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  1. 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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    • 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.

      9 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.

        27 votes
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        • Prioritize contacts in the directory over "contacts and recent addresses" when autocompleting email in address bar

          It's annoying to see all random recent email contacts appear ahead of the contacts in my company directory when I start to type in an email address.

          5 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…

            22 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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                • 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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                  • Incorporate 360 improvements into enterprise software

                    While trying to figure out how to do all the things I'm used to being able to do on a PC I found out that many of the things I've been looking for (and the public has been demanded) are being rolled out to Outlook360 people, but I see no evidence that you're planning on updating enterprise, desktop-based software. Which is a strange business practice considering volume licenses are a huge revenue stream for you. Please make the enterprise software up-to-date.

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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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                      • 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).

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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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                          • FIX THE INCREDIBLY ANNOYING BUG IN OUTLOOK 2011 where it shows one new email but there actually isn't one anywhere

                            It is beyond irritating. When you filter on UNREAD, it shows NOTHING. But the alert is there ( outlook icon has big red 1). the INbox is bold and shows one new... one of the mailboxes is bold and shows 1 new.

                            But go into that mailbox, and there is NOTHING NEW.

                            This is an Outlook account ...

                            3 votes
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                            • Allow export of selected folders for archiving purposes, not only export/import of all e-mails ever received.

                              I want to archive all e-mails I received on a particular e-mail account. I don't need to access them in the future, but have to keep them. The only option I seem to have right now is export ALL e-mails I ever received.

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                              • Please sum up notifications for Outlook groups in the parent folder "groups". If it is closed you can not see you have new messages!

                                Unfortunately you can not see if you have unread messages in Outlook, if the groups folder is closed. Please sum up the number of new messages in the parent folder.

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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!

                                    45 votes
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                                    • Post-receipt rules

                                      Please allow for rules that are applied based on user action in addition to those applied to incoming e-mail. If I want all emails I have sent to a specific user to automatically move into a subcategory that should be possible after I hit send. If I want something I put a category tag on to move to a subfolder that should be possible. If I have a category for follow-up and I then follow up, it should be able to switch categories automatically.

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                                      • Combine flag/category functionality.

                                        The simple, binary flag system at this point is out of date. It either needs to support multiple flag categories or be combined with categories so that mail can be easily sorted into categories without opening a menu.

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                                        • Incorporate an All Mail button in the main view, not just search

                                          When using categories, functionality is severely diminished by eliminating an "All Mail" option. I have categories such as "Completed" or "Useful Information," for example, that if I sort by category view or filter by category make little sense if I actually want to keep my Inbox clean and use the Archive button, or move things into subfolders. I can workaround this by saving searches, but that just adds more clutter and it often doesn't work at all (for example, my saved search for "Requires Attention" still inexplicably contains random emails from other categories in it). So I'm faced with either…

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