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  1. 116 votes
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  2. Checklists within tasks (subtasks)

    Adding checklists to tasks so one topic can contain multiple tasks which can be checked as completed individually. Also the percentage of completion of each task can be derived from this.

    6 votes
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  3. Personal Gantt Chart for tasks

    Arrange the personal tasks in a Gantt-like chart. Including estimated durations. This allows to plan task ahead and keep track on the possible delivery time of new tasks

    2 votes
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  4. Hide flagged emails in Inbox

    I have configured my Inbox on the Windows Desktop Outlook client to hide flagged emails, as I use the flag to defer emails for later action (Inbox Zero)

    Now that your reworked Microsoft To-Do can view flagged emails, I would love if you add an option to hide flagged emails in the inbox - the thought being "I flag the email to move it from my inbox to my to-do list"

    Also see: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/inbox-zero-defer-email-outlook-matthias-bartosik

    1 vote
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  5. Adding folders to the "Tasks" section

    I think it would be useful if the "Task" tab could have folders and you could drag sections into the folders. This is a way to be more organized and find things easier instead of scrolling and searching for whatever it is you have to find. Hopefully you guys will consider this. Have a good day!

    Adrian Rivera-Leon

    3 votes
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  6. Add "My Day" to the menu of Task lists.

    Not sure how all the other Smart lists made it and My Day did not.

    3 votes
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  7. Sync Sharepoint Tasks

    It would be useful if I could sync my SharePoint task lists with my Outlook 365 tasks (and then with To-Do as that already syncs with Outlook 365 tasks). However, it seems SharePoint tasks will only sync to my Outlook Desktop app, when I click on "Connect to Outlook". I'd like to have my SharePoint task lists synced with my 365 Outlook tasks, just as they do with the Outlook Desktop app.

    [Note: While I am submitting this post for my own personal benefit, the description itself was borrowed from a post by mrobins8 in Microsoft Community here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/syncing-sharepoint-tasks-with-outlook-365-tasks/b2f94646-db93-4ee2-973f-66d0cf110ce0]

    3 votes
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  8. Multi Select Sheet on Online Excel.

    When working with Excel Online, you should do a multi select button. When I work on the desktop App I can Select CTRL + Shift to multi select each sheet. Currently my work uses online excel so, this function is not available so I have 31 sheets that I need to paste things too and I have to go through each sheet and paste it 31 times.

    2 votes
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  9. this is where most people wants pictures at

    i think that you guys should put pictures for the backgrounds

    1 vote
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  10. Flagged email with dark mode

    When opened, a flagged email linked to as To Do task appears white even with the dark mode theme

    1 vote
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  11. Flagging, Prioritizing, Categorizing, Dates (Start & Due), My Today

    Outlook's To-Do feature (flagging) affects Tasks, Mail, Contacts, Calendar...everything in Outlook.

    Each item in Outlook be it a Message, Task, Contact, Calendar entry, etc. could be managed more effectively were the following allowed to be applied to any Outlook item:

    1.) Flagging
    2.) Categorizing
    3.) Prioritizing
    4.) Dating (start and/or due dates)
    5.) Add a “My Today” field/button (not a date)

    Again, the above five items are the core of what makes Outlook amazing. These should be easier to apply regardless of what Outlook item is being worked on in the web app or desktop app, period.

    8 votes
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  12. Customize due dates

    We can mark our emails with a flag to raise attention for a task we have to do. There are standard time frames within which we must do them, but I can't add a custom due date. I just got an email today that I need to do something within two weeks (by Feb. 22), but given the limited options, I can't set 2/22 as the due date. Only today, tomorrow, or next week. We should have the option to flag for completion by whatever date each task is due, rather than be restricted to standard options like today, tomorrow,…

    7 votes
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  13. Add Density and Dark Mode to Tasks, and Better Utilization of Categories

    Referring to https://outlook.office.com/owa/?path=/tasks
    Your tasks section requires a lot of work. As it is right now, it's barely usable. The best thing about it is integration with flagged emails.
    1) "Categories" are almost useless, only providing a tiny colored box to each entry. Please have Category displayed as Text instead of just color
    2) How about adding the list of the categories in the Left Pane under "MY Tasks" for easy selection, as well as option for "ALL" categories.
    3) Or include categories in Filters, e.g. grouping by category, sorting by category. I thought about using folders instead of categories,…

    1 vote
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  14. View tasks within calendar view

    I miss several features in Outlook365.
    One of them is being able to see my daily tasks in my calendar. In Outlook 2016 I could check a box and then I could see my tasks under the calendar. Great way to keep an overview.

    8 votes
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  15. new view in Office 365 July 30, 2019

    The new view in Office 365 is clear and easy to use, but do not take away the ability to revert to the old view. Currently if you are in the new view the ability to go back to the old view is no longer available. Once the new view is not beta I would agree to this but currently there many functions that do not work in the new view. An example is All Users under the People function. This is present in the old view but not in the new view. The only function is Contacts. The problem…

    1 vote
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  16. Task Pane Counter of Items Displayed

    The task pane need to display the number of tasks are displayed.

    1 vote
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  17. Flagged items and tasks show on calendar

    Custom field for flags so that you can set an arbitrary follow up date.
    A feature where tasks can show up on your calendar.

    1 vote
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  18. One dashboard with emails, tasks and calendar

    Please put tasks on the same 'page' as the emails - similar to Google, having the tasks on another page is not user friendly. It's helpful to have one dashboard for emails, tasks, calendar review etc.

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  19. used easily

    how i can learn outlook easily for all his information

    1 vote
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  20. About linking mail and tasks

    We want you to be able to link mail and calendar like Google and to be able to register notes in Task
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    Googleのようにメールと予定表を連携させたり、Taskにメモを登録できるようにしてほしい

    2 votes
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