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  1. Option to retain the text size when using the Zoom feature in reading pane after moving to next email in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to retain the text size when we use the zoom feature in Microsoft Outlook 2016 even after moving to another email as currently it reverts to the default 100%.

    43 votes
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  2. Provide ability to change the name of a file or an attachment within the email.

    I'd like to be able to change the name of a file within the email. For example, I often forward invoices straight to my cloud accounting package.

    142 votes
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  3. Provide an option of Vacation as a seperate category in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option of a Calendar category event just for vacation request and don't pop up a reminder at all for those categories in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    22 votes
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  4. Option to Pin Time Zones corresponding to the Event in Calendar in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Please provide an option to pin the Time Zones fields corresponding to the event or task to the Appointment Inspector window in Microsoft Outlook 2016. The time zones feature is a great way to make sure we have the right time however as of now it's an unnecessary extra step to turn them on each time.

    Or, set a recurring appointment to start at 2:00 PM every Friday (for example), and it will alert the user at 2:00PM of his/her location. Means it will alert everyone at different moments, but at the “same” local time.

    22 votes
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  5. Option to create tasks and appointments using Quick Steps with option of text or attachment

    Option to create a task or appointment using Quick Steps with option to select text or attachment. You can review the task or appointment without opening the email and to have the email in case you need to reply/forward forward it to your contacts.

    33 votes
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  6. When at the Insert Hyperlink > Current Folder pop-up, allow users to see their Favorites folders.

    When at the Insert Hyperlink > Current Folder pop-up, allow users to see their Favorites folders similar to how they appear in the File Explorer above the "This PC" or Desktop folder structure. This would make it much easier to hyperlink to a network folder from my email.

    I currently have to go to the root folder and click through several levels and selecting folders this way is incredibly slow.

    10 votes
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  7. Recursive export to csv

    In order to analyse the emails I get, I wanted to export them all to a script-friendly format (namely, csv) but found out that csv export is only possible for a single directory (While pst recursive export is possible).

    Could you please allow recursive csv export as well?

    9 votes
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  8. Reminder Window in Red IN Outlook 2016

    Request for Reminder window to be user defined.

    E.g. Flash bright red etc,

    9 votes
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  9. Option to add appointment according to availability in Outlook 2016

    When inviting users to appointments/meetings , Outlook should determine the mutual free time for everyone (and offer alternatives too).

    16 votes
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  11. When using @mentions, the people already in TO, CC and BCC fields should be at the top of the suggestions list.

    When using @mentions, the "Top 30" people list does not suggest people already in TO, CC and BCC fields, unless they happen to be in your overall Top 30. As this email is already to these people, they should be at the top of the suggestions list. Perhaps this should be broken up into 'current email recipients' and then 'Top 30'.

    7 votes
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  12. Outlook New Item Alert window - design Mail Alerts window the same as Calendar/Task Alerts window

    Option to Make ' New Mail Alerts ' dialog box resizable in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    Or design Mail Alerts window the same as Calendar/Task Alerts window to provide more functionality in managing the alerts and specifically to retain the unresolved alerts when Outlook is closed, either on purpose, accidentally or due to a problem that causes Outlook to restart. It would also be great to have the ability to resize all alerts windows and provide column headings with sort order function. However my primary request is to retain unresolved Mail alerts when Outlook is closed.

    30 votes
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  13. Option of an agenda view in Calendar with lists in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Would be nice to have the option of an agenda view in Calendar with lists in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as it used to be in previous versions.

    34 votes
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  14. Option of using last location to save attachments from Microsoft Outlook 2016

    When we right-click on an in-line image and select 'Save as Picture', we want the last used location to be shown for saving the image. Currently it reverts every time to the 'Pictures' folder. This is inconvenient. One can easily find the Pictures folder from the Navigation Pane on the left if they want to view pictures anyways.

    56 votes
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  15. Provide an option to move messages based on Age in Microsoft Outlook 2016 rather than date

    Provide an option to move messages based on Age in Microsoft Outlook 2016 rather than date for easier management of an email for reference. Currently you can archive emails or move emails and it would be beneficial to make the rule to move any email based on time period to a specified folder.

    14 votes
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  16. Delivery and Read receipt option in Outlook 2016 for Mac as well as Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows

    Provide an option to request Delivery and Read receipt option in Outlook 2016 for MAC as well as Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows. Also, there should be delivery and read receipt option in Outlook 2016 for read encrypted emails. Also an option to select Yes or No for a read receipt would be beneficial rather than default option of 'YES'.

    54 votes
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  17. 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.

    77 votes
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  18. Add companies as separated entities in contacts

    Separate entity for companies, with contacts linked to them. The administration of general phone numbers and mail addresses becomes a lot easier and the module people and contacts a lot more performant. Also provide an option to add customized fields for Contacts.

    86 votes
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  19. Use HTML format for answer and forward emails automatically

    It would be very useful, to choose the option, to send answered and forwarded emails in HTML format by default.

    71 votes
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  20. Drag and drop a menu to quick access toolbar in Outlook 2016

    Quick access toolbar but sometimes cannot find the menu in More Commands > All Commands. Would be great if I can just drag and drop the menu to the Quick Access Toolbar.

    12 votes
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