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  1. Add Preference to Disable/Enable Left-Right Swiping in Mailbox

    Users with a Magic Mouse/TrackPad have likely experienced, as I have, that when selecting messages in a mailbox (Inbox, drafts, Sent, etc.), it is far too easy to swipe left or right and show the options to "Delete" or "Archive" a message. I'm sure this is necessary on a mobile device, but on a desktop device using an input like Magic Mouse, it is really annoying. It could also be potentially dangerous if you accidentally Delete or Archive a message unknowingly.

    There should be an preference/option to disable that swiping gesture from the message list.

    376 votes
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  2. Remove Send button from Touch Bar

    MS has started to integrate the touch bar into the Office suite- which is awesome. I’ve seen some improvements to my workflow. However, the last update has added a “send” button to Outlook. In the last two days, I have accidently sent several messages while still composing. MS needs to allow configuration of the touch bar, or move/remove the send button ASAP.

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  3. Signature Editor - Export/Import

    As described in my detailed post (https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook-mso_mac-mso_o365b/outlook-2016-mac-signatures-how-to-export-import/1bfa4b27-4ea4-46c1-8263-c92ae557b277) the Signature editor in Outlook for Mac 2016 needs an import/export feature. It is very difficult to format a signature because there is no real "editor" in the tiny window, no way to easily choose fonts, colors, styles, etc. And the copy/paste of HTML content is very buggy and often ends up looking terrible.

    It is possible, with a lot of work and careful tweaking, to create a halfway-decent looking signature. However - there is no way to "back up" or transfer this to another machine, so you basically have to…

    104 votes
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    Good news. Starting in the April production release (version 16.12) there is an improved signature editor in Outlook for Mac, addressing this key piece of feedback:

    “It is very difficult to format a signature because there is no real “editor” in the tiny window, no way to easily choose fonts, colors, styles, etc. "

    Please refer to the Outlook Blog on Tech Community for more details:
    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Outlook-Blog/Outlook-for-Mac-adds-improved-signature-editor-in-Insider-Fast/ba-p/173313

    We are marking this suggestion as Completed for the improved editor functionality. If you still require import and export of signatures, please open a new suggestion for consideration.

    Thanks,
    Outlook for Mac team

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  5. drag and drop attachments from email

    The new updates have removed the ability to drag and drop attachments from emails. The windows version still has this. I should be able to drag an attachment to another email without downloading it or drag and drop the attachment to the desktop.

    49 votes
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  6. read receipts

    Please enable read receipts in the MAC version of Outlook!

    363 votes
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  7. New message in bold and blue

    Since the update from last monday of Outlook (now 15.32) for Mac the incoming mail is now in font medium and black in stead of bold and blue. Can you please change it back to bold and blue? Also there is a line between the mails that doesn't make it easier to watch.

    73 votes
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  8. Add, edit and format tables

    Need ability to add, edit and format tables like in Word and Outlook for Windows

    189 votes
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  9. OneNote Integration

    Integrate Outlook for Mac with Onenote for Mac. Having the ability to single click an email to add to OneNote is a major win.

    129 votes
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    The OneNote team has started pushing out the new OneNote O365 add-in in production. It will be a gradual rollout that will happen over the 2nd quarter of 2019. This add-in will support sending mails and events (meetings) to your notebooks.

    Thanks!
    The Outlook for Mac Team

  10. I suggest you make it possible to create email templates (OFT) in Outlook 2016 for Mac.

    I suggest you make it possible to create email templates (OFT) in Outlook 2016 for Mac.

    187 votes
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  11. Improve Task Management

    Most of my tasks arrive as email. I need a quick easy way to turn an email into a Task. Follow up is not sufficient.

    57 votes
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  12. I suggest you make it possible to adjust the font size in the email list pane and the folder list pane.

    I read email with the reading pane below so I can see the subject, from, to, and date received, clearly. But because the fonts are so large I cannot display more than ten listed emails. In my non-Outlook client I can see 30. The same is true for my folders list. Smaller font makes more visible on the screen

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    Good news. Beginning in the March production release of Outlook for Mac (version 16.11), you can now increase or decrease the text size in the sidebar, message list, and reading pane. Go to Preferences > Fonts > Text display size to select a smaller or larger text size.

    Please refer to the release notes article here:
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/release-notes-for-office-2016-for-mac-ed2da564-6d53-4542-9954-7e3209681a41

    Thanks,
    Outlook for Mac team

  13. Add favorites section.

    I use a lot of Outlook rules to have mail "Skip my inbox" and go directly to another folder. In outlook 2013 for PC, I can easily keep track of incoming mail to those folders by populating the "FAVORITES" section with each of those sub-folders. In Outlook 2016 for Mac, I have to make sure my ENTIRE folder structure is expanded and constantly scroll through it to make sure I haven't missed anything. Please add the "Favorites" feature as it's one of the only things keeping me from being productive.

    12 votes
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  14. favourites

    I want to see favourites on my mac the same as on my pc. I have many email accounts and i want to choose what/how many i see by default. Seeing all inboxes is really distracting for me now on mac 2016.

    61 votes
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  15. The Format Painter

    I'd like to dedicate my Outlook for Mac - buisness votes to this feature also detailed here https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/14894964-format-painter

    As the support page FAQ says, it is not yet available. https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Format-email-messages-in-Outlook-2016-for-Mac-cb35806b-4174-41d2-9cba-b6b624d988b3?ui=en-US&rs=en-GB&ad=GB

    Having just transitioned to mac from windows I think this is the thing a actually miss most. So many valuable minutes wasted trying to match fonts.

    56 votes
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  16. Add shortcuts on top of folders' list

    Add the most used and favorite folders on top of the folder list in mail pane

    43 votes
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