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  1. Document search bar at the top of Outlook 2016

    Document search bar at the top of Outlook 2016

    32 votes
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  2. Mentions search folder

    Mentions was a cool addition, but the feature seems incomplete if I can't create a search folder for all mentions, the same I can setup follow up and unread folders.

    47 votes
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  3. Remove 1000 search results issue

    Like the title says, Outlook does not allow me to see past 1,000 search results from my inbox. When we have emails that we would like to see from a long time ago without having to go on a "mining expedition" throughout the inbox to find them.

    Not even the "SearchResultsCap" registry edit fixes this issue. Please Microsoft, fix this!

    13 votes
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  4. Provide an option or flag emails withing search results in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option or flag emails withing search results in Microsoft Outlook 2016 and show the result window after search results are refreshed as well.

    8 votes
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  5. Provide an option to search either Focused or Other Inbox in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option search either Focused or Other Inbox in Microsoft Outlook 2016. With the prior use of moving messages to the clutter folder searching the inbox was not a problem.

    52 votes
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  6. Button for Search Refresh

    After I define a search for my Inbox (which includes only unread items and returns over 200 emails) I begin handling those emails. As I complete each email, the email message is now "read". However, it stays in the search results. From time to time, I would like to be able to hit a Search Reload/Refresh button to eliminate the now read emails from the results window. The only time that an email message seems to auto-eliminate itself from the results list is when I right-click and select Mark as Read. However, the emails that I am searching for contain…

    11 votes
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  7. Provide an option to Search Entire Inbox in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to Search Entire Inbox in Microsoft Outlook 2016 or provide option or feature to display results based on ‘last quarter’, ‘this quarter’, ‘last year’, ‘this year’.

    10 votes
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  8. Provide a feature to search for emails based on attachment name or title in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to search for emails based on attachment name or title in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    22 votes
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  9. Provide a feature or ability to delete email search history that is saved for what we searched our emails for in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature or ability to delete email search history that is saved for what we searched our emails for in Microsoft Outlook 2016 as when we click on search bar, it shows everything we have searched for in the past rather provide an an option to delete that search bar history specifically, without having to delete all of search histories from my computer.

    91 votes
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  10. Provide a feature to enable "Search Folders" for labelled tasks and calendar events in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to enable "Search Folders" for labelled tasks and calendar events in Microsoft Outlook 2016 according to work projects. It will also lead to avoiding use of search function for emails that have the same "Category" label and if search folder would be available for tasks (an even calendar events) as well.

    38 votes
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  11. Provide a feature of Instant Search for Emails sent to a Contact Group in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature of Instant Search for Emails sent to a Contact Group in Microsoft Outlook 2016 so we can get all the results instantly without running into different folders or search options.

    5 votes
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  12. Provide a feature to search for an email that contains a hyperlink in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to search for an email that contains a hyperlink in Microsoft Outlook 2016 .

    31 votes
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  13. Provide a feature to sort Search folders in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to sort Search folders in Microsoft Outlook 2016 (Smart Folders) and allow creation of sub-folders and colors.

    18 votes
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  14. Provide a feature to filter emails based specific date range from a person in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide a feature to filter emails based specific date range from a person in Microsoft Outlook 2016 for improved and more productive Search and Filter functionality.

    18 votes
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  15. Provide an option to include all recurring dates in Search results in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to include all recurring dates in Search results in Microsoft Outlook 2016 rather than just the start date of the series.

    26 votes
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  16. Provide a feature to use "Special" characters in "Search" field in Microsoft Outlook 2016 when searching

    Provide a feature to use "Special" characters in "Search" field in Microsoft Outlook 2016 when searching.

    26 votes
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  17. Please add an option to have Outlook search emails stored on the computer rather than searching the server first in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Please add an option to have Outlook search emails stored on the computer rather than searching the server first in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    123 votes
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  18. Instant Search popup should contain a link to where to find more information

    I click the button for Instant Search. A popup shows up telling me that Windows Search service is not installed. It is not clear what it means to "see the Help included with your version of Microsoft Windows". The popup should be clearer, and/or a link should be in the popup for more information of how to set it up.

    5 votes
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  19. Provide an option to display the folder name in which the email is stored when searching in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to display the folder name in which the email is stored when searching in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    32 votes
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  20. Provide an option to perform Search using two search criterion in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to perform Search using two search criterion in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    25 votes
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