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  1. Visualize contacts by multi-item list: to see at the same time phones, emails, creation date, etc.

    Improve view of contact list: ability to see many fields (email, phone, creation date, etc.), to choose these fields and to sort contacts by fields.

    13 votes
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  2. Document Outlook for Mac & iOS Setup Scenarios

    Recently purchasing Office 365 for Mac I was hopeful that I could return to Outlook after many years of using the separate Apple products of Mail, Address Book and Calendar:
    (1) Applications installed on my Mac and iOS devices without issue
    (2) Basic setup straight forward
    (3) Was happy when I saw my contacts from iOS Address Book showing up in Outlook on the iOS device. Tried to keep these in sync, i.e. making mods in Address Book and having them show up in Outlook - NO GO. Tried to edit People in Outlook (those linked to Address Book -…

    26 votes
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  3. exchange server

    Make Outlook compatible with Exchange server versions below 2010SP2.
    It is really ridiculous that on IOS and Windows older versions work, but not on the latest Mac version. For professional use this is a no-go.

    41 votes
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  4. Allow Delegates to add new contacts to their delegaters contact list

    Allow Delegates to add new contacts to their delegaters contact list, so when I am using ScanSnap for Macs I can send my bosses contacts straight to his contacts on Outlook instead of mine

    6 votes
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  5. Make Auto Format controllable and intuitive

    The Auto Formatting of lists with Bullets is infuriating and non intuitive. Users need to control presentation. It is impossible to create a bulleted list and document presentation, using MAIL/Word. Users should have complete control in each document.

    Type Bullet / Bullets in HELP , there is no return search result.

    And while you're at it, type " i.e." into a document - it is painful.

    9 votes
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  6. to allow the list panel to have simple columns to sort data, just like Outlook in windows

    I want to get the 3 panels view: left, middle, reading panel on the right, just like on Windows.

    I want the middle panel to have multiple colums: From, date, flag, title.

    13 votes
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  7. allow distribution list maint

    managing a dl or o365 group is not easy. allow for Outlool 2016 to be able to manage these objects.

    21 votes
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  8. Change the title bar color to red or gray when offline

    There have been occasions where I have been using outlook offline for days without realizing it. I have had to get in the habit of checking the bottom right corner for the "Connected to:" text to verify I am online.

    It is disastrous to receive emails/calendar events days after intended receive date, so having some type of obvious indicator that no mail is being received/sent would be helpful.

    10 votes
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  9. Be able to switch back to the previous version, 2016 keeps crashing

    Outlook needs restarted daily and not all of my contacts are coming over.

    15 votes
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  10. Stop the 'move email to folder' dropdown from resizing.

    Since the last update, the drop down where I enter which folder to move emails to resizes horizontally to the longest text string. It's also very delayed in this animation so it takes a while to archive emails from my inbox.

    6 votes
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  11. Allow jabber 3rd parity server as presence support.

    Allow presence status to be taken from 3rd parity jabber server.

    12 votes
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  12. common folder

    I think it would be handy to have folders that two or more accounts could use. For instance my wife and I have email accounts on this computer. We are moving to another house. She gets email from the realtor. I get email from the Bank, etc. etc. We need a common folder where she could place the mail from the realtor and I could place the mail from the Bank. We would have one folder to search to obtain the mail we need to reference or use.

    4 votes
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  13. Add AES in Outlook.

    Add AES option of email in Outlook. Enabling "@outlook.com" address.

    3 votes
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  14. Don't put the delete email button next to the close window button

    The delete mail button is next to the close email button on outlook for Mac app. It makes it really easy for people to accidentally delete the email they have open.

    13 votes
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  15. Status bar in Search Folders

    The status bar in Search Folders used to show "Connected to.." etc information, however in 2016 it doesn't.

    Why isn't that status bar uniform across the client?

    4 votes
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  16. 4 votes
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  17. Create links when replying and contacts are in my address book

    When replying, if contacts are present as cards in my address book, the header of the original message does not contain links, but just plain names.
    Example: if card is not in address book, I get in the original mail header:

    "mailto:person@domain.com"

    If this is saved in address book, I get in the original mail header:

    "Full Name"

    4 votes
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  18. Add Arabic Support

    Adding arabic language support for make will make as use Office instead of another alternative application for Mac.

    4 votes
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  19. Time to leave

    Add "Time to Leave" as alert option for appointments.

    Using current location -> location of invite similar to how the iPhone does it. We understand this may require upstream changes to Office 365 unless it currently supports it.

    17 votes
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  20. I STILL can't preview or print emails after nearly three weeks! And why are my deleted emails accumulating?

    I STILL can't preview or print emails after nearly three weeks! And why do my deleted emails continue to accumulate? And the number of "Sent" emails doesn't show up.

    5 votes
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