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  1. 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.

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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.

      49 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.

        78 votes
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        • handoff

          I use iOS and macOS outlook, it would be great if the Apple Handoff API was used so I could start a mail on the phone and finish on the mac.

          5 votes
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          • Allow the user to "pin" an email to the top of their inbox, like on Outlook.com

            For my corporate email, I use outlook.office.com, Outlook for Mac, and Outlook for Windows, and Outlook for Android.

            I love the web client's ability to "pin" important emails to the top of my inbox. Since this feature is not supported on any other client, I end up using both the web and desktop clients throughout the day. It is very frustrating!

            6 votes
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            • Dark mode reading pane is unusable in latest version

              I just updated to the latest version of Office for Mac that support Dark Theme in MacOS Mojave. I like using Dark Theme and am excited that Outlook is joining the team, but I am disappointed to see that the reading pane is still in light mode. It is jaring to see the reading pane next to the rest of the program. Is there a way to make the reading pane be dark as well?

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              • reply | reply all toggle

                Ability, once responding to a mail, to toggle 'reply' or 'reply all'. Save copying and pasting once you realise your mistake or change your mind...

                4 votes
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                • Option to read emails initially in plain text

                  Mac version of OLK misses option to force mails to be read initially as plain text. Active content and dynamically downloaded content expose to security threats. Users and SysAdmins should have option to limit attack surface.

                  Ref. https://twitter.com/5ean5ullivan/status/1002451004883861504?s=21

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                  • Remove the Unsubscribe button at the top for all subscription based emails

                    There is an annoying feature that appears for some emails- an "Unsubscribe" button that appears below the sender-subject-retention policy header. I'd like the option to turn this off or remove it.

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                    • Finally fix the Outlook for Mac password prompt issue.

                      Exactly as it sounds... how there hasn't already been a fix for this is beyond me.

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                      • Add a "Paste as Quote" or "Copy as Quote" feature

                        Sometimes we need to quote from one email to send to someone else. Give me an option to copy or paste as a quote so the quote indent and attribution follow the text, rather than trying to either make that manually, or to create a reply then copy that into a new message (eg when trying to collect separate quotes from separate responses into one message).

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                        • Quote character instead of indentation

                          Indentation is not enough for quoting email text. Not having a clear character as ”>“ (as plain text standard) or “|” (as apple mail) holds me from using Outlook on my Mac. Although it is a really goog email client.
                          Come on, please!

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                          • Quote character instead of indentation

                            Indentation is not enough for quoting email text. Not having a clear character as ”>“ (as plain text standard) or “|” (as apple mail) holds me from using Outlook on my Mac. Although it is a really goog email client.
                            Come on, please!

                            3 votes
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                            • Standardise Rules functionality in the Mac and Windows clients

                              I want to set up a rule that automatically flags specific emails for follow-up in a week's time. The criteria are simple: all emails from a defined sender with a specific phrase in the subject line. I can do this in the Windows version of Outlook, but it's a client-side rule that will only operate when I've got the Windows client open. I can't set a similar rule in the Mac version. And I use the Mac client most of the time. (a) I don't understand why this can't be a server-side rule, and (b) it's so frustrating that there's…

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                              • Folder creation without changing/losing context

                                When moving/copying the current message selection or browsing the message list, creating a new folder requires either losing your current select, context, and/or search criteria or opening a new Main Window to create and rename a folder in the desired location. Providing the option of a 'New Folder...' command, which would operate in its own folder-list-browsing-capable dialog box and could be invoked from either the menu bar or the Move/Copy dialog, would allow the user to perform the task without losing the current selection, backing out of the Move/Copy command, or having to perform a search again.

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                                • I need the capability of saving a specific OUTLOOK email folder to a specific folder in my DOCUMENTS.

                                  For legal purposes I need to save all emails pertaining to specific real estate transactions their respective FOLDERs in Documents on my MAC. I then download them to a thumb drive and save them for 7 years, as required. About 3 years ago that capability disappeared and I've been stuck ever since.

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                                  • stationery

                                    Please add stationery to Outlook for Mac (the same as in Outlook for Windows). It is a useful yet often overlooked feature.

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                                    • Restore the ability to export individual folders from Outlook to .OLM or .PST.

                                      Restore the ability to export individual folders from Outlook (Mac) to .OLM or .PST. The "all or nothing" approach from Outlook 2016 onwards is useless if you keep a lot of email in Outlook.

                                      e.g. If I sort my email by project or year, at some point I want to offload those emails b/c they are not needed "live". I used to be able to right-click -> Archive and create an archive of the selected folder. Thus I could reduce the resource load in the Exchange server (and clutter in Outlook) but still have access to the emails if necessary.…

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                                      • Create a sorting option that will first sort by the status group names, then sort by date within the groups.

                                        With all of the complexities of the ways you can sort mail, this basic functionality is missing. I want the default view to be my newest unread messages at the top of the inbox. Thanks to Diane Poremsky MVP, I understand that it is possible to use the View > Filter By > Unread command to show only unread messages, then flip the arrow to show newest on top. But then you can't see the read messages, and if you take the filter off or do a search, it changes the order of the unread so that the oldest are…

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                                        • Add a calendar when flagging an e-mail for follow-up. It prompts for a date (e.g. 2/2/2019), but you have to guess if that's a weekday.

                                          Pop up a view of a month, and select a day rather than having to enter a date that may not be a normal business day.

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