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  1. Task due date should be automatically added onto Outlook Calendar

    If you enter a task with a due date, it should show up in your calendar as either an all-day event or an event at the time assigned (if applicable). When the task is complete, it should update in calendar with the strikethrough formatting.

    30 votes
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  2. Task into a folder from the task creation window

    In order to save time it is necessary to be able to put a newly created task into a specific task folder on creation.
    So when you're creating a new task you should be able to browse through available folders or create a new folder right from the task creation window. (should work similar to the category setting for a task)

    Currently you have to create a task (e.g. by flagging an email message) and then you need to go to tasks and distribute newly created task into a specific folder which is not convenient and consumes additional time.

    4 votes
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  3. Unify To-Do List items and Tasks

    I think many of us business users get our work actions from e-mails, and it is quite easy and efficient to flag an e-mail for follow up.
    However, flagging e-mails in this fashion doesn't actually turn them into Tasks, but merely a To-Do List item with limited functionality. For example, To-Do List items cannot be assigned to someone else, which is highly inconvenient if you want to pass on some work to a colleague. You also cannot keep track of work assigned to someone else, even if they have shared their Task list, because To-Do items don't appear there.
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    3 votes
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  4. Possible to turn a task into an event?

    Possible de transformer une tâche en un événement?

    Possible to turn a task into an event?

    Pour définir une plage de temps pour accomplir une tâche, pourquoi ne pas la transformer en rendez-vous?

    To set a time range to complete a task, why not turn it into an appointment?

    8 votes
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  5. Custom to-do list groups

    Custom to-do list groups that are not date driven like "To Read" "Delegated" or "revision" so they can be in sight but not time orientated.

    7 votes
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  6. Separate task list and separate meeting invite to be popped up

    more specific on separate task list popping out as per the timing set …..

    the meeting invite to be taken out from the task list when it pop out , now both has been mixed and unable to trace or follow the task list items ..
    hope that team will consider this in coming releases …...thanks !

    1 vote
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  7. Print or copy and paste Reminders

    Print or copy and paste Reminders

    5 votes
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  8. flag

    Please could you develop a feature attached to the flags function so that we can add a note to ourselves of what the flag is for?

    I see this working that when I flag an email, another box opens up which allows me to add a reminder as to what I need to do before processing the email, for example.

    And if this could go into the Outlook Today page too that would be awesome!

    63 votes
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  9. Reoccurring Task Option

    Much like Meetings or events have the ability to be created as "reoccurring" the same should be allowed for "Tasks".

    1 vote
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  10. Provide a feature to make To Do List accessible and track-able and export it from Microsoft Outlook 2016 to other platforms

    Access & track your "To Do List" while you are on the go. In Outlook smartphone app, separate app or even exporting the list to keep following up in excel file. That would be more productive if Outlook would export it to To-Do application as a ready list.

    16 votes
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  11. Auto assign tasks to folders based on priority and/or day till due date

    To help with time management it would be great if there is some feature added to create rules that assign tasks to folders or prioritize them in another way.

    5 votes
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  12. Convert or create tasks to appointment easily.

    Microsoft should make it easy to convert/create a task to an appointment to make it easy to schedule a time period on a calendar for task implementation.

    It will be nice to look through your tasks and then schedule your day based on those tasks and have them nicely shown on your calendar.

    60 votes
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  13. Allow tasks to be created from meeting invite to allow actions

    From a meeting invite, allow user to assign task. For example meeting occurs and task required to be set up to send notes and actions post meeting.

    1 vote
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  14. Provide a "Issue Resolved" Button/Function for mails alredy sent.

    So that the recipient doesn't need to read through mails, or answer them, when the issue has already been resolved in the meantime.

    1 vote
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  15. disable task reminder in outlook we are using todo

    We need a feature for disable tasks reminder in Outlook 2016 (Outlook 365) we use the modern / future ui todo on all our clients and all our users don't like the double reminder. One reminder from Outlook, one from todo. We want to disable the reminder for tasks in Outlook (but of course not for calendar events.)
    this problem is detailed described from a other user on https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/disable-outlook-tasks-notification/89be8699-9fbe-4323-a8d1-8c47d547746a

    3 votes
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  16. Another category for tasks "highly important"

    It would be good to have another category for tasks. Not only organize them in "today", "tomorrow" etc. but an extra category for "today" to set priorities like "highly important" or "priority 1", "priority 2" and so on.

    2 votes
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  17. Separate pop out option

    It would be nice to be able to pop the tasks section out of the main outlook program to have it in a separate window

    3 votes
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  18. Request for feedback on the Task Bar

    To be able to request feedback on a task that has not been actioned.

    2 votes
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  19. Provide a feature to retain table when creating tasks from an email in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Currently, while creating tasks from an email, the table present or created in an email is getting converted to text which should not happen as a normal behavior. It should be retained as a table even when the task is successfully created avoiding any unwanted change in formatting and avoiding mistakes with the layout.

    9 votes
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  20. Nudge

    Create an option to "nudge" the recipient of a task to remind them of the work needed. The nudge would move it to the top of messages.

    1 vote
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