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  1. Search At The Top Option

    Please allow users to choose whether to use Search at the Top or keep the search bar in the legacy location.


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    1679 comments  ·  User Interface  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you to everyone who provided feedback through UserVoice, Coming Soon, in product feedback, and on related blog posts.
    We investigated adding an option to support search in the old location. Unfortunately, at this time we cannot support making the search box location configurable. Future Microsoft Search updates are incompatible with the old location. There is also significant risk in maintaining the old search component due to increased complexity that leads to a higher rate of bugs. As one of the most used controls in Outlook making sure that we provide a stable and reliable search experience is one of our top priorities.
    While it won’t address the feedback of having the search box in a new location, we do have fixes coming soon to address specific feedback about the new control. The first fix to arrive will be adding back the right click Copy\Paste menu. After that…

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