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  1. Make the Mac version the SAME as the PC version with same tools & options

    Please make all functionalities available in the PC version also available for Macs. Eg. Conditional Formatting, Send and File, allowing us to change our mail view to also incorporate things like the calendar so everything is in the same view! I know these are PC-enabled functionalities but Mac users need the same tools as everyone else! We do business the same way as everyone else within the organization and there seems to be a MASSIVE disparity between the PC suite vs the Mac suite of capabilities in the 2016 Outlook.

    I also find it highly inconvenient that the program doesn't…

    774 votes
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    • Calendar and task-list in main-screen of outlook

      At the moment calendar and task-list just can be used in separate screens. It would be very useful to implement both features (calendar & task-list) in the main screen of outlook, where mail view and folder structure is located. Windows-version of outlook already delivers this function by a so called "popup"-function, so please make it possible for mac-users, too. thanks.

      51 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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.

        96 votes
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          7 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            22 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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            • Allow sync with IMAP calendars

              I just found out that IMAP calendars will no longer sync with Outlook 2016. Calendars are such an important part of business services, I'm not sure why this was removed!

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              • Support for Apple iCloud calendar

                It's extremely important to sync Calendar App with Outlook calendar to let me use Outlook for Mac instead of Mail App.

                200 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Fix the information included about the original message when replying/forwarding

                  Fix the function that includes the FROM, DATE, TO, SUBJECT of the original message. Only the date is included, which somehow messes up the grouping by conversation... Outlook will no longer group the emails that are sent without the information of the original message by conversation.

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                  • 334 votes
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                    • Add Smart Folders to Favorites

                      Make it possible to add any smart folder to the new Favorites in Outlook.

                      183 votes
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                        13 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                        • Change display options in Contacts

                          Make it poossible to display Contact Names with Last Name first. Instead of 'Jane Doe', I know many want to have Outlook display 'Doe, Jane'

                          7 votes
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                          • Add To Do Bar in Mail View

                            Please can we have a To Do bar in the mail view of Outlook for Mac 2016, pretty useful for Business users

                            653 votes
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                              26 comments  ·  Mail  ·  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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                              • Remove the incredibly annoying 'stars' next to folders as everyone I know keeps clicking them by mistake.

                                Remove the incredibly annoying 'stars' next to folders as everyone I know keeps clicking them by mistake.

                                92 votes
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                                  9 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support flag for followup (like outlook on windows)

                                  Support outlook for windows mail features. Including flag for follow up that will put a flag and date alert on the recipients email.

                                  27 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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                                    • Add the ability to copy/paste or export meeting attendees status

                                      When creating large meetings it is difficult to track meeting attendance status. In the Windows version you are able to copy attendee status to the clip board which I can then paste into Excel and build a pivot table to quickly see who has accepted an not responded. When there are more 12 users in the meeting this become very important in a business setting.

                                      Thank you

                                      8 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Show sent messages in conversations

                                        Show sent messages in conversations.

                                        440 votes
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                                        • Allow group by subject, sort by date, outside of conversations

                                          I would like to be able to select: arrange by subject, newest on top, show in groups. This would work just like arrange by conversations, newest on top, show in group, except it would work for messages that have the same subject but are not in a conversation.

                                          Here's the use case: my corp wiki sends me a message whenever a page I'm watching is updated. There's a lot of these. The subject is always: "[Wiki] title-of-the-page-that-was-updated". So when someone saves frequently while working on a page I get a lot of messages with the same subject, but they are…

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