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  1. Option to provide the Categorize email items similar to the one in Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2016 in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows

    Option to provide the Categorize email items similar to the one in Microsoft Outlook for Mac 2016 in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Windows for better user experience of the feature.

    27 votes
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  2. Do not automatically assign categories to thread

    Currently, when I tag a message with a category, every message on the thread thereafter will also be tagged with the category, thus polluting my categories with noise. I use categories to indicate the state or action items of particular messages. Automatically propagating the categories to future messages completely defeats my purpose. Please return to the previous functionality in which tagging a message only tags that one message and no more.

    8 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.

    45 votes
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  4. 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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  5. add strikethrough, subscript, superscript to main ribbon and QAT

    currently these features are only available when you "pop out" an email. you should be able to add them to the Main Ribbon and QAT for use when replying and forwarding from the preview pane.

    12 votes
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  6. Option to set default format to HTML in Calendar for Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to set default format to HTML in Calendar for Microsoft Outlook 2016 to enable additional functions for editing, including Links etc.
    Or please add an option to the Settings of Outlook 2016 to enable users to select a default format for Calendar items that is different from the default selected for E-mail messages.
    At present time, format selected in Settings applies to text used in both Calendar events and E-mail messages.

    39 votes
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  7. cover sheet for attachments

    Nowadays you have multiple attachments to emails. Can we have an option to print a cover sheet for each attachment with the email header eg from to subject attachment name 1 of 17 attachments. This will allow you to put the attachments in order and make sure that for whatever reason the attachments are not missed. This is particularly true where an outlook item is the attachment you need to identify it as the attachment and print the attachments to the embedded email item. This is probably a very simple matter of coding but absolutely ESSENTIAL with the growth in…

    11 votes
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  8. Provide a feature to re order Fields or Properties Added to Search View in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to re order Fields or Properties Added to Search View in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    2 votes
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  9. Option for Outlook 2016 like 'Add Availability' of Android App

    Need to match the functionality of the Android app where you can add Availability to an email and the recipient can pick a time.

    Example:
    Here are some times that work for me:

    Thursday, July 28

    03:00 - 03:30 (CDT)
    05:00 - 05:30 (CDT)
    06:30 - 07:00 (CDT)

    23 votes
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  10. Easier selection of meeting locations

    When setting up a meeting, list the offices of the meeting participants in the "Location" dropdown. If I am meeting with one or two other people, it is very likely we will meet in one of their offices. You have office info in the address book ... if they were presented in the Location dropdown, it would be only two clicks to set the location.

    25 votes
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  11. Make images in RSS fit the window in Outlook 2016

    For RSS feeds, make the images in the article that are larger than the window fit.

    19 votes
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  12. Hide Groups in Outlook

    It would be nice to hide or remove the "Groups" on the left Tree in Outlook. And to also hide the Groups in the Address Book.

    Note: We use Office 365 with AD Sync. We also use PowerBI Groups which created a whole load of groups. We don't want to see PowerBI groups in Outlook!!!

    52 votes
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  13. Digital Signing and Encryption

    Nobody major has ever taken the lead on digital signing and (optionally) encryption of email. Microsoft should start by adding the necessary features to Outlook to make it easy to do once a person has a signing/encryption certificate, but don't overly promote those features at the start. Then (optionally) provide digital signing/encryption certificates as part of Office subscriptions once Outlook is already ready to make them easy to use. Provision of buttons to Encrypt and sign in Creation Tool Ribbon would be an added benefit.

    39 votes
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  14. Provide an option to Enable and Disable Email Accounts rather than removing or deleting them in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to Enable and Disable Email Accounts rather than removing or deleting them in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to avoid data loss and easy management of email accounts.

    19 votes
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  15. Provide a "Never Clutter" option

    I would like an option when removing an item from clutter to say "NEVER mark this item as clutter"

    Clutter works well for me most of the time. There are a ton of automated messages that I receive that aren't junk, but don't need to be in my inbox either. As a feature, I like the "clutter" idea.

    Unfortunately, I also receive a few different reports each day that I only need to review periodically. I want these reports in my inbox each morning even though I will most likely delete them right away. If I need to review or…

    14 votes
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  16. Provide an option to freely change or Drag and Drop events or tasks in a Calendar or prioritizing calendar entries in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Please provide an ability to drag up and down assignments in one day to indicate importance or priority as well as an option to remove holidays from the calendar in case someone accidentally added one calendar twice in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    28 votes
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  17. Provide an option to show the count of selected messages in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to provide number of email messages on the Microsoft Outlook 2016 status bar at the bottom in addition to the total number of messages in the folder.

    34 votes
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  18. Advanced view of Calendars when printing from Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to see mini calendar of previous month and next month along with the Calendar of Current Month when printing month view of calendar for bulletin board in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    47 votes
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  19. @-Mention formatting

    Love the new @-mentions idea.

    For better visual discovery on the recipient end, how about a formatting option to configure how @-mentions directed at me will appear in my reader? Maybe when I'm mentioned, I'd like to see my name in style font point size+5, lime green, bold, so that it stands out in my reader.

    28 votes
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  20. 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

    7 votes
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