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  1. Reminders

    Change to ascending or descending order

    2 votes
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  2. 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.

    135 votes
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  3. 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...!!!

    13 votes
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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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.

    19 votes
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  7. Allow users to Skip Occurrence on Ribbon without having to open individual recurring tasks.

    I have several recurring monthly tasks setup, but some months no work/time is spent on them. I don't want to mark them complete for the month, so most of the time I simply go into each task and hit "Skip Occurrence". I prefer not to hit "Mark Complete", since no actual work was done and I use the to-do/task history to track productivity. It would be a nice quality of life improvement if I could add the "Skip Occurrence" button to the To-Do List ribbon, that way users don't have to go into each individual task to skip.

    1 vote
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  8. search in the reminder box

    search ability in the reminders box that pops up

    4 votes
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  9. 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.

    9 votes
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  10. Provide the ability to run a report providing the amount of time spent on each category within the Outlook Calendar.

    Ability to run a report providing the amount of time spent on each category within the Outlook Calendar.

    10 votes
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  11. Print button on task list?

    Print button on task list?

    12 votes
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  12. Provide a feature or an option to send notification on completion of a Task or Meeting in Calendar in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    When you receive an email to do a task, and you compete the task.. and you tick it off, the other side should get a notification to show that its been ticked off meaning job done. Will be so convenient instead of sending an email back saying so, as i work as a reception administrator it will be so much easier and faster. specially if you work in a busy field.

    3 votes
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  13. Email attachment, can be packaged to download

    Email attachment, can be packaged to download

    5 votes
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  14. Outlook 2019 is missing the category icon in the tasks below the calendar

    Outlook 2019 is missing the category icon in the tasks below the calendar

    7 votes
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  15. Provide an option in outlook tasks to subtasks and contact association in Outlook 2016

    Please add the ability to create sub-tasks in Outlook and also add the ability to associate a task with a contact w/o sending the task to that person in Exchange.

    95 votes
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  16. Ask for Task List/Reminder

    As soon as you mention in the mail "Tomorrow we will check and update you" or "we will check and update you by 10 Feb"…. etc.. it has to ask for Task list/reminder or it should get added automatically in the task list/reminder.

    5 votes
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  17. Snooze All in Outlook Reminder Window

    For Outlook, I would LOVE to see a SNOOZE ALL... you have dismiss all, but I would rather see a snooze all.
    There are times when I get into the office in the morning and I just log in and a ton of reminders popup. I need to deal with other things in the morning, so a Snooze All would be great, rather than having to keep changing the snooze timer for each one, one-by-one. It would be great!

    8 votes
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  18. Link emails to tasks

    A simple drag and drop option to link emails to a task, currently i create tasks by either flagging an email for follow up (then i can't edit the task easily) or by creating a new task (can't link emails related to the task). if i could create a task and then drag the email to link to it, when i open the task i can quickly see all related communications. any other emails in the conversation would automatically link up also

    49 votes
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  19. Re-activate the option to "Regenerate new tasks n number of days/weeks/months after a task is completed".

    This option was available in earlier Outlook versions (in Task Recurrence dialog box), but not in 2016.
    It makes sense in different cases, where you can delay task completion but a new task's due date depends on the last completion date: blood donation, lawn mowing, visit grand-mom, ...

    2 votes
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  20. Provide a feature to reassign a Task in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Once a task has been assigned, it can only be cancelled. It would be great if it could be reassigned.

    2 votes
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