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  1. Make Ribbon/Toolbar configurable

    The quick access toolbar and the ribbon bar need to be configurable.
    They contain buttons which are never used (e. g. "Print" – who prints out emails?!) or buttons are inconveniently placed.

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    • Add high contrast themes

      As I'm getting older I find it harder to distinguish between very slight differences in contrast and hard to see very light text on light colored background. Please add a high contrast theme to Outlook. The new theme would be especially helpful on the folder list. Best would be capability to have purely black background with white letters or the reverse, white background with black letters. The current white background with light grey letters is killing my eyes.

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      • Shared calendars appear in "FROM" and "Out of office" fields.

        When adding someone (or even a resource) to the shared calendars list, the account of that calendar appears in the From field when sending an email, and appears in the Autoreply Settings as a user you can change this for. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with security rights, because sending an email or changing the Out of Office (autoreply) settings will get you an error. It clutters up our input fields though.

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        • Way to laggy

          This is way to laggy compared to the MAC 2016 version. Connection to Gmail is very slow.

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          • Allow customization of fonts for all items (labels, text, window titles, etc.

            Outlook for Mac uses some kind of default font size and in the laptops this becomes unreadable. In windows, one can customize every single font. Please allow this! The lack of this customization makes the use of Outlook excruciating for people with poor eyesight.

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            • Automapping Shared Mailboxes

              Please support automapping for shared mailboxes in Outlook 2016 for Mac. Having shared accounts automatically add themselves for our users would improve their experience.

              Additionally, according to support agents, this feature is required for a shared mailbox to automatically send and receive mail.

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              • Feature parity with Outlook for Windows

                This one is really simple. If the Windows Outlook client can do it--add it to the Outlook for Mac client. Not for Office 365 subscribers only or Exchange accounts only, just make it work like the Windows clients. Users love the Windows client. The Mac client has been getting better! But users want to switch between PC and Mac and find the same features. Give the users what they want.

                For example: When a request comes in for Delayed send (a feature which already existed in Outlook for Mac 2011 and was taken away), don't enable it only for O365…

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                • We need to be able to control navigation pane and message list font size.

                  We've been clamoring for this since version 2008. We're getting older and our eyes are getting worse and every release disappoints.

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                  • Enhance synchronisation messages to identify the object in question that is causing the error

                    Please enhance the message when there are synchronisation errors to identify the specific item that is causing the error. Recently I saw an error message indication (warning triangle) which when I click on it tells me that there have been multiple synchronisation errors with text "Could not synchronize record: to Exchange server: <my org>", With detail text "The message exceeds the maximum supported size., Cannot save changes made to an item to store." and error code -19738. The problem is I have no idea WHAT record or records are causing the problem. Is it an incoming message, calendar event??? what…

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                    • Integrate with Time Machine

                      Please add integration for Time Machine Backups. Having the ability to restore mails by just clicking on Time Machine would be a major win. Standard Apple Mail provides the ability to navigate through the mails and restore lost or deleted mails within program window, but unfortunately Outlook does not have this feature at the moment.

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                      • Synch gsuite with outlook on Mac. Cannot get the Contacts or Calendar to synch

                        Have just bought Office 2016 to run on my new Mac and frustrated that you cannot synchronise the Contacts or the Calendar with my gsuite like I can on a Microsoft computer. Can you help please

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                        • Export Account Configuration

                          I manage a huge number of accounts (gmail, personal domains, hotmail) and all time that have necessary to migrate to a new computer, all account configuration reset. In export menu, must be have a option "account configuration".

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                          • Remove double-Esc shortcut from Mac

                            As a Vim user I have a habit of tapping Esc twice even when unnecessary. However, on Outlook for Mac this takes the app out of full-screen. No other Mac application I know does this, and it's rather distracting to have Outlook suddenly exit full-screen, so I'd like to see it removed.

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                            • Fix multiple Main Window issue - broke around June 2017

                              Until recently, you could have two "Main Windows" open (File > New > Main Window) and use one window for Mail and the other for Calendar. This was great for me on my dual monitors, as I could have one window on each monitor.

                              This ability broke in the last couple of versions on the "Slow" development track, I think around the time of the June 2017 Slow Build release. The second window will still open, but you lose function and/or display information. For example, you can click in an email thread but the mail display will not update, or…

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                              • Outlook macOS - Improvements (ViewPorts & Functionality)

                                # MainView (Inbox)
                                - implement right sidebar as like in Windows Version with mini calendar and appointments for quick overview

                                # Calendar
                                - enable more than 3 calendars in Columnview (for powerusers it would be nice to have at least 7 calendars in columnview side by side to organize events and appointments, e.g. across conference rooms.

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                                • When dragging a message to a folder, enable auto-scrolling of the folders list

                                  My folder list is longer than the window size I use. Prior to version 15.36, when I dragged a message to the folder list, I could get the list to auto-scroll up or down simply by dragging to the "edge". This behavior is no longer present in 15.36

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                                  • Integrate SharePoint Online Data with Outlook Customer Manager

                                    As we utilize SharePoint Online to store our client contacts, it would be extremely helpful if there was a way to bring this existing data into the Outlook Customer Manager where we can view and edit it right in the context of Outlook.

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                                    • CTK Support

                                      Outlook currently only supports smart card authentication when using legacy frameworks that are not included in macOS. This requires use of third-party software in order to authenticate to a mail server using a client certificate from a smart card. Apple is now including smart card support in macOS with CryptoTokenKit (CTK). Microsoft Outlook should include support for CTK to allow use of smart cards for authentication without the need for third party software.

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                                      • external

                                        Include the same warning banner that the Windows client does when e-mailing external recipients (e.g. "N recipients are outside of your organization")

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                                        • Add ability to disable or customize toolbar

                                          As of 15.34 (170330) this is still not implemented. We NEED to be able to customize touchbar otherwise we cannot use Outlook as our email client. Emails are legal documents for many businesses and it's simply too easy to send emails prematurely with the send button in the touchbar. Thanks.

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