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  1. Provide an option in outlook tasks to subtasks and contact association in Outlook 2016

    Please add the ability to create sub-tasks in Outlook and also add the ability to associate a task with a contact w/o sending the task to that person in Exchange.

    118 votes
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  2. Provide a feature to reassign a Task in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Once a task has been assigned, it can only be cancelled. It would be great if it could be reassigned.

    3 votes
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  3. Ask for Task List/Reminder

    As soon as you mention in the mail "Tomorrow we will check and update you" or "we will check and update you by 10 Feb"…. etc.. it has to ask for Task list/reminder or it should get added automatically in the task list/reminder.

    6 votes
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  4. Snooze All in Outlook Reminder Window

    For Outlook, I would LOVE to see a SNOOZE ALL... you have dismiss all, but I would rather see a snooze all.
    There are times when I get into the office in the morning and I just log in and a ton of reminders popup. I need to deal with other things in the morning, so a Snooze All would be great, rather than having to keep changing the snooze timer for each one, one-by-one. It would be great!

    10 votes
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  5. Link emails to tasks

    A simple drag and drop option to link emails to a task, currently i create tasks by either flagging an email for follow up (then i can't edit the task easily) or by creating a new task (can't link emails related to the task). if i could create a task and then drag the email to link to it, when i open the task i can quickly see all related communications. any other emails in the conversation would automatically link up also

    56 votes
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  6. Tasks: Flagging & Tagging

    Outlook's To-Do feature (flagging) affects Tasks, Mail, Contacts, Calendar...everything in Outlook. TO-DO's FlAGGING feature needs further development in Outlook.

    Each item in Outlook be it a Message, Task, Contact, Calendar entry, etc. could be managed more effectively were the following Tags more easily applied to any item:

    1.) Flagging
    2.) Categorizing
    3.) Prioritizing
    4.) Dating (start and/or due dates)
    5.) Add a “My Today” field/button (not a date)

    Again, the above five "Tags" should be more easily accessed on each item in Outlook.
    Finally, the Task Subject field in Outlook should be more fully utilized. The “Task Subject” is an…

    27 votes
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  7. Re-activate the option to "Regenerate new tasks n number of days/weeks/months after a task is completed".

    This option was available in earlier Outlook versions (in Task Recurrence dialog box), but not in 2016.
    It makes sense in different cases, where you can delay task completion but a new task's due date depends on the last completion date: blood donation, lawn mowing, visit grand-mom, ...

    2 votes
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  8. Provide a feature of Activities Report in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    I would like to see a feature like a pane or a minimized pane displaying a resume of my performance break by daily performance, week, month, year, with information of how many activities did I complete on time, how many where due date, canceled and rescheduled, even (If posible) to see how many time an specific task where rescheduled...

    OR Something like this thanks

    2 votes
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  9. To-Do, Summary page, Notes column - allow editing facility

    In To-Do, Add option to allow editing facility in Notes in column of summary page

    5 votes
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  10. I want the function to display the contents registered by the task on the schedule.

    予定表でタスクで登録した内容が表示させる機能がない。
    There is no function to display the contents registered by the task in the schedule.
    予定表の中に旗などのマークを表示させたい。
    I want to display flags etc. in the schedule.
    その旗をクリックし、タスクで登録した内容が確認できるような機能がほしい。
    I want a function that can click the flag and check the contents registered by the task.

    4 votes
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  11. In the my Tasks, resource to import an excel list, where each line are imported as a task still allow to choose a cell as the closing date.

    Today we create one task at a time. I suggest functionality that allows you to import an Excel list, where each line is imported as a task still allow you to choose a cell as the expected closing date.

    2 votes
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  12. 3 votes
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  13. 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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  14. Provide an option to Print Calendar with the Tasks updates in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to Print Calendar with the Tasks updates in Microsoft Outlook 2016.
    Print Calendar with the Tasks to be updated.

    12 votes
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  15. Add To Do assignment capabilities to mobile version of Outlook

    It would be nice to assign task from a mobile phone.

    3 votes
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  16. Provide an option to set a reminder for Activities at specified time in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Provide an option to set a reminder for Activities at specified time in Microsoft Outlook 2016

    Attività

    Nella attività inserire il luogo dove si desidera ricevere il promemoria

    Activities

    In the activity enter the place where you want to receive the reminder

    1 vote
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  17. 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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  18. Able to view and create from the mobile tasks

    Able to view and create from the mobile tasks

    2 votes
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  19. Update Task After Assignment

    Enable a function that permits the creator and assignor of a task can edit it AFTER it has been assigned to someone else. Assignors should be able to "manage" the expectations of tasks they assign.

    30 votes
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  20. Ability to send tasks in Outlook via WhatsApp

    Hi, it would be cool to send tasks via Whatsapp ... actually, everybody uses WA also for job affairs

    7 votes
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