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  1. Bring back the Follow up options in tasks

    PLEASE bring back the options to complete or follow up other than immediately in tasks. Only having the option to flag and un-flag is highly inconvenient.

    20 votes
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  2. Today tasks agenda with start and end hour. Timer included

    The latest scientific researches show that it's inefficient to only list tasks without clearly scheduling them within the day with start hour and end hour so it would be great if that could be available the Today tasks page. Would be great also to hit "Start" to the task and have a timer running for the pre-scheduled time which will motivate you to stay focused and close the task in the predefined time.

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  3. Mark the Tasks as Completed but do not move them to deleted items folder in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Mark the Tasks as Completed but do not move them to deleted items folder in Microsoft Outlook 2016. Rather keep them in Inbox and marked as Completed.

    20 votes
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  4. Categories in task pane.

    It would be good, that in task pane, when it is filtered by categories, the band of each category acquires the color assigned by the user.
    Best regards...!!!

    19 votes
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  5. Allow a link to your scanner when adding an attachment

    allow a link to your scanner when adding an attachment so a document can be scanned and attached directly to a new email.

    19 votes
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  6. It would be helpful if tasks for multiple projects could each be broken down into sub tasks with their own schedule.

    It would be helpful if tasks for multiple projects could each be broken down into sub tasks with their own schedule.

    19 votes
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  7. drag and drop Tasks from planner and from ToDo into outlook calender

    One should be able to just drag and drop tasks from the planner and from ToDo into outlook Calender, Thus you can schedule your personal working day, no matter what preference you have for a ToDo-Application.

    18 votes
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  8. Option to Select a default view in tasks in Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    Allow user to select a specific task view as default when opening tasks in Outlook 2016. Currently the default appears to be "To-do".

    18 votes
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  9. link to-dos from PLanner to TO DO in Office Tasks

    We can see our tasks from One Note. Can we also have TEAMS and PLANNER tasks be linked to Tasks as well?

    17 votes
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  10. Provide a feature to make To Do List accessible and track-able and export it from Microsoft Outlook 2016 to other platforms

    Access & track your "To Do List" while you are on the go. In Outlook smartphone app, separate app or even exporting the list to keep following up in excel file. That would be more productive if Outlook would export it to To-Do application as a ready list.

    17 votes
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  11. Provide the ability to run a report providing the amount of time spent on each category within the Outlook Calendar.

    Ability to run a report providing the amount of time spent on each category within the Outlook Calendar.

    17 votes
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  12. Print button on task list?

    Print button on task list?

    16 votes
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  13. Option of displaying "Scheduled" Status or Customized status of an Event/Item/Task in Calendar in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    An option of displaying a "Scheduled" Status in the Status Field of an Event/Item in Calendar in Microsoft Outlook 2016 would be beneficial.

    16 votes
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  14. The web and android version of Tasks allow include steps inside a task, however the desktop version doesn't support steps.

    Include the support of 'step' inside a 'task' in the desktop version, as the web and android version of Tasks does.

    15 votes
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  15. Allow Tasks in Sub folder to be edited by assignee

    In outlook tasks, when I create sub-folder under task folder for specific project , for that sub-folder, when I try to assign the task to other employee then can't update the task unless I move the task back to main "Tasks" folder!

    So I suggest to Allow Tasks in Sub folder to be edited by assignee

    15 votes
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  16. Show a count for a list of tasks you have in your To-Do list of Outlook 2016

    Show a count for a list of tasks you have in your To-Do list of Outlook 2016

    15 votes
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  17. Create a button in the ribbon to create a task.

    Create a button in the ribbon to create a task.

    14 votes
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  18. Check mark, reminder, stats & reports.

    Option to check mark appointments once completed for turning off the reminder.

    Option to turn off the reminder.

    Stats & reports of appointments & the attendance to them.

    Stats & reports for the completion of the tasks.

    14 votes
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  19. Provide an option to select the email account to create the tasks rather than using the default account in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to select the email account to create the tasks rather than using the default account in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    14 votes
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  20. 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.

    13 votes
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