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  1. Option of searching Email messages using Windows Search

    In previous additions of Outlook it was possible to type a keyword in the windows search box, and e-mails (not just files) would be displayed. This is no longer possible, you can now only search for e-mails from within Outlook. Please bring back the ability to search from the Windows search box. Ideally, provision of options like AND, OR, NOT and XOR or you could “find with all terms”, “Find with any term”, find without term, etc. would be beneficial including Boolean search functions. Also within the Search toolbar enable search capabilities so that we are able to toggle between…

    51 votes
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  2. Outlook format

    Making the email background grey instead of bright white, and putting back the lines underling each email for easier reading.

    109 votes
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  3. Multiple coordinated Inbox views with shared focus

    Multiple coordinated Inbox views with shared focus

    When I'm in David Allen's "getting things done" quick email scan mode I want to group my Inbox by sender, select a message and in another window view the whole thread, without switching views and losing my place in the "by sender" view. This would increase my productivity dramatically.

    17 votes
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  4. High DPI support for inline images when creating and reading email

    While text is scaled properly when reading or writing email in Outlook, inline images are not. Inline images within a message sent from a PC with 100% display scaling will appear too small when viewed on a PC with 200% display scaling, such as on the Surface Book. Conversely, images within a message sent from a PC with 200% display scaling will appear huge when viewed on a PC with 100% display scaling. Also as users have 4k screen and when they “Open in new window” to open a secondary window, such as a calendar the new window opens as…

    68 votes
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  5. Out for Lunch status in Calendar for Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option to define lunch time status in the calendar schedule in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    58 votes
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  6. Provide an option to warn users if they send an email to a business contact from a personal account in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to warn users if they send an email to a business contact from a personal account in Microsoft Outlook 2016 to avoid any security related issues.

    13 votes
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  7. Provide an option of Chonometer or timer in Calendar of Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option of Chronometer or timer in Calendar of Microsoft Outlook 2016 for real time tracking of an event from start till finish.

    15 votes
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  8. Option of getting old fashioned HELP button?

    Option to get old fashioned HELP button for Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    30 votes
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  9. Work Schedule Shading for Out-Of-Office dependent on Day of week

    Allow different default work hours dependent on day of week. For instance, I work 12-8 on two days of the week, and 8-4 on three days of the week. Right now, you can only go into "Calendar Options" then Work Hours, then "Start Time" and "End Time" of work hours, followed by selecting the days of the week you work.

    72 votes
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  10. Option of better forward and reply symbols on email communication in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option of better forward and reply symbols on email communication in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to show a new icon or symbol for both Forward and Reply action performed on any email communication in Microsoft Outlook 2016 rather than providing separate symbols or icons used till now.

    18 votes
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  11. returning to the original message when typing a draft answer prohibits viewing the attachment

    WHen you open a message in preview pane, and start responding in draft, you cannot return to the original message to read the attachment while you're working on your draft.
    COuld you give us control to the message attachments, even if we already started responding to the mail ? sometimes a second read of the attachment is needed to provide a complete answer to the message.

    25 votes
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  12. Provide email counter to keep track of emails sent in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an email counter to keep track of emails sent in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    13 votes
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  13. Option to trigger reminders only for accepted meetings in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    When people send a meeting request, the item is added to the calendar as tentative and we get a reminder for it, whether or not we accept it. It would be really helpful, if tentative or declined meetings would not trigger a reminder in Outlook 2016.

    30 votes
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  14. Provide an option to Export\Migrate Apple Mail or Mac Mail to Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to Export\Migrate Apple Mail or Mac Mail to Microsoft Outlook 2016 in PST format for enhancing accessibility of MAC Mail from other email client platforms across different operating systems.

    11 votes
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  15. Option to Choose Calendar and Create or Edit an Event accordingly in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    An Option to Choose Calendar and Create or Edit an Task\Event in it in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    An Option to provide access to multiple Calendars and also provide options Create\Edit an Task\Event in it in Microsoft Outlook 2016. Additionally moving the created events\tasks between different calendars would be an added benefit.

    25 votes
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  16. Sending Email using mailto: function in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Option of sending an email using Microsoft Outlook 2016 using the mailto: option when Microsoft Outlook 2016 is closed. At present, the email is stored in the Outbox and is only sent once we open the Microsoft Outlook 2016 and the send and receive is completed thereby delaying the email to be sent out otherwise. It should remain open and shall only close once the email has been sent.

    40 votes
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  17. New outlook update crashes

    New outlook update crashes when I try to use the App key on an attachment. Please get this fixed.

    34 votes
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  18. Provide an option of saving the emails in .eml format in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for backward compatibility.

    Provide an option of saving the emails in .eml format in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for backward compatibility.

    11 votes
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  19. Fix Black Outlook Theme Attach Outlook Items

    With the black office theme in outlook if you start a new email message then go to Attach Item > Outlook Item > Contacts, all of the contacts are white font on white background. You can not see the contacts. Please fix this.

    Also, In black theme, the contrast of the selector to choose postponing a meeting reminder for x minutes is so low it’s extremely hard to read.

    35 votes
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  20. Rule to send or copy an outlook note to OneNote

    Ability to create a rule to send or copy an outlook note to OneNote based on certain criteria.

    79 votes
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