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  1. 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.

    133 votes
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  2. Be able to export the task list to an excel sheet

    Basically be able to share it all in an excel sheet

    6 votes
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  3. 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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  4. Store mail data used to generate task correctly

    If you use the feature in Mail to "Create a task with text of message" this doesn't store the mail data correctly. If you enable the "From" column for display in the task view, it lists you as the "From" rather than the person who sent you an email asking you to do something. I support multiple people and it would be great easily turn an email into a to do item and have it easily track-able by requester.

    3 votes
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  5. Have option to send an email reminder when setting up tasks

    It would be nice to have the reminder option include sending an email. Lotus Notes has this feature and it works well. It's too easy to dismiss a reminder when you are in the middle of something.

    20 votes
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  6. Add a pop up which says "Are you sure you want to delete this task?" when clicking delete on a task

    There is no way to recover these, and once sent to someone else it does not give you the option to save and close (for obvious reasons) but if you get very used to clicking save and close, and delete appears in its place, you have to then chase the other person to resend.

    4 votes
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  7. Folder/File system in Outlook 2016

    Incoming emails move to existing Folder in Outlook trought a search engine which allready exists on the mobile app but not on the Notebook ablication.

    This would be faster when I can say "move to ..." and Outlook gives me search Resultat about existing Folder with the Name.

    This should be a Kind of tray System for incoming mails.

    2 votes
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  8. HTML lay-out lost after opening task on iPhone

    Lay-out from a task is lost after opening the task on iPhone

    4 votes
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  9. Choose who sees task reminders

    For shared email addreses with mulitple users (eg Sales@businessname.co.nz), when creating follow up reminders you need to be able to select who will see the reminder. Otherwise if it pops up on someone elses PC and they click dismiss you don't see the reminder at all.

    2 votes
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  10. Change the way a new task is created when dragging an email into the task pane.

    Currently, you can drag an email in the tasks pane and it will create a task. However, it doesn't give you the ability to change the details of task when creating. When you open the task, you are taken to the email but are unable to change the task details (due date, comments, etc). This is a big issue because it makes selecting the due date more difficult and it prevents you from adding notes. You can change the due date using the task lists but this adds another step.

    Suggested Resolution: Either add the task fields above the email…

    12 votes
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  11. Allow Tasks in Sub folder to be edited by assignee

    In outlook tasks, when I create sub-folder under task folder for specific project , for that sub-folder, when I try to assign the task to other employee then can't update the task unless I move the task back to main "Tasks" folder!

    So I suggest to Allow Tasks in Sub folder to be edited by assignee

    9 votes
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  12. Update Task After Assignment

    Enable a function that permits the creator and assignor of a task can edit it AFTER it has been assigned to someone else. Assignors should be able to "manage" the expectations of tasks they assign.

    21 votes
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  13. Make sure user defined Task list are robust.

    I make lists with a bespoke sort order in Tasks > Home > Current View. However, if I am viewing one of my bespoke lists and then click any icon in View > Arrangement, the sort order is corrupted for all subsequent sessions. See https://ueanorwich-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/urq17xbuueaacuk/EbkOU3gylJCvmGy65jD2ZYBvReJ5B47cDLn83UNgbwpDg?e=yfMqkC

    2 votes
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  14. Show Tasks with no due date at the end

    In the due date view, Tasks with no due Dates are shown in the beginning. It would help me if I could move them th the end of the list. Thanks!

    21 votes
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  15. Provide an option to restore a deleted task in Outlook 2016

    When a task is accidently deleted, it cannot be restored. It must be re-entered.
    It would be nice if deleted task could be moved back to task list.

    22 votes
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  16. Outlook task list should show day of week in additon to date

    Would like to see day of week (i.e. Monday) next to task date when tasks are grouped by date. Using the task group by date view helps the user see future tasks and the day of the week they are scheduled. Some things tasks tend to be business days and others are weekend dates.

    9 votes
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  17. Outlook 2016 load time issue

    Initial loading of outlook 2016 since the last update has increased 4 times. In other words it usually only took 2 seconds once clicked to open & fully load, but now it takes 15 seconds which is very very slow. Please check and fix.

    8 votes
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  18. Tasks list show email attachment date

    the task list should show the flagged email date when hover the mouse on it. It shows the task start date and end date but not the email date.

    3 votes
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  19. Show a count for a list of tasks you have in your To-Do list of Outlook 2016

    Show a count for a list of tasks you have in your To-Do list of Outlook 2016

    13 votes
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  20. 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.

    92 votes
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