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  1. Option of third time zone for viewing calendars or

    Option to add a third time zone option for viewing Calendars in Microsoft Outlook 2016 or provide Timezone swap button on the ribbon. Right now, to swap timezones, you need to go to options calendar timezone swap. It would be great to have a button in the ribbon, where this can be done with 1 click. Also, there is no way to customize the ribbon to do the timezone swap as a button, everything Ive read is a VBA\VBS script that needs to be written to do this. Also it is handy when you travel a lot and you want…

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    209 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi again,

    The option to show a 3rd time zone is now available in Outlook for Office 365 subscribers!

    For customers receiving Monthly updates, this new option is available in Version 1805 (released in May 2018). For customers receiving Semi-Annual updates, this new option is available in Version 1808 (released to Semi-Annual Targeted in Sept 2018; coming to Semi-Annual Broad in Jan 2019).

    To access the new option: From Outlook > File > Options > Calendar (tab) and scroll down to Time Zones.

    Thank you again for your feedback!

    Thanks,
    Jenn

  2. Customize default meeting time in Calendar or Option to add inter-meeting breaks where there is back to back meetings

    Provide an option to set the default meeting length to 50 minutes in order to have a 10 minutes breather towards the end of a meeting to process, take a break, and prepare for the next meeting.

    or there should be option to add inter-meeting breaks where there is back to back meetings

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    63 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The new “End Meetings Early” options are now available in Outlook for Windows, for Monthly channel customers with an Office365 subscription.

    After users upgrade to Version 1812, they can view the Outlook’s Options dialog and find the new options under the Calendar tab. This version was released January 2019.

  3. do not allow meetings to be fowarded option

    If you only intend for certain people to be invited to a meeting, have a box to check for the meeting organizer that stipulates "Do not allow meeting to be forwarded."

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    7 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your feedback!

    Meeting organizers can now prevent attendees from forwarding their meetings. This has been released for Office 365 customers as of Version 1808: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/officeupdates/monthly-channel-2018#version-1808-september-5

    I’m marking this suggestion as completed. Please keep voting and adding comments to improvements you’d like to see in Outlook; we use user feedback from this forum to help us prioritize our week!

  4. In Outlook Calendar, when I click INVITE in the top ribbon, the cursor should automatically go to the TO line and it does not.

    In Outlook Calendar, when I click INVITE in the top ribbon, the cursor should automatically go to the TO line and it does not.

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