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  1. 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.

    66 votes
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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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.

    10 votes
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  5. Outlook linked TO-DO list tasks list

    While reading or sending a mail, lot of follow on tasks come in my mind. An easy interface to TO-DO list will ease working quite a lot.

    3 votes
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. handles on tasks to move them up and/or down to put them in order

    It would be nice to have handles on the tasks on the same day to have handles on them to easily move them into the order you want them.

    2 votes
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  10. Provide a feature to import ”Next Step" from Microsoft To-Do App to Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to import ”Next Step" from Microsoft To-Do App to Microsoft Outlook 2016 as on my Microsoft To Do app I can add Next Step but this does not get imported to the PC version of Outlook.

    11 votes
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  11. Resolved to-do list items should show in the to-do list with Green complete mark.

    Currently outlook just remove the task from to-do list when user the red-flag. Because user might want to re-flag it due to some unpredictable situations and now user has to go through thousands of recently received emails to red-flag it (user might not remember the sender, title or content about the email so cannot search for it).

    The completed task should still show in the to-do list with Green complete mark with ordered below the red flagged to-do items.

    13 votes
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  12. Allow a link to your scanner when adding an attachment

    allow a link to your scanner when adding an attachment so a document can be scanned and attached directly to a new email.

    18 votes
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  13. Move location of To do bar.

    Create an option for the To-Do Bar to be located on the left side of the window frame, so that the users eyes see it first thing (when "reading" from left to right). Currently, outlook only allows it on the right most edge of the window. To be able to move it to the left side of the folder and reading panes.

    25 votes
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  14. The web and android version of Tasks allow include steps inside a task, however the desktop version doesn't support steps.

    Include the support of 'step' inside a 'task' in the desktop version, as the web and android version of Tasks does.

    13 votes
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  15. Categories in task pane.

    It would be good, that in task pane, when it is filtered by categories, the band of each category acquires the color assigned by the user.
    Best regards...!!!

    15 votes
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  16. Add Ability to insert Check boxes within a Task in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Currently, we can only insert bullets into Tasks. It would be helpful to be able to create checklists. Linking to OneNote is an immediate work-around.

    149 votes
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  17. Reminders

    Change to ascending or descending order

    2 votes
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  18. In the To-Do List in Tasks I used to be able to group by “Due Date” and then “Reminder Time” but if I do that now the result give nothing.

    In the To-Do List in Tasks I used to be able to group by “Due Date” and then “Reminder Time” but if I do that now the result give nothing. It feels like there is a bug in the system. I think it became a problem with the software that was released 1st February 2019.

    12 votes
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  19. Phone call remainder for meeting/to complete a task instead of pop up remainder.

    Phone call remainder for meeting/to complete a task instead of pop up remainder.

    3 votes
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  20. Print button on task list?

    Print button on task list?

    15 votes
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