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  1. "Join Online" should dismiss the reminder

    When you click the "Join Online" Button for a Teams Meeting reminder, please dismiss the reminder.

    98 votes
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  2. When saving an email, allow saving to PDF

    When saving an email, allow saving to PDF

    20 votes
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  3. Show time of day bar in calendar on today's date

    With the latest calendar updates (late May / early June), the calendar now looks like the Teams calendar. There is a time bar with a dot, but they show up on the previous day. this should visually show up on today's date.

    17 votes
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  4. Compose window entry fields for TO and CC are way bigger than text label in latest update to Microsoft Outlook 2016.

    The entry fields for TO and CC are taller than the spacing of their labels to the left. This leaves less vertical space for the Subject entry field (both not aligned to its label, as well as narrower than the TO & CC fields), and looks very sloppy. Please revert it to the older format or provide an option to select between the new and old format.

    240 votes
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  5. More color options like the online version has

    Would like to see more color options for themes like the online version has. The limited options all look kind of bleak and don't give room for a personal touch.

    34 votes
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  6. attachment folder

    Implement keyboard shortcut to open folder (windows explorer) where last attachments were saved or open pop up window with saved attachement list (similar to Edge or Firefox Ctrl+J).

    4 votes
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  7. Undo action to "moved email"

    Make UNDO button appilicable also to the moved emails

    6 votes
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  8. 4 votes
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  9. "Dismiss Past Meetings" option in meeting reminders dialog

    "Dismiss Past Meetings" option in meeting pop up dialog.

    In the "upcoming meetings" pop up dialog that appears now and then, I very often get a long list of meetings that happened hours ago, mixed with 1 or 2 soon-to-occur meetings. Unfortunately, the only way to dismiss all those no-longer-relevant meetings, without also dismissing the imminent meetings, is to individually click "Dissmiss" on each one ("Dismiss All" doesn't help here - I still want a reminder for the imminent meeting).

    Having a "Dismiss past meetings" button would make this much simpler and less error prone.

    I hit this problem daily.

    3 votes
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  10. Ability to see list of Teams meeting attendees while presenting a doc

    Currently you can not pull up a list of meeting attendees while you are presenting a document. This can make it difficult to verify who is on the call, especially if attendees arrive late.

    4 votes
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  11. Bring back the connector lines between folders and subfolders

    Old outlook used to have connector lines between folders and subfolders. This made it easy to see all the subfolders belonging to a particular folder. Now that that the horizontal spacing between subfolders has been reduced and the lines removed, it is quite difficult to see what belongs to what, especially when you've got a lot of different folders and subfolders all indented at different levels.

    4 votes
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  12. Please add option to resize the ribbon icons in Outlook.

    The user should have an option to change the size of the ribbon icons in Outlook.

    3 votes
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  13. Feature suggestion. Enable removing an entry in the 'Recently Used Fonts' list.

    In Outlook, when composing a new message, in the Font selection box, I would like to be able to right-click a font in the 'Recently Used Fonts' list and select 'Remove from this list'. In trying out various fonts, the list becomes long and the fonts persist in the list. Having many fonts in the list defeats the purpose of having the one or two fonts that I do use often, be easily accessible.
    The same suggestion also applies to Word. To be clear, I’m not suggesting removing the font; I just want to shorten the list.

    4 votes
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  14. Read Aloud features

    We should have option to remove selection while reading.
    a whole sentence should be highlighted for better understanding.

    5 votes
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  15. Hide unused folders and make them look compact

    For example, with "RSS feeds", "search folders", etc., hide those folders while keeping those functions, make the appearance compact and easy to see

    10 votes
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  16. I would love to see the interactive office assistant back.

    Clippy or I really enjoyed the cat. It was a great way to remind me and to check my work. it was easy to notice. I hear so many tones between my computer and my phone that I really need the meow or in clippy case tapping the screen

    I have office 16 and would so love to have this back as an add on

    3 votes
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  17. 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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  18. Allow resizing of the Reminders popup window.

    I want to be able to see more than 8 reminders in 1 screen. I know there is a task page in the outlook client, but it is very convenient to be able to see more reminders in the popup window

    10 votes
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  19. Make the Move feature auto-complete in the Windows client (like the Mac client)

    Move | Other Folder... pops what looks like an Office 2003 "Move Items" dialog. There's no way to find a folder expect to navigate all the twisties and remember where you put whatever it is you're looking for. Daunting, high-friction, every time.

    On the Mac client, you're dropped into a Search experience. Wildly more usable.

    Please.

    3 votes
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  20. "Busy" color in Scheduling Assistant

    In the recent version of Outlook which has the "Simplified Ribbon", it appears that the color of the bar representing "Busy" in the calendar Scheduling Assistant screen has been changed. Busy used to be bright blue, whereas Out of Office was a darker color. Now, with the new changes, as a colorblind person I can no longer tell these two apart. They both look like the same exact color. Now I cannot easily tell when someone is busy vs out of office. Please revert the "busy" color back to a lighter color.

    10 votes
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