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Provide an option to assign colors for incoming emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for easy identification

Provide an option to assign colors for incoming emails in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for easy identification. Designate my supervisors emails writing in Red as an example. Just being able to assign a font color to a person for incoming mail so they pop out at you. Especially when you receive hundreds of emails a day. I would rather have that then the little color boxes.

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      • Ettlinger commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        couleurs réponses

        Ce serait pratique 2 pouvoirs avoir 2 couleurs pour la réponse en fonction qu'il s'agit d'une réponse pure et simple ou si l'on insère notre commentaire dans un mail de quelqu'un (avec le nom qui s'affiche devant). Car pour la réponse dans un mail une couleur flashy serait mieux mais pour une réponse simple ce n'est absolument pas nécessaire et cela fait même bizarre

      • Mary Anne McDonald commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yes, I can't believe that Outlook doesn't have a way to mark and group messages in the in box. This would be a very popular feature.

      • Zane S commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        It would be nice when assigning a category(ies) to an email, the entire inline message would change that color. Have it configurable to show a category as it does not or change color of the message.

      • Darren commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        You can do this using conditional formatting, but it's not as good as the Lotus Notes feature which is easier to set up and has been in the product for 12 years.

      • Adam Lein commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This feature request has been possible in the existing interface for about 20 years. All you have to do is create a custom view for your inbox and add some conditional formatting rules where emails from a specific person or with specific keywords are changed to a specific color. I do this for multiple email accounts and it works really well for visually identifying the important messages based on color. Best friends get one color, family gets another color. In my work accounts, clients and bosses are color coded. It works really well.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        'There should be options to change the received email page color in Outlook 2016 for every user regardless of what the sender sents. This is an effect which will enhance the client's experience with outlook. Currently, it is only the theme which changes the options and email list section to the desired color, but the received email's body remains unchanged, so the feature should be added which will also change the color for the received email's body according to the user's need.'

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        'There should be options to change the received email page color in Outlook 2016 for every user regardless of what the sender sents. This is an effect which will enhance the client's experience with outlook. Currently, it is only the theme which changes the options and email list section to the desired color, but the received email's body remains unchanged, so the feature should be added which will also change the color for the received email's body according to the user's need.'
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