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  1. Highligth each months in different colors to seperate months in Outlook 2016

    It would be great if separate months are highlighted in different colors, so that the months could be easily distinguished.

    316 votes
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  2. Allow to change colour for inline comments only

    Now user is enabled only to change the text style for replys in MS Outlook, but not only for inline comments. It would be a wonderful option to choose a separate style for replays and for inline comments as I would like to keep a standard style for general replays and choose a different coloured text for inline comments (to be separated in the previous e-mail).

    27 votes
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  3. Plan recurring appointments in a table in calendar of Outlook 2016

    By planning a recurring appointment you cannot check whether or not the participants and resources are available on all dates.
    E.g. you plan 10 meetings and book a room. If the room is only available on 9 dates, the resources declines the complete series instead of only declining the one date. Same for participants. They can only accept all or decline all.
    By using a table view, I can already check while planning if the participants and resources are free at all dates. For those dates someone or a resource is not available, this particular date can be changed or…

    4 votes
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  4. Please bring back the trashcans (delete) back into a solid red X! It was so much easier to discern.

    In the 'Deleted' folder, turn one of the trashcan back to a solid red 'X'.

    13 votes
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  5. Button for out of office

    Please provide a button for setting out of office. easy one click "enter your message here" I always struggle to find and set an out of office reply. shouldnt be this hard.

    807 votes
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  6. Provide feature to add recurring meetings with manual multiple dates selection

    It's very tedious to book the time slots in blocks of six months when the meetings aren't set in any pattern like once every week, monthly etc. I need to create separate calendar entries in such cases. Please provide a feature where I choose multiple dates as per my convenience on calendar and simply add them to a list. Lotus Notes offers a similar feature.

    25 votes
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  7. Be able to put a note on a specific mail

    In the follow up a possibility to put a note, reminder or a result of a conversation

    7 votes
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  8. Allow to configure preferences for Report Message Add-In

    The Report Message Add-In can be deployed centrally but there should be a method to control the settings/preferences in it centrally. For example, set the default option for reporting preference (e.g. always send, never send, ask every time). This should be configurable somewhere (e.g. registry key, GPO, Centralized Deployment manager, Exchange Online policy, etc. The default to ask every time is not the setting we want for our organization, but there is no way currently to reconfigure the default. Please reconsider this.

    6 votes
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  9. I'd love to be able to add notes for myself to emails when I file them. Something that would not forward if I reply later.

    Something like sticky note that you could attach to an email, but would not forward with the email when you reply. (for user's eyes only).

    Would be especially helpful if I could attach relevant files when filing emails (w/o sending a new email) or attach/connect other email chains so I could easily keep all relevant information together.

    53 votes
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  10. Not enough space in the screen to work. Many space on the screen use for presentation that reduces the space to work

    Not enough space in the screen to work. Many spaces on the screen use for presentation that reduce the space to work

    9 votes
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  11. Add Clip Arts to Outlook 2016

    Please add Clip Arts to Outlook 2016

    13 votes
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  12. Closing Calendar Appointment with no changes

    Almost every time I close a calendar appointment, Outlook asks if I want to save my changes. There were no changes made to the appointment. How about Outlook doesn't ask to save changes when there were NO CHANGES made by the end user. This has been going on for YEARS. Please fix it.

    3 votes
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  13. Provide a feature or option to allow rules to be searched in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    There are many users that have many rules activated on their Outlook accounts. In the Desktop client, you cannot easily search these rules to find ones you know to be out of date, etc. I spend far too much time sifting thru my rules to find the one I need to update, disable, or delete.

    30 votes
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  14. Resolved to-do list items should show in the to-do list with Green complete mark.

    Currently outlook just remove the task from to-do list when user the red-flag. Because user might want to re-flag it due to some unpredictable situations and now user has to go through thousands of recently received emails to red-flag it (user might not remember the sender, title or content about the email so cannot search for it).

    The completed task should still show in the to-do list with Green complete mark with ordered below the red flagged to-do items.

    9 votes
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  15. Improve outlook search result contact card

    Some time ago, the contact Information shown were helpfull. Then - whyever - you changed this to an useless sytle - devided into two screens.

    If you search for a contact and select the entry, you will see a lot of space and only some informaton.

    For the needed Information, you have to click Always on >

    Everything from there could and *should* be displayed on page 1.

    Generally, it is unclear which Information are shown on page 1. Somtimes phone, sometimes mobile, sometimes both ...

    Please let the user customzite the first screen to display more or better all…

    20 votes
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  16. suggesting availbility time for rooms and people for a reccurance meeting

    Auto suggesting availability time slot for rooms and people for a recurrence meeting . this feature will help to eliminate a lot of manual search

    8 votes
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  17. Could not edit the subject at the mailbox

    Could not edit the subject line of the email in mailbox.

    35 votes
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  18. Follow-up reminders about unanswered e-mails

    Greetings,

    In my daily work I often struggle with following scenario (I guess not only me): I send an e-mail to someone with a request to take some action. These requests are not always urgent, but I expect to receive an answer/feedback in the end to close the case.

    But sometimes e-mails don't get answered by the recipients or they simply forget to reply.
    The problem is I cannot track responses and constantly keep in memory the list of all unanswered e-mails.

    So, I would love to see a feature in Outlook which would allow me to mark (some) outgoing…

    9 votes
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  19. The "Keyboard Shortcuts: Customize Button" in Outlook 2016

    Office programs allow users to customize keyboard shortcuts in the "Customize the Ribbon" dialog window. Why doesn't Outlook? The "Keyboard Shortcuts: Customize" button is missing.

    31 votes
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  20. Add ability to search all email for a contact under "Activities" as in Outlook 365

    Other Outlook versions provide ability to search all email exchanges with a contact in Contacts by selecting "Activities" search. It very convenient and fast for finding discussions, attachments, etc. Searching through all emails for a subject, contact, word, etc., is ok, but not as business useful. Thanks.

    14 votes
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