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  1. Provide a feature in Search in Outlook Client app to display words using prefix as well as suffix in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Searching for part of words in mail outlook 365 The most basic way to search is by simply typing a word or phrase. Outlook uses what's call

    Provide a feature in Search in Outlook Client app to display words using prefix as well as suffix in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as of now it only displays search results using prefix.

    Searching for part of words in mail outlook 365

    The most basic way to search is by simply typing a word or phrase. Outlook uses what's called prefix matching when you search. So if you type "ray" in the search box,…

    6 votes
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  2. When searching n Advanced Find automatically change columns to "to" when searching the Sent folder (From in the Inbox)

    When searching n Advanced Find automatically change columns to "to" when searching the Sent folder (From in the Inbox)

    1 vote
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  3. Do not show search suggestions ( history ) in Search field of Outlook 2016

    I am using Outlook 2016. When I try to search my inbox for a message, once I click in the search box, Outlook "helpfully" gives me dropdown suggestions based on my last several inbox searches. This is completely unhelpful because very few people search same thing twice. Suggestion boxes are so obtrusive that I almost always click on one accidentally, which messes up the search I am actually trying to do. Please tell me that turning this off is an option! It's driving me crazy.

    28 votes
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  4. Please allow user customization of number of "Recent Searches" in Outlook 365/2016.

    Please allow user customization of number of "Recent Searches" in Outlook 365/2016.

    9 votes
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  5. Search in Network Drives for .pst

    Outlook 365 does not perform searches on ".pst" files that we have in network drives.

    5 votes
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  6. Provide a filter emails by searching unreplied messages

    Implement a search filter that allows you to search for messages that have not been replied to yet. This will allow Outlook Users to identify messages that have been received, but not responded to yet. Thus, minimizing the occurrence of missed emails.

    5 votes
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  7. search box in outlook 2016

    When adding individual search boxes by subject, sent, folder, body, attachments, etc, these are added vertically in a column and end up taking a log of vertical screen space, and leaving a lot of unused screen space to their left. It would be preferable to optimize the use of screen space, and allow the user to move the individual search boxes around (up,down, left, right) afterwards, as needed.

    Also, make the search box a little bit bigger.

    15 votes
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  8. Please add preview capability for emails in a search result list.

    When I get a list of email from a search it would be nice to be able to preview them moving up and down the result list instead of needing to open them. Even though you can sort the results by subject it would save a lot of time to be able to view contents of the email in an embedded window which could be turned on or off. Thanks.

    2 votes
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  9. Allow users to search Outlook item Type when searching in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Currently we can only Sort by Type. It would be beneficial to be able to search on type with a query such as; "type:meeting request" or "type:meeting automatic reply"

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  10. opan a new outlook account

    open a new outlook account

    1 vote
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  11. Xobni plugin for Outlook 2016

    We wish if i could see xobni plug in back to work within Outlook 365. it's really a very organizing and quick fetching tool. i am feeling lost since the first day we migrated to outlook 365.

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  12. Crotana should be completely integrated to search mail from outlook 2016

    Crotana should be completely integrated to search mail from outlook 2016

    3 votes
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  13. Provide a feature to create SEARCH FOLDER based on Regular Expressions in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    When we use SEARCH in Microsoft Outlook 2016 using regular expressions, a provision of a SEARCH FOLDER to be created based on regular expression like: (((((to:(First Name; Last Name) OR cc:(First Name; Last Name)) AND ((isread:no) OR ((isread:yes) AND followupflag:followup flag)))) AND folderpath:Inbox)) would make the application more productive.

    3 votes
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  14. Add search function Execute from right click

    検索機能の追加 右クリックからの実行

    Add search function Execute from right click

    検索機能の追加 〇〇さんから来たメールの抽出を、○○さん上で右クリック→抽出 という方法にしてください。件名も同様。From;”“などで出来る ようですが、頻繁に使用する必要があるため非常に煩わしいのです。画面が検索結果に切り替わってしまう事も含めてです。 「抽出」の別Windowが立ち上がれば更に良いです。

    Add search function Please extract the mail from Mr. ○ ○, right click on ○ ○ and extract it. The subject is similar. It seems that it can be done with From ;, “etc, but it is very annoying as it is necessary to use it frequently. It also includes switching the screen to search results. It is even better if another Window of “Extraction” stands up.

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  15. "Fin related -> Messages from sender" search is incomplete

    "Fin related -> Messages from sender" search is incomplete

    I have 4500 emails in enterprise outlook inbox. out of nearly 2500 mails are to be deleted. When I do "Fin related -> Messages from sender", it shows only 100 results at a time and shows status (at bottom) searching... This is happening after my mailbox migrated to office 365. I did index rebuild etc... work to resolve myself but no luck. Due to security reasons I am providing personal email ID to the conversation

    1 vote
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  16. Recherche d'un courriel dans une Cie et ajouter un filtre pour un item spécifique

    Lorsque je cherche quelque chose dans une banque par exemple, et que je veux trouver un item de cette banque comme le nom d'une Cie ou un certain formulaire rempli plusieurs années avant.
    Il serait bien de pouvoir faire une recherche dans "Banque ABC" et une deuxième comme "Déclaration". Il en ressortirait tous les déclarations de cette Banque ABC. J'aurais pu faire trier par À mais s'il y a eu plusieurs personnes dans cette même Banque, ça devient impossible.
    DONC plusieurs filtre pour les recherches serait bien.

    5 votes
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  17. search all outlook items default

    In search options, currently you can set the default "Include results only from:" to one of; Current Folder, Current Folder. Current mailbox when searching from the inbox, Current mailbox or All mailboxes. However all of these defaults only search the item type pertinent to the folder in which the search is initiated. For example, if you initiate a search in the inbox folder, only email are searched for, in contacts only contacts etc. This means that to search all outlook items you have to search from inbox only and then pull down to select each time you search, which is…

    47 votes
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  18. Provide a feature or an option to search for a a contact using the email address in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature or an option to search for a a contact using the email address in Microsoft Outlook 2016 and enhance it by providing an option to delete it (such as returned mail).

    3 votes
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  19. Share the prepared personal Search-Folders with your Outlook Co-users/Assistants orenable searching of shared folders, including sub-folders

    In our Company it is quite common that Assistants and Supervisors share access to one Outlook-Account.
    For the time beeing those constellations are dependant on regular folder-structures to organize one Email-Inbox as they tend to have at least the last 14 Days of emails in the inbox. Both people need a organisational guideline of emails and the (at least for us) newly introduced Search-Folders are currently "owner-only" visible.

    So the suggestion is simply said that the Search-folders should as well be shared when a supervisor decides to share his inbox with his assistant. Please make this available as the search-folder-infrastructure…

    10 votes
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  20. Save current search as a Search Folder in Outlook 2016

    When running a search in the e-mail folder, you should be able to save the search query and folder setting as a Search Folder so that you can access quickly from list of search folders.

    7 votes
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