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  1. Enable the Mac client to be able to move message(s)/folders to on-line archive. Today, has to be done message by message.

    My company uses O365 with On-line archive. Under the Mac client, we have to move individual messages one at a time. Can't move multiple messages or whole folders.

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  2. always use single-line layout

    I miss the "Always use single-line layout" feature from Outlook for Windows. In Outlook Mac, when the reading pane is on the Right, the message list cannot be single-line.

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  3. Support Free/Busy Scheduling in Google Calendar

    Visibility into a colleague's schedule is a cornerstone feature of Google Calendar usage at our office. Please, consider support.

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  4. Option to read emails initially in plain text

    Mac version of OLK misses option to force mails to be read initially as plain text. Active content and dynamically downloaded content expose to security threats. Users and SysAdmins should have option to limit attack surface.

    Ref. https://twitter.com/5ean5ullivan/status/1002451004883861504?s=21

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  5. Attachment support for calendar and tasks

    Add attachment support for calendar items and tasks. Also it should be possible to easily create a new task or calendar item with an email as attachment.

    34 votes
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  6. Add MailTips

    In Outlook for Windows and in OWA, if you draft an email to a user who has an Out Of Office notification enabled, then a MailTip shows up in the compose window (above the To: field) with a warning that the person is Out Of Office. This should also exist in Outlook for Mac

    33 votes
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  7. Bring back the display of to: cc: information

    Outlook introduced the "less cluttered" email header display.
    Now, if you want to know if you are to: or cc: of an email, you have to click on show details.

    IMHO, painful and inefficient... but some people may like it.

    Suggestion: make the "compact display" optional/configurable or bring back the display of to: cc: by default.

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  8. make Outlook automatically close an open message window after moving/filing item out of Inbox

    Please make Outlook automatically close an open message window after moving/filing item out of Inbox.

    This is not a new idea and it exists on the Windows version. I tried searching for this as an existing idea but couldn't find it. Perhaps that's why it has not been implemented

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeoutlook-msomac/how-to-make-outlook-automatically-close-an-open/a0fb0110-0484-4008-bdab-b0d0d79afb0d?auth=1

    32 votes
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  9. 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…

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  10. 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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  11. find common available time slot when scheduling a meeting

    When scheduling a meeting with 2 or more persons, please provide a way to find the next available common time slot

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  12. Bring back flagged message highlights like iOS app

    In the spring of 2016, you guys added flagged message highlighting which was phenomenal! Matched the feature present in the iOS app. And then sometime in August, you guys removed the feature. Please add it back in and make it optional for people to use!

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  13. notification

    Use macOS Notifications for Calendar reminders as well.

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  14. please support the Voting button in Outlook for Mac

    We need option to insert voting options or to be able to respond to Voting options in Outlook for Mac

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  15. Allow deleting messages from O365 Groups

    The Windows client as well as OWA allow O365 group "owners" to right click and Delete messages. This is important to keep the group clean & organized.

    The Mac client does NOT allow messages to be deleted. Please add this critical feature.

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  16. Ability to Group Tasks like in the Windows version. Currently all you can do is sort by a field.

    Just need to be able to group, expand/collapse the tasks list like you can in the Windows version. As soon as you get past a screen full you can't manage the list properly.

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  17. Develop Outlook for Mac for greater SharePoint Online integration

    Look at all the UserVoice comments that point to one issue: integrating Outlook for Mac better with SharePoint Online. SharePoint Online lists (e.g., the task app, the contacts app, etc.) cannot sync with Outlook for Mac. They should. There are solid reasons for businesses and governments to use Apple hardware and OS with Office 365 and SharePoint Online, but the functionality to include SPO lists in Outlook is only for Windows and not for the Mac OS Outlook client. Please change!

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  18. Import/Export folders and subfolders

    I really need to export/import folders and subfolders. This enables me to prune folders by archiving them--and then restoring archived folder if I need them. Have had this capability in outlook in previous version, but not now. This seems to be a regression bug.

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  19. 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...

    28 votes
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  20. Add New Skype Meeting button

    Need the ability to schedule a Skype Meeting with a button in the calendar as can be done in the Windows Outlook 2016 client.

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