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  1. 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.

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

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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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            • Creation of Appointments from Email

              In Outlook on Windows I can create an appointment directly from an email. On Mac there's no way to do this, only a meeting, where I am forced to invite someone to it.

              In the meeting dialog there's even what appears to be a button in the ribbon to convert to an appointment, but it doesn't do anything.

              On Windows there's a button in the ribbon for this, or I can drag the email down to the 'calendar' button at the bottom left.

              Every other email client is miles ahead on this, e.g. automatically detecting that an email is about…

              37 votes
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              • Private events from shared calendars does not show

                For over half a year at least this native Exchange feature hasn't worked in Office 365 on Outlook 2011 and 2016.

                259 votes
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                  16 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add option to view tasks by start/due date on week/work week calendar views

                  Feature already exists in Windows version of Outlook. Would love to see it come to the Mac version as well. It's helpful to see tasks by due/start date in the same view as the calendar.

                  12 votes
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                  • Add travel time to Appointment

                    Can you add travel time to and from an appointment time so that it blocks that out as well as the actually appointment?

                    186 votes
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                    • Let us set a default calendar view and default inbox view

                      Really need to be able to configure default views for every app and app section.

                      13 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Joining online meeting from the notification (Skype or Teams) directly opens the meeting in the app

                        A meeting notification contains a "Join Online" button when the meeting has either a Skype or Teams meeting linked to the item. Clicking on this button currently opens the browser. Clicking on this button should instead start the meeting in the appropriate app (Skype or Teams). Like it does on Windows.

                        3 votes
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                        • Improve room and time change visibility on updated meetings

                          When a meeting is updated with a time or room change either a) highlight or b) add context around, whether the time was changed (context: previous time) and/or the room was changed (context: previous room). Problem: when meetings are updated— especially last minute updates or recurring meetings—it is easy for people to miss exactly what changed and cause confusion.

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                          • more than one calendar

                            Need more side by side Calendar, I run a company and need to see all staff calendars side by side, outlook is far better at providing the abitlity to do this, why can't Apple ?

                            5 votes
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                            • Add time to right side of calendar view in week mode

                              I use work week and week mode for my calendar and it would be nice if the time was also on the right side of the window. My calendar is *beyond* ridiculous and there have been more than one occasion where I would be an hour off because my eyes accidentally tracked down or up an hour for an event when looking all the way across the window.

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                              • Add ability to change weather city in calendar

                                Currently, in version 16.16, one cannot change the city the weather feature displays, mine is stuck on Washington. Please add this ability.

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                                • Add a reply all with IM button into meetings like on Windows

                                  On windows I am able to reply all with IM which would start a new Skype for business conference with all attendees. It would be good to have the same on windows, the productivity gain in setting up a meeting like this in a corporate environment for a screen share is immensely necessary!

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Fix the first click on any calendar item

                                    Every time I single LEFT click on a calendar item, I get a popout (which I'd honestly prefer were a right click or at least an option to disable but I digress). But the toolbar items are not enabled after that click (category, Accept/Tentative/Decline are two examples). So I need to awkwardly click around to get the toolbar to enable those if I don't want to (or can't) use the popout. You guys have added a bunch of clicks to what used to be a pretty streamlined process all so you could add a popout that I hate. At least…

                                    11 votes
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                                    • Remove automatic popover when selecting calendar events

                                      Remove automatic popover when selecting calendar events.

                                      When looking at the work week in Outlook and selecting an existing event, there is a delay of ~1s after which a popover is opened that displayes some more details. This popover "Steals" focus from the event making it impossible to quickly move or modify the date/time by dragging the node or edges.

                                      This is extremely annoying and makes a common action that previously "just worked" require multiple clicks, waiting for animations and many seconds of interaction.

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                                      • Create online Microsoft Teams meetings

                                        Now that we've been told that Teams is the way forward, it would be great to be able to create online 'Teams' meetings from within Outlook on a Mac, as well as, or instead of Skype for Business meetings.

                                        19 votes
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                                        • Automatic reporting on time spent based on color coded calendar events

                                          It would be awesome to have Outlook automatically generate a weekly (or monthly, 6-monthly, yearly, etc.) report on how much time I spent on xyz subject, based on how I categorized my calendar events. I already color code/categorize all my meetings and time blocks based on what I'm doing during that time, so it seems like it'd be easy to have Outlook calculate the total time I spent on my blue, orange, etc. categories for the week. I looked for a 3rd party app that would scrape my Outlook calendar for me, but I couldn't find it.

                                          This would be…

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