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  1. Provide a feature or an option to revert to the old Outlook user interface in Microsoft Outlook 2016 prior to being modernized.

    Allow an option to revert to the old Outlook user interface in Microsoft Outlook, as the latest revision (today) has added a lot of white space(wasted as well as Reply, Reply All and Forward along with the Accept, Decline etc are in a different position and seems like too far to the right that I find unhelpful and uses valuable screen and are not user-adjustable. This had been shown in the "try the new features" button, but I for one turned it off as it was annoying - unfortunately you have pushed it on all users, business and home. It…

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    126 comments  ·  White Space and Design  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We have updated the user experience in Outlook for Windows after extensive customer research and validation. This is now the default experience for all Office 365 monthly channel subscribers. You can read more about all the details here, https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/outlook-blog/outlook-for-windows-rolls-out-its-simplified-user-experience/ba-p/653734.

    The tools that are available to personalize the experience include: an option to Use Tighter Spacing on the View tab of the ribbon for those who prefer tighter visual density, as well a setting in Options to turn off yellow highlighting of flagged items in the message list and the Simplified Ribbon remains optional, and customizable.

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