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  1. Change display options in Contacts

    Make it poossible to display Contact Names with Last Name first. Instead of 'Jane Doe', I know many want to have Outlook display 'Doe, Jane'

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    • Please allow Contact Groups to migrate from OWA and Outlook (PC) to Outlook for Mac - Business

      Contact Groups previously created on OWA and Outlook (PC) should be able to migrate to Outlook for Mac.

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      • Color coordinated email identification (internal vs external email addresses)

        When you are drafting a new email or replying to an existing email - have the email addresses of the to/cc participants be a different color, which identifies quickly the recipients that are internal vs external. This could be done by identifying in outlook the @microsoft.com vs @abc.com email addresses and color accordingly.

        Why is this helpful? For larger companies sometimes you don't know the 30 people on an email. When you need to take an email thread internal - you have to click on each email to remove the external participants.

        If they were color coordinated - you would…

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        • Outlook should remember a listed by selection when changing a category or an adress book

          Its really annoying, that Outlook always forgets the last selected sort by selection when changing saved searches or categories. Its important to search in Work adress books by Company but in Private adress books by Surame e.g.

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          • Make it seemless for Outlook for Mac to sync with Mac Contacts (including iCloud)

            When you add a new contact in Mac Contacts (which is in sync with iCloud) you should be able to send an email from Outlook to that contact without needing to copy and paste it manually (in the 21st century)

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            • Drag-and-Drop support for Address book in vcard-Format

              Outlook already supports drag and drop for calendar events in the standard ics format. In the same way it would be very helpful to create vcard files from address book entries by drag-and-drop.
              Currently vcard support by drag-and-drop exists in some way, but only works with contacts which exist locally on the computer and it seems that there is no way to transfer them from the server to the computer.

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              • 1 vote
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                • Nicknames

                  Please add nicknames as a search field in the people search display popup window. We have several colleagues who go by a nickname and not their official name and when I search by their nickname it doesn't find them. It does seem to work when I start a new email

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                  • Allow sharing contact subfolders. Users don't want to share all their contacts with their colleagues.

                    Contact sharing is currently not working with contact subfolders. Our users need this functionality to choose what contact they want to share with their colleagues

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                    • Enable SharePoint Contact Lists on Outlook for Mac

                      Enable SharePoint Contact Lists on Outlook for Mac

                      Larger organizations with either "self-hosted" or Office 365 service using SharePoint as their primary source to manage and share internal information are currently unable to connect to SharePoint Contact Lists, using Outlook 2016 for Mac.

                      Please enable Outlook for Mac to Connect to SharePoint Contact Lists.

                      6 votes
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                      • I want to make Skype calls directly from Outlook; currently that is a 5 step process.

                        I use Outlook (Mac 2016) and Skype all day. I want to make Skype calls directly from Outlook; currently it is a 5 step process. Am I missing something?

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                        • Enable changing the view of the contacts especially allowing the option to view then as business cards

                          See above Change the ability to change the view for contacts so that you can see them as a business card.

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                          • Support the GSuite global contacts list (and make it available offline)

                            Currently I only get autocomplete for people I have already emailed, it would be great to be able to autocomplete (and select calendars for) anyone in the GSuite domain (and for off-line email composing have that cached)
                            Ideally if there is additional metadata entered (eg Title, phone number, office location, Manager etc) that would also be available so Outlook could display a hierarchy like it does for Exchange GAL

                            3 votes
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                            • Support for personal Exchange Distribution Lists

                              Please add support in Outlook for Mac for Exchange distribution lists. The lists that I have created in Windows I can only use in Windows or OWA. I do not like having to re-create all of them and have them stored locally on the computer.

                              8 votes
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                              • Modify distribution list membership

                                Have the ability to modify membership for distribution list in the address book as is in the Windows version.

                                16 votes
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                                • Quit using ActiveX for activating Contact Sharing in Sharepoint

                                  Sharepoint is great for connecting address lists with Outlook. But Mac users cannot activate this funktion, because it is only possible with Microsoft Internet Explorer.

                                  Please use another technology for activating the button in Sharepoint.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Global Address Book - Offline

                                    Global Address Book - Offline

                                    Allow the GAB from Exchange to downloaded and/or made available while off net.

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                                    • Signature to contact

                                      Will be great to have an add in to convert a email signature in contacts

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                                      • Fix 2 bugs in Contact/Notes view. 1) First 30-ish characters auto delete and have to be retyped. 2) Font sometimes Calibri sometimes Cambria

                                        Fix 2 bugs.

                                        1) First 30-ish characters automatically delete themselves. You have to retype them. When you retype, they don't delete and you can continue writing the note. Happens every time.

                                        2) Minor, but sometimes Notes appear in Calibri and sometimes in Cambria. Weird. Not a huge deal, but I'm sure that's not how you intended it to be.

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                                        • For the Mac version, add the ability to store images as part of a contact card. In the Win version, many different types of objects may save

                                          In the Win version, many different types of objects may be saved within the contact card (images, excel, word, etc.

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