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  1. Provide 2 keys to mark as read(control+q) or mark as unread (control+U) in Outlook 2016

    It will be useful if instead of using 2 keys to mark as read(control+q) or mark as unread (control+U) which can use only one key as a switch. Also provide a “read / unread” button in the ribbon in the “delete” block of the “home” tab as in previous versions

    8 votes
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  2. Make Outlook program multi-threaded

    Whenever you're working in a popup window, e.g. settings, all other Outlook windows are frozen. Makes it hard to grab needed text or other info from those other windows.

    9 votes
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  3. Option to Autostart Microsoft Outlook 2016 with WIndows

    Adding an Option to Auto-start Microsoft Outlook 2016 with Windows would be beneficial.

    42 votes
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  4. In status bar, when filter is applied specify number of visible items

    We can find number of elements (in a folder, in a calendar or task view) except when a filter is applied. Idea would be to show something like "Filter applied (x out of y)" if there are y elements in folder out of which filter lets x elements be shown

    Also, When you are selecting emails, I would like to know or have in the status bar, the number of emails that I am selecting like we have when using excel, you start selecting rows and in the status bar, you can see how many rows you are selecting

    6 votes
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  5. Remove extra whitespace under AutoPreview text in non-Compact Mode

    If you turn on AutoPreview in Outlook 2016 and the message list is in its wide mode, each message or conversation has about half a line of empty white space under each message's AutoPreview text.

    I use 1-line AutoPreview, so this extra space steals over 10% of the available vertical space in the message list!

    To repro:
    1) while viewing inbox, turn off preview pane or move it to the bottom
    2) maximize outlook so that it will switch to its "wide" mode with sender and subject on the same line
    3) turn on auto-preview and set it to 1…

    112 votes
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  6. Please reopen all the drafts that were open on outlook restart or crash

    Please reopen all the emails and Outlook windows including drafts that were open in Microsoft Outlook 2016 before restart or crash.

    51 votes
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  7. Reminder Window in Red IN Outlook 2016

    Request for Reminder window to be user defined.

    E.g. Flash bright red etc,

    8 votes
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  8. Enlarging the type in the reading pane

    It IS possible to change the size of the type. You simply hold down the CTRL key and then move the scroll wheel on the mouse either one way (to reduce) or the other (to enlarge) to change the size.

    73 votes
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  9. Outlook format

    Making the email background grey instead of bright white, and putting back the lines underling each email for easier reading.

    109 votes
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  10. High DPI support for inline images when creating and reading email

    While text is scaled properly when reading or writing email in Outlook, inline images are not. Inline images within a message sent from a PC with 100% display scaling will appear too small when viewed on a PC with 200% display scaling, such as on the Surface Book. Conversely, images within a message sent from a PC with 200% display scaling will appear huge when viewed on a PC with 100% display scaling. Also as users have 4k screen and when they “Open in new window” to open a secondary window, such as a calendar the new window opens as…

    67 votes
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  11. Fix Black Outlook Theme Attach Outlook Items

    With the black office theme in outlook if you start a new email message then go to Attach Item > Outlook Item > Contacts, all of the contacts are white font on white background. You can not see the contacts. Please fix this.

    Also, In black theme, the contrast of the selector to choose postponing a meeting reminder for x minutes is so low it’s extremely hard to read.

    34 votes
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  12. Please add “new Journal Entry” to options for adding to “quick tool bar”.

    You should be able to track your daily task, accomplishments and meetings...to see your set goal and elaboration self fulfillment even emoji expression to represent inanimate object or feelings or pictures of the day or places frequented. Lots of self data.

    Also, being able to pull up a history of contacts, their emails, docs relevant to that contact and notes in a timeline summary area like Journal is efficient to use and helpful for researching past contact activity. This is especially true for the self employed. Please bring back these features!

    Also, please add “new Journal Entry” to options for…

    72 votes
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  13. Moving messages to folders with drop down list is too slow

    Moving Messages with Drop-down list - Previously the entire list of folders was immediately available to scroll down. Now, only the first few folders appear, and you must click <more> and wait for the full list of folders to populate. Too slow and time consuming! Recent folders at top of list is not really helpful. Bring back the previous drop down feature.

    69 votes
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  14. Print PDF without downloading or opening

    Perhaps right clicking on a PDF file to print instead of downloading or opening. Would save a LOT of time.

    64 votes
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  15. Prior state hold/setting hold

    I would love if when I close Outlook it would preserve where I left off like that of Edge. In Edge it remembers what pages/tabs I had open previous and returns me to the same point when I re-open the app. Often in Outlook I will open multiple email messages as a way to remind me that day that I need to respond. If my devices battery dies or I close Outlook I can't remember which emails I had open.

    6 votes
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  16. Provide the capability to Print Tasks within Outlook Today in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    When trying to print my Outlook Today from Outlook 2016, the right-side printing margin is too large which results in the "tasks" being cut off on the right side. Therefore, it would be great to print the whole page including tasks too.

    18 votes
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  17. Touch mode email action buttons

    I like the increased whitespace of the 'touch mode' even when I'm not on a touch computer. There is one annoying UI change in Outlook that happens when you go into touch mode. It moves the email action buttons (reply, delete, etc) to the right side in a vertical bar and removes any text labels.It would be great if the icons stayed where they are in the normal mode but are larger and have more whitespace. Much like the changes that happen on the ribbon.

    17 votes
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  18. Option to add Images in Notes in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    Option to add Images in Notes in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    16 votes
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  19. Categories do not appear correctly when column is moved

    Hello,
    in outlook when we affect a category to mail a square of the category's color normally appears in the "category" column.
    But in Outlook 2016, according to the place where you have placed the column "category", the colored square appears or not :
    - If the column is placed to the right, the colored square appears.
    - If the column is placed to the left (what I want) the colored square is not displayed. Only the text. This unpractical for all previewed different categories.

    It's a bug and I've reported it as such to the Outlook Team. Thanks!
    A…

    31 votes
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  20. Add an option to check the PST file size in front view in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Add an option to check the PST file size in front view in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to ensure that PST file size remains under control and possible data corruption or loss can be avoided.

    9 votes
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