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  1. Add Preference to Disable/Enable Left-Right Swiping in Mailbox

    Users with a Magic Mouse/TrackPad have likely experienced, as I have, that when selecting messages in a mailbox (Inbox, drafts, Sent, etc.), it is far too easy to swipe left or right and show the options to "Delete" or "Archive" a message. I'm sure this is necessary on a mobile device, but on a desktop device using an input like Magic Mouse, it is really annoying. It could also be potentially dangerous if you accidentally Delete or Archive a message unknowingly.

    There should be an preference/option to disable that swiping gesture from the message list.

    392 votes
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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.

      17 votes
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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.

        9 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…

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          • Add Schedule a delivery of an email like in the Windows version

            Add Schedule a delivery of an email like in the Windows version

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            • Allow for customization of the Mac powerbook Touch Bar!

              I wish I could customize the Touch Bar for Outlook. Other applications allow for customization, so why not Outlook? It would be great if I could place the icons I use most, in a convenient location.
              Thanks!

              44 votes
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              • customize message list

                When Reading Pane is set to Right, the message list does not allow for customization as it does when reading pane is set to bottom. Please allow for selection of data (columns) to display in message list.

                For example, I have a Smart Folder defined to display messages in the Sent Items folder, and it is sorted by Date Sent descending. This is fine. With reading pane on right, the data shown in message list is as follows:
                Sender
                Subject
                Message Preview
                For the example stated above, the message list should show:
                Recipient
                Subject
                Message Preview

                Showing the Sender (me)…

                4 votes
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                • Support for S/MIME and encryption in IOS

                  Put S/MIME and encryption in IOS. It's in the IOS mail app already. Why it's not in Outlook for IOS makes me scratch my head.

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                  • Please could we adapt the cmd+T shortcut to toggle read/unread as opposed to just 'mark as read'?

                    Please could we adapt the cmd+T shortcut to toggle read/unread as opposed to just 'mark as read'?

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                      • Provide an option to customize Autotext in Outlook

                        AutoText can be customized in MS Word (enable/disable, edit single entries, enable/disable display tip for AutoText, ...). In Outlook for Mac this is missing. AutoText is always enabled with no option to edit the list entries or to enable/disable the tip display.

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                          • App Badge showing selected unread messages

                            Please make it possible to set the App Badge to show unread messages in selected accounts only.

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                            • When viewing all emails grouped by categories, with none category collapsed, when you remove a category from an email, stop expanding none.

                              When viewing all emails grouped by categories, with none category collapsed, when you remove a category from an email, stop expanding none. This is how I organize my emails in windows, and this behavior is very different.

                              3 votes
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                                • Search in the inbox fails if you select a common view

                                  I have several e-mail accounts and a common view of all inboxes. If the shared view is selected, a search does not return any results. It only works if a specific inbox is active. I'm not surprised, but a search shouldn't be selectable at all if all inboxes are selected, or at least "No results" should not be displayed, but a hint that no search can be carried out with such a view.

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                                  • 31 votes
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                                    • Asignments

                                      Please allow Mac to take and give asignments, as in PC version.

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                                      • Better Google Contacts pictures handling

                                        Google integration is still in the works and is constantly improving, I suggest to improve the way contact pictures are handled across accounts.

                                        - If I have a Google contact, with its picture, picture does not appear when I receive an email in Outlook from that contact through another email address (other than Gmail)
                                        - Can't edit contact pictures in Google contacts

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                                        • Show number of results next to Smart folders

                                          I am using Smart folder as task list - marking emails with flag and then having Smart folder "To Do". What I lack is seeing all the time how many emails are flagged, i.e. how many emails I should respond to, straight away. Windows Outlook does that and I am used to it so it would be great to have the same in Mac Outlook. thanks

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