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  1. Dark mode reading pane is unusable in latest version

    I just updated to the latest version of Office for Mac that support Dark Theme in MacOS Mojave. I like using Dark Theme and am excited that Outlook is joining the team, but I am disappointed to see that the reading pane is still in light mode. It is jaring to see the reading pane next to the rest of the program. Is there a way to make the reading pane be dark as well?

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  2. Allow email accounts to be reordered to my liking rather than having them in alphabetical order with no way to arrange them.

    In outlook for windows you can drag and drop the email accounts to reorder them however you like. I would like to see this functionality in outlook for mac as well.

    8 votes
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  3. 3 votes
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  4. dwillis@shutterfly.com

    If an email is assigned a category and that email is used to create a task or meeting, then the category should still be attached to the task/meeting.

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  5. Show folder where messages are stored when producing the list of messages after a Search

    I have a large email collection arranged in a complex hierarchy of folders, both on the server and on my computer. I would find it very useful to tell where each message is stored when I look at the result of a search on all available email folders. Sometimes I am just looking to see if some messages are lost in the wrong folder...

    7 votes
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  6. Meeting preview should show date.

    In Mail view, when a message is previewed that is a meeting invitation, the preview should show the day and date and not just the contents of the day.

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  7. stationery

    Please add stationery to Outlook for Mac (the same as in Outlook for Windows). It is a useful yet often overlooked feature.

    4 votes
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  8. Create a sorting option that will first sort by the status group names, then sort by date within the groups.

    With all of the complexities of the ways you can sort mail, this basic functionality is missing. I want the default view to be my newest unread messages at the top of the inbox. Thanks to Diane Poremsky MVP, I understand that it is possible to use the View > Filter By > Unread command to show only unread messages, then flip the arrow to show newest on top. But then you can't see the read messages, and if you take the filter off or do a search, it changes the order of the unread so that the oldest are…

    2 votes
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  9. 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

    35 votes
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  10. Allow the user to "pin" an email to the top of their inbox, like on Outlook.com

    For my corporate email, I use outlook.office.com, Outlook for Mac, and Outlook for Windows, and Outlook for Android.

    I love the web client's ability to "pin" important emails to the top of my inbox. Since this feature is not supported on any other client, I end up using both the web and desktop clients throughout the day. It is very frustrating!

    6 votes
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  11. Improve search feature 'quick suggestions' behavior

    The 'Quick Suggestion' search feature will offer to search for emails from a certain contact when you start typing a contact name.
    This is great, but:
    1. right now when selecting such a Quick Suggestion this results in a "from: firstname lastname" search
    2. search results in this case will not show all emails coming from this person
    3. manually seaching (not using quick suggestion) for "from: firstname.lastname@emaildomain.com" do show all emails coming from this person

    It would be more intuitive that a Quick Suggestion to search for the emails of a certain person will produce search results that…

    3 votes
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  12. Include option to disable DELETE ALL trash can in the Outlook Organize tab (Mac)

    I’ve been burned again by Outlook (Mac)….
    I accidentally selected DELETE ALL twice now over the last month or so, deleting massive numbers of emails before I was able to stop it, particularly the first time. I was able to recover both times, but it is a BIG HASSLE and some mail was likely lost in the process.
    This happened to me twice, early in the morning, right after I got up and not completely awake. Both times I was checking and deleting some emails and selected a few to delete. My Outlook page just happened to be open in…

    1 vote
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  13. Add a calendar when flagging an e-mail for follow-up. It prompts for a date (e.g. 2/2/2019), but you have to guess if that's a weekday.

    Pop up a view of a month, and select a day rather than having to enter a date that may not be a normal business day.

    4 votes
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  14. Create a button of Send & Archive conversation

    Create a button of Send & Archive to increase productivity
    Some other email Apps have this functionality and it is very handy

    6 votes
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  15. nested Smart Folders (like Mac Mail's Smart Mailboxes)

    If you use smart searches a lot, this is a handy way to keep organized and keep similar searches together.

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  16. Bulk download email attachments from multiple emails

    Ability to select multiple emails and download attachments to a specified folder (with one click) - a feature previously enabled on Outlook for Mac 2016.

    I receive a large volume of emailed purchase orders and invoices daily which I need to save to a folder and upload to an accounting system. It is very time consuming and tedious having to select individual messages and attachments for download. Currently when you select multiple messages and right click download, it only does the first or last email attachment, not all email attachments.

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  17. Also search in attachment in Outlook for Mac

    Outlook for Mac uses spotlight and does not search keywords in attachments. On windows, web-based outlook and on iPhone, this works perfectly. I suggest that search is also extended to search in the attachments

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  18. add a preference to set the default time on a reminder

    When setting a reminder on a flagged email, it defaults to setting the time to a half hour before my end of day.

    I'd rather get my reminders at the start of the day. Please add a Preference to set the default time.

    3 votes
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  19. Remove the Unsubscribe button at the top for all subscription based emails

    There is an annoying feature that appears for some emails- an "Unsubscribe" button that appears below the sender-subject-retention policy header. I'd like the option to turn this off or remove it.

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  20. Add a "Paste as Quote" or "Copy as Quote" feature

    Sometimes we need to quote from one email to send to someone else. Give me an option to copy or paste as a quote so the quote indent and attribution follow the text, rather than trying to either make that manually, or to create a reply then copy that into a new message (eg when trying to collect separate quotes from separate responses into one message).

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