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  1. Fix the first click on any calendar item

    Every time I single LEFT click on a calendar item, I get a popout (which I'd honestly prefer were a right click or at least an option to disable but I digress). But the toolbar items are not enabled after that click (category, Accept/Tentative/Decline are two examples). So I need to awkwardly click around to get the toolbar to enable those if I don't want to (or can't) use the popout. You guys have added a bunch of clicks to what used to be a pretty streamlined process all so you could add a popout that I hate. At least…

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    • Automatic reporting on time spent based on color coded calendar events

      It would be awesome to have Outlook automatically generate a weekly (or monthly, 6-monthly, yearly, etc.) report on how much time I spent on xyz subject, based on how I categorized my calendar events. I already color code/categorize all my meetings and time blocks based on what I'm doing during that time, so it seems like it'd be easy to have Outlook calculate the total time I spent on my blue, orange, etc. categories for the week. I looked for a 3rd party app that would scrape my Outlook calendar for me, but I couldn't find it.

      This would be…

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      • Bring back "My Day"

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

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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.

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          • Add two time zones to scheduling view like calendar view

            When in scheduling view for a meeting there is only one time zone horizontally although in calendar view you can have two time zones vertically. This would make it easier to schedule meeting in unfamiliar time zones assuming you have set required second time zone in Preferences / Calendar

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            • Mac add archive functionality same as like windows

              Mac add archive functionality same as like windows

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              • Add time zone support in calendar Mac

                Add time zone support in calendar Mac same as like windows

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                • calendar quick view same as like windows

                  calendar quick view same as like windows

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                  • Please improve the management of recurring calendar items on the Mac.

                    Allow Mac users to end future recurring meetings in a meetings series the way users can in Windows, allow users to edits a series going forward from a certain date without changing earlier occurrences, and allow users to end a recurring meeting series without changing past occurrences that deviated from the normal recurring meeting schedule.

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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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                      • Add an option to turn off calendar pop up

                        There is a new feature in outlook calendar that when you select a calendar event while in grid view a pop up appears with all the same information and options that are in the tool bar. This is both redundant, but also frustrating as it slows down the performance of the program and my personal user behaviour. Some users may like this, but for those who don't, there should be an option to turn this off (which according to Microsoft IT support, there is not).

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                        • Allow hyperlinks in the location field for meetings/appointments

                          Many meeting/appointment locations are virtual meetings and the location field is typically used to capture the URL. The user experience would be greatly enhanced if one could simply select the URL from the location field to launch the meeting instead of copying it into a browser.

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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.

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                            • Higher contrast color for 'busy' calendar events

                              The blue-grey 'busy' color for calendar events is so low contrast that it's hard to look at, especially next to tentative events. I'm getting eye strain and a headache. PLEASE differentiate it better.

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                              • Allow which services from Google to Sync into outlook for Mac

                                When syncing google to outlook for Mac, have the ability to choose which goole services to sync, e.g. mail, calendar, contact, tasks.

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                                • recurrence

                                  Make weekday a default option for recurrence

                                  We should have a default option to repeat an event/meeting request every weekday instead of everyday. Outlook for windows is already having this feature.

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                                  • Add Outlook for Mac notification menu Widget for Calendar

                                    I would like to see a Widget option added to Outlook for Mac to show meetings for the day.

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                                      • Please allow us to attach files to an event/appointment in Outlook for Mac, Pleeeeaaaseeee...

                                        Please allow us to attach files to an event/appointment in Outlook for Mac, Pleeeeaaaseeee...

                                        42 votes
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                                        • Calendar and Outlook for Mac

                                          When opening shared calendars in MAC office, the user can now 'send as' the owner of the shared calendar. Please provide a fix for this.

                                          10 votes
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