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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.

    141 votes
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      3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • The powerful feature quick steps is still missing in Qutlook for Mac :-(

      Quick steps for mails and calendar would be very helpful!

      38 votes
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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.

        38 votes
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        • Distribution groups

          Please make viewing distribution groups members possible from the address book for Mac users. Please also make viewing what distribution groups a person is a part of possible.

          220 votes
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          • Voting Support

            Enable voting functionality for feature parity with Outlook Windows.

            157 votes
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            • Have parity between Office for Mac for 2015/2016 and Office 365 for Mac

              there are so many features that are not allowed or permitted unless you have a subscription with 365, please note that for a business user it was the same product at point of purchase. its bad customer experience to reach out to support and be told everytime that x,y, or z comes only with subscription. i have 2 licenses i dont need as it seems that you have created artifical barriers to customers utilising the suite tool fully. It also sad to note that your skype for business mac is poor version of other variants. This whole office for mac…

              4 votes
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              • I'd like to see a "Translate" feature built into Outlook mail / Calendar

                When I get an email from an international colleague, I have to manually translate using a translation service. In Word and Excel there are translate features built right in to the desktop applications. Could an translation feature be baked into the Outlook client? It would be important for business adoption to not log all the contents of mail messages being translated.

                3 votes
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                • Add support for iCloud Calendar and iClou contacts to Outlook for MacOS

                  Please make it possible to use Oulook for MacOS with iCloud contacts and calendar. It should be possible by adding support for CalDAV and CardDAV.

                  70 votes
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                  • expiration

                    Create the ability to create a Smart Folder to search for messages that have pending expiration.

                    Create the ability to see the individual folder's retention policy by looking at the folder's properties.

                    3 votes
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                    • Allow Outlook the ability to have multiple .OLM

                      Allow Outlook the ability to have multiple .OLM files just as the Windows version will allow multiple .PST's.

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                      • Add Cloud Based Synchronised Setting

                        Could you please consider a function that copies your o385 setting, signatures and preferences across multiple device installations.

                        4 votes
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                        • Add ability for multiple windows

                          I'd like the abilty to have a window to look at my mail and another to look at my calendar without the neeed to switch back and forth.

                          3 votes
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                          • 3 votes
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                            • Office apps shouldn't switch to discrete GPU

                              A recent build of Office has resulted in all Office apps using my MacBook Pro (2017)'s discrete GPU rather than relying on the integrated graphics controller. This results in dramatically reduced battery.

                              Instead, Office apps should once again only rely on integrated GPU unless certain intensive processes need to leverage dedicated GPU and then release it when complete.

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                              • Give an indication of the order of updates. If Mac OS has a security update and Office for Mac has updates. Do the OS upgrade FIRST..

                                The Office for Mac update description in the Office for Mac should draw attention to the possibility of corrupting the SQL Lite data base if the Office updates are performed prior to a Mac OS Security (or Other?) update.

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                                • Allow switching off dock bounce notifications for autoupdate

                                  Microsoft autoupdate bounces the dock icon on Mac for no reason, usually after downloading one update while there are still others to install. This is annoying and extremely distracting when using virtual desktops. This is a common issue and reported by multiple users on MS forums.

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                                  • Stop letting AppleScript support stagnate

                                    For some time now, AppleScript support in Outlook has stagnated or even been cut back. This has resulted in a) a loss of functionality that existed in previous versions, see:

                                    https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/9531960-bring-back-applescript-support

                                    https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/15175179-re-add-scripting-functionality-to-set-font-type-an

                                    https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/10015827-restore-run-script-functionality-in-rules-so-i-can

                                    https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/335538-outlook-for-mac-business/suggestions/32440183-allow-rules-to-run-applescripts

                                    It's also caused the Automation in outlook to stagnate for a number of user needs:

                                    https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/335538-outlook-for-mac-business/suggestions/17559454-add-find-message-by-rfc-2822-messageid-header-to-a

                                    https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/10943877-allow-autodiscover-redirections-to-be-set-using-ap

                                    - the ability to script pasting clipboard data into an outgoing message at the current cursor position

                                    - being able to take an attachment from one message and make it an attachment to a new outgoing message

                                    - There's a bug with regard to forwarding emails via scripts where…

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Match command-backspace experience match OSX behavior

                                      Hitting command-backspace in OSX will delete the previous word and leave the space, Office apps will delete the word AND the space.

                                      It would make Office be much more seamless to match the existing behavior instead of introducing something non-standard.

                                      3 votes
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                                      • enable export from outlook for Mac in anything other than .OLM, which is incompatible with anything other than Mac. How about CSV?

                                        Unless you are in a Mac-only shop, it is impossible to transfer email archives, contacts, etc from one computer to another unless you have an Exchange server - which we do not all have.

                                        40 votes
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                                        • Quitting at password prompt

                                          Add the ability to quit while the password prompt is up. Those of use using hardware keys have to quit and restart outlook when logged out.

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