter appt data> and Cmd-1. That is bulky and slow switching modes.

    2 votes
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  2. Notify to read/open attachment

    When there is an attachment with an email,
    - emphasise that there is an attachment with colors
    - Alert or Notify readers if they close the email without opening the attachment
    - Priorities to attachments, similar to email priorities

    This could avoid:
    - Writing "Please find the attachment...!!!" in every email with attachment
    - Missing out important attachments without opening it

    12 votes
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  3. To set the cursor focus to the first line when redacting or answering messages on Outlook.

    To set the cursor focus to the first line when redacting or answering messages on Outlook. Right now, the cursor starts kind of "inside" the signature, instead of the first line of message.

    4 votes
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  4. change sender (to noreply...)

    Would be nice to be able to mark emails sent as no-reply to force customers not to reply to this email directly.

    1 vote
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  5. Improve support for plain text email

    If I reply to a plain-text message, the reply should display any included text prefixed by "> " and in a fixed-width font. Ideally, the prefix and the font should be customizable.

    19 votes
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  6. Outgoing email

    Allow to interrupt an email from going out and edit it. There's no outgoing box like the previous version Outlook 2010 for mac.
    Please bring this back.

    Thanks.

    21 votes
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  7. Have autocorrect provide some visual feedback

    Have Outlook Autocorrect provide some visual feelback that it is going to change a word. Instead of just changing it w/o any notice at all. Try typing "Nagios" into the subject line then tab to the email body. Done quickly there is no notice that it's changing "Nagios" to "Nag"

    1 vote
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  8. you can type events directly on date sa on previous version

    be able to type directly on dialogue box events as on previous outlook version

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  9. Paragraph setting

    With the recent update, the emails I compose have an added 10pt 'after' spacing each time I hit "enter" for a line break. This default cannot be changed and it is not how I want my emails to look. The paragraph settings is not accessible via the ribbon or the tool bar - each time i have to select the text and hit right click to get it changed. Very inefficient and annoying.

    29 votes
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  10. capture screenshot

    Right click during email composing had an option to capture screen images in previous version of outlook. Upgrade removed this. Get back that feature.

    32 votes
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  11. Support for Sync of Drafts from iOS Devices

    Its as simple as it sounds, start an email on your iPhone/iPad/iTouch and save it in your drafts, have it pushed into your drafts box on desktop so you can finish your email on a separate device.

    Sometimes you start writing on the go and want to complete your art on a more powerful client...why not?

    22 votes
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 16 votes
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