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  1. pin the calendar to the desktop

    Add the option to pin the calendar to the desktop, that would making the calendar much more convenient to use. The current alternative is to use a screenshot of the calendar as the desktop background but have to consistently update it

    8 votes
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  2. Exporting appointments from Excel to Outlook Calendar with required attendees.

    Not able to import " required attendees" in appointments from Excel to Outlook Calendar (via a CSV file) Everything works well except required attendees. When I put in attendee's emails they are not loaded into the Outlook Calendar. I want to have attendees listed in each appointmentas well as having outlook send the appointment request to the required attendee, though I am not sure the appointment request is a possibility and would save me time!

    15 votes
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  3. Email Count

    Increase the maximum number of email recipients from 500 to at least 1000. We are communicating via e-mail with more folks than every due to covid19

    4 votes
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  4. Insert -> Attach File: Add Search Field Above Recent Items

    When attaching a file to an email, the list of Recent Items does a great job of listing files you've been working on, which in many cases is the one you want to send. Great feature. But, as time goes on, you may need to attach a file that isn't on the recent items list because you haven't worked on it in a while. Please add a Search Box above Recent Items that acts exactly like Search in the Start Menu. This would make attaching files much more efficient. Normally, I either have to navigate to the file, or I…

    3 votes
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  5. Compose email window: the new to/from/subject ribbon is way too big

    stop stealing screen real estate for the thing I want to use it for: the contents of my email.

    99 votes
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  6. Make meeting locations clickable links

    Given that many meetings nowadays use a teleconference facility such as zoom, webex, GTM, etc., make the meeting location clickable directly from the meeting reminder. Right now, I have to open the meeting by double-clicking the meeting in the reminder window and then click the link if it is in the body of the invite or copy and paste the location into my browser.

    26 votes
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  7. Include Additional theme options in order to provide a more pleasing color scheme

    The provided color schemes make it very difficult to distinguish folders

    615 votes
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  8. Add a Right Menu Action to Open Cloud files in Desktop Apps

    While opening Cloud files on browser seems is okay, sometimes, I want to open files for heavy editing which the Office Web Apps don't support, allow an option to 'Open in Desktop App' directly from Outlook so that I can skip that additional step.

    2 votes
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  9. When deleting recurring appointments, pop up should ask "Are you sure you want to delete this?"

    When I have to delete a single occurrence in a recurring appointment, it would be good to have a pop up that confirms you want to delete. I have accidentally deleted a "series" and had to go back and try to add it back as it was. If a pop up had prompted me, I could say "No" and then delete just the occurrence.

    4 votes
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  10. Customize Desktop notification appearance in Microsoft Outlook

    Earlier version of Outlook has Desktop notification setting which allows us to change transparency and location of desktop alert. Outlook 2016 does not have that feature. Current desktop alert is not transparent at all and it is in a fixed place which is not user friendly since we huge number of emails in a day. Please allow us to customise the desktop alert.

    8 votes
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  11. 3 votes
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  12. Allow accepting partial time frames of a meeting

    Users should be able to accept only partial time frames of a meeting. If a user has a 30min meeting they have to be at and someone sends an invite for a 1hr meeting at the same time they should be able to accept the 30min they can make. This would let the organizer know they can only attend part and structure the meeting agenda accordingly.

    4 votes
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  13. Ability to send invites to new attendees only

    Where I add attendees to a meeting request, I want to send the invite to ONLY them and not resend it to all the attendees previously invited (previous functionality "send update only")

    8 votes
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  14. Undo action to "moved email"

    Make UNDO button appilicable also to the moved emails

    4 votes
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  15. List View for Calendar

    See discussions here:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/outlook-list-view-in-office-2019/62c023a8-3377-4fd6-a609-5db49f31ccd5

    Basically, to repeat, it would be good to create a list view with individual events (even from a series) listed out. Often times, individual events in a series has specific info in each event, so canceling the entire series would lose that info. Having a list view to search, filter, and select events to cancel would be great. As mentioned, using the search feature only returns the entire series, but not individual events.

    5 votes
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  16. Minimize outlook to tray

    Possibility to minimize outlook(show hidden icons) or to have a setting enabling this like you can with Skype or Onedrive.
    Nice feature for Outlook users at home not to be bothered with open windows if you don't need them but getting the notifications when an email is received

    7 votes
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  17. 2 votes
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  18. Automatically move Blocked Junk email to the Trash folder.

    Presently when I block an email it goes directly to the Junk folder.
    Then I have to go to the Junk folder to send each one to the Trash folder.
    Would it be possible to have a rule that allows email marked as "Block Sender" to go directly to the Trash folder?
    Thank you!

    2 votes
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  19. Bring back 'what do you want to do'

    where did the 'what do you want to do' search box go? it was so convenient to use it to 'add signature' or other tasks.

    2 votes
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  20. set auto-reply to turn on at a specific time on certain days

    have an option so we can set auto-reply to turn on at a specific time every day so anyone working a shift that doesn't match up with other peoples wont have to turn it on every day when they leave for the day

    4 votes
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