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  1. Make the Mac version the SAME as the PC version with same tools & options

    Please make all functionalities available in the PC version also available for Macs. Eg. Conditional Formatting, Send and File, allowing us to change our mail view to also incorporate things like the calendar so everything is in the same view! I know these are PC-enabled functionalities but Mac users need the same tools as everyone else! We do business the same way as everyone else within the organization and there seems to be a MASSIVE disparity between the PC suite vs the Mac suite of capabilities in the 2016 Outlook.

    I also find it highly inconvenient that the program doesn't…

    430 votes
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    • Add ability to snooze

      Add ability to snooze messages (i.e schedule messages to come back to the top of your Inbox). Many modern clients support this and it is actually already part of Outlook for iOS. If added, this should be available to use as one of the swipe gestures.

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      • Add a delay rule to all outgoing emails

        We would like to have an option to create a rule to delay all outgoing email, like in Outlook for Windows.
        Thye idea is to have a small time to cancel the sending if there is something wrong.

        You can delay individual messages, but you cannot add a rule to "auto-delay" X time any email you send.

        22 votes
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        • Add support for iCloud Calendar and iClou contacts to Outlook for MacOS

          Please make it possible to use Oulook for MacOS with iCloud contacts and calendar. It should be possible by adding support for CalDAV and CardDAV.

          15 votes
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          • Add "Attach Item" button with support for emails to Compose window

            Currently the only way to attach an email when composing is to pull up the main Outlook screen and drag the email in. It would be beneficial if a user could click on "Attach Item" and select an email.
            Ideally users would also be able to attach meetings, contacts, and tasks.

            2 votes
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            • Columns and right reading pane

              Please add the ability to view mail in columns while still having the reading pane to the right. This functionality works great on the Windows side, but I can't seem to figure out why it's only available with no reading pane, or when the reading pane is below the email...

              6 votes
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              • 1 vote
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                • Add Outlook to Share Menu (Extensions), for Mac

                  Have Outlook added to the 'share' menu (under Extensions) in System Preferences. It's time-consuming, and annoying to constantly have to drag files to Outlook — as opposed to being able to sending them via Outlook under the 'share' option. This is a must for businesses, that email a lot of attachments. Thanks.

                  15 votes
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                  • Bring back "My Day"

                    Not sure why this very useful feature was removed from Outlook 2016...

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                    • automatic reply

                      Show "Out of Office" messages of email recipients as we compose.

                      Without this, I have to send the email, See the response and Contact the delegated contacts.

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                      • tasks sync across office applications -outlook, planner, onenote

                        It seems crazy that a task on OneNote doesn't sync to outlook and/or planner - surely we can have one list of tasks across all office applications

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                        • Limit changes to calendar history

                          A number of problems occur because past history is allowed to change -- this is valuable reference info that is lost when an organizer is allowed to cancel a meeting across all time, rather than just future occurrences. Likewise, when I expire a recurring meeting, it should not readjust past occurrences that have been moved off the recurrence pattern. Guiding principle should be that the individual is the owner of the calendar, and past history should not be changed without the owner's permission.

                          3 votes
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                          • Highlight emails based on internal or external addresses. Green for internal and red for external.

                            When sending emails its important to verify if the email is going to the correct recipient. While it's nice to view the names as FN LN in the TO: fields I have thousands of contacts and when sending sensitive information I end up viewing the properties of each to verify the email is going to the correct john smith and also verifying they are all internal recipients. It would be nice to have all internal recipients be highlighted in green and all external highlighted in red. perhaps other lists/categories can also be created to easily view recipients of different mail…

                            18 votes
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                            • Create online Microsoft Teams meetings

                              Now that we've been told that Teams is the way forward, it would be great to be able to create online 'Teams' meetings from within Outlook on a Mac, as well as, or instead of Skype for Business meetings.

                              2 votes
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                              • Drag-and-Drop support for Address book in vcard-Format

                                Outlook already supports drag and drop for calendar events in the standard ics format. In the same way it would be very helpful to create vcard files from address book entries by drag-and-drop.
                                Currently vcard support by drag-and-drop exists in some way, but only works with contacts which exist locally on the computer and it seems that there is no way to transfer them from the server to the computer.

                                3 votes
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                                • When restarting Outlook for Mac for an upgrade, take the user to their last location

                                  I”m on the fast track, so I get more updates than most uses would (I hope!!), but Microsoft restarts the app with each update, and you need to go back to where you were. In Word, PowerPoint and Excel, once you open the file you were in, there is a flag you can click to return to where you were. However, in Outlook on Mac you are taken back to the top of your inbox. My workflow is to sort Outlook with the newest messages at the bottom of my inbox, plus I use several folders, so I need to…

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                                  • Address Book Print Out condensed like a phone book page

                                    I was surprised to see that custom views has not been implemented since 2016? Old Outlook for PC allows for telephone book style address list printout. This is 267 pages for address book compared to 34 pages column style to print 1800 addresses. Let's prove that MAC programs can work just as well as PC. PLEASE!!

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Create a calendar event control for out of office messages

                                      As someone who uses both the Outlook for Mac and iOS mobile apps, I'd like a way for calendar events which I set to show "out of office" to automatically trigger an out of office message for the duration of the event so that when my calendar shows me as out of office, I have an easy way to set the corresponding message for each event. Today, I need to do too much work within the Outlook application to control that out of office message.

                                      This is especially frustrating if I have a vacation followed by a business trip where…

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                                      • Easy language (spellcheck) switch

                                        It would extremely useful if it was possible to switch language for spellcheck by using keyboard. Now we have to use the menu if default language is not the one you are writing at the moment - or automatic language recognition does not work (as it almost never does).

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Add the today page to the outlook customer manager for mac.

                                          I want to be able to see the today page, so i can easily see all customers, deals and tasks instead of having to switch between mails in my inbox

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