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  1. Fix geometry calculations so you don't cut off characters on the right

    When reading/composing a message, the width of the window is not calculated properly and a fraction of a character can get cut off on the right.

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  2. Character count when drafting emails

    I'm in advertising and we often need to check the character count of our copy. It was very convenient to be able to check the character count when drafting an email on my old PC’s Microsoft Outlook since we usually go back and forth with our client.

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  3. Fix inconsistent unread message count

    I currently have 9 unread messages in my Inbox. The app icon in my dock displays 9. However, the unread message count in the sidebar shows 21. Please fix this inconsistency.

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  4. Add ability to set background color or images for emails

    Needed ability to set the background color or image for emails.

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  5. Improved contact selection

    The highlighted suggested email contact changes once active directory contacts load in. It would be nice if the first contact in the list staid highlighted.

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  6. Bug fix: message preview does not update after you move a message to a folder.

    When you move a message to a folder, the preview does not update. This is a bug.

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  7. Contact lookup slow

    Improve responsiveness of contact lookup when adding addressees to email messages.

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  8. Optimize ordering/view for new messages

    I usually read messages in the Reading Pane. In the folder listing (Inbox), if I have it sorted newest first, new messages will get scrolled into view (at least a few of them) at the top of the list. If I read the oldest of the new (unread) messages and delete it, the selector jumps to the most recent unread message. So to read new messages in order from oldest to newest, I have to keep clicking in the listing to select the oldest. If I instead sort the listing oldest first, and position at the very bottom, then new…

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  9. reply

    Show reply level and allow for interleaved replies

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  10. Active Connection Status

    Sometimes connection fails because you pop a browser window under a bunch of other windows. Don't do that, obviously. But if you just can't figure out how to fix that, then make the connection status tell the user why Outlook is not connected.

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  11. 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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  12. Allow me to add a new folder while keeping the preview pane open

    I create new folders daily and it would be helpful if the preview pane stays as is while creating a new folder, instead of going blank.

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