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  1. Add "New Items" menu to Dock icon

    By right clicking on the dock icon, it would be great to access the "New item" menu. I don't need to see the main Outlook window if I need to create a new email, note, appointment.

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  2. Handle vacations and out-of-office time in the calendar

    How does Outlook calendar STILL not handle vacations and WFH in the calendar? Every workplace I’ve been in has muddled through using appointments to notify their team of vacation time, while the “out of office“ designation is carried to all recipients. This includes jobs at Microsoft.

    How did the default 6am reminder make it out of QA? Who would ever want that?

    4 votes
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  3. Outlook mail seacrch

    Having recently moved to MAC ..... I find the search capability on Outlook mail very frustrating. Simpl things like on a PC .. I could click on 'from column .... type ..Joh and it will sort tos how all mails from name - John On a Mac is ai type Joh ... only last letter is used ... and will sort to fhow 'h'
    Compounded by very poor seach in teh search bar ..... it is very unreliable seach .... and does not seem to support 'Adv' search options as on PC

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  4. Make the Mac version the SAME as the PC version with same tools & options

    Please make all functionalities available in the PC version also available for Macs. Eg. Conditional Formatting, Send and File, allowing us to change our mail view to also incorporate things like the calendar so everything is in the same view! I know these are PC-enabled functionalities but Mac users need the same tools as everyone else! We do business the same way as everyone else within the organization and there seems to be a MASSIVE disparity between the PC suite vs the Mac suite of capabilities in the 2016 Outlook.

    I also find it highly inconvenient that the program doesn't…

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  5. Outlook 365 for Mac

    As it stands, any Mac user with Catalina operating systems are unable to mark incoming emails (in shared email accounts) as spam or as well as Blocking senders. It works fine on a Windows operating system however not at all on a Mac. Junk options are greyed out.

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  6. Allow Outlook users to edit Teams meeting details before invite is sent

    Unlike Outlook on Windows, Mac users cannot edit the Teams meeting details before the invite is sent. This means you cannot add additional international dial in numbers to the invite which is very frustrating.

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  7. Create Adjustable Buffer Time for "Events from Email"

    It is great to have my flight automatically show up on calendar but it does not factor in boarding time and allows people to book during boarding. It would be ideal to have an option to set a buffer time for the automatic meeting. For example for flight I might put 60 minutes buffer so if my flight is from 12:05pm-2:50pm then the calendar would book for 11:05 am to 2:50pm or create two appointments for pre-flight and flight. Same would apply for event, dining, and service events.

    3 votes
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  8. Add a secondary column sort to Outlook for Mac.

    I need the ability to sort first by one column in my outlook (let's say "From") and then sort the "date sent" column too. It doesn't help to find a whole string of emails from myself that I've saved in a folder, but then have them appear in a date order that I can't see the rationale behind at all.

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  9. Change the sort order of tasks so that those with 'No due date' come after the furthest away tasks, not before

    Currently if you sort tasks by Due date it displays as follows:
    Ascending order
    – No due date
    – Soonest dates
    – Furthest away dates

    Descending order
    – Furthest away dates
    – Soonest dates
    – No due date

    Wouldn't it make more sense for those with 'No due date' to come after the Furthest away dates, so that you're most pressing tasks can be ordered to display at the top of the list?

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  10. Provide UNDO for Archive or Delete actions on message windows

    Given that:
    1- By design, each window will have its own Undo list
    2- Opening a message on a separate window and then clicking the Archive or Delete ribbon buttons on the message window, will Archive (or Delete) the message and close the window.

    Result: Because the message window is closed when the action is executed, there is no way to UNDO the Archive and Delete actions when the message was opened on a separate message window.

    Suggestion: on these cases, include the ability to undo the Archive and Delete actions on the parent window (the window where the message…

    3 votes
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  11. hide foot

    make the footer bar optional, possibility to hide it
    It only consumes space and does not provide any value as there is only the number of mails and the sync information

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  12. teams meeting details should appear at top of meeting invite

    When inviting people to a teams meeting on the Mac the meeting details are added to the bottom of the email and people often say that the joining information is missing however if this was at the top of the email /invite it would be easier and more obvious when they are joining the meeing.

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  13. Slow to detect internal network

    It is so slow to detect that it is on internal network. At least 2-3 times a pop up displays. After that couple of re-authentication pop up, even though credentials are stored in keychains. Then it starts working.

    Also, there is no auto reconnection when connection is lost. Why???

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  14. It would be very useful if you can add a reminder based on a calendar sheet instead of showing the date and time.

    It would be very useful if you can add a reminder based on a calendar sheet instead of showing the date and time.

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  15. Save as PDF - PDF version standard

    Export/Save as PDF should use the same PDF version standard across all Microsoft products for example version 1.7 regardless if using Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, or Microsoft Online and regardless of using the option use Microsoft online service to generate the PDF or using the local service.
    This consistency is critical to having a consistent and supported cross platform user experience with PDFs being used or printed which were created by Microsoft products.

    4 votes
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  16. Add facility to print entire email chain

    Add the Outlook for PC facility to print an entire email chain to Outlook for Mac

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  17. search

    Please reinstate the quick refinements for "from:", "to:" and "contains:" to be added to keywords entered into the search box in Outlook for Mac 2016.

    The new predictive algorithm and search suggestions don't work for me at all – sometimes I need to find emails "from X", sometimes I need the ones sent "to X" and sometimes I want emails that "contain X" where X is a person's name, a company, or a product.

    The previous refinements made it fast to find emails and switch the filtering. The new way involves multiple clicks, or setting up saved searches – it's so much…

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  18. Be able to create personal notes within an email

    It would be nice to be able to create notes within an email for personal use/reminder.

    The idea is to have an Icon next to the other Trash, Archive and Flag Icons.
    When you click on Notes Icon it pops up and you can make notes or see your notes about that email.

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  19. Automatic assignment of Meeting Rooms

    When I schedule a meeting (series of meeting ) it is difficult to get same meeting room for entire duration (entire series). To add to complexity, when there are participants from multiple location and we need to book a room for each location across the globe it gets more challenging. I want outlook to come up with smart meeting room allocation algorithm to pick up a meeting room from each location whichever are available for the time slot of a meeting. Algorithm could assign different rooms at different location for each occurrence of the meeting but at the time of…

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  20. Provide "emails received that day" from a day being viewed on Calendar

    As a user, I often wish to see emails received on a past day or week of my calendar. I would like a contextual command to construct an email search criteria from the selected Calendar view.

    "Emails received that day|week"

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