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  1. Integrate with Time Machine

    Please add integration for Time Machine Backups. Having the ability to restore mails by just clicking on Time Machine would be a major win. Standard Apple Mail provides the ability to navigate through the mails and restore lost or deleted mails within program window, but unfortunately Outlook does not have this feature at the moment.

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  2. allow "Send as Distribution Group", such as Outlook for Windows does.

    Outlook for Mac is not able to send out email as (or on-behalf) a Distribution Group, and always got error message with meaningless error code. However, Outlook for Windows is able to use a Distribution Group as the "From" to send out email long long time ago. This is a very important function for a team who facing users, for example Customer-Support Team or Operation Team.

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  3. rule

    Please allow rules to be applied to the Junk email folder. Currently, if emails are classified as SPAM and put into the Junk folder, then rules are not applied. This has 2 negative effects:
    1. A rule that automatically deletes emails from known bad senders or domains does not work.
    2. A rule that automatically identifies known good senders that end up in SPAM for whatever reason, also do not work.

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  4. Allow simple edits of Pictures within Email Body

    Allow simple edits of Pictures within Email Body.. such as
    - CROP
    Other features such as crop are available in the Windows version.

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  5. Ability to manage PST files wherever I want. for free space in disc

    Important to choose in which folder (like an SD little card) to save or put the mail files, Outlook for mac does not allow to do this, it is practical to leave free space in internal memory of the pc. (this can be done in windows).

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  6. Way to laggy

    This is way to laggy compared to the MAC 2016 version. Connection to Gmail is very slow.

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  7. BUG: "Focused" view of Inbox ignored with filters

    If I'm looking at my "Focused" Inbox (a feature I like, thanks!) and then select a filter, say "Unread", all of a sudden my "Other" Inbox messages are displayed. Oops. I consider this a bug, when I filter, I want to see less, not more. It would be acceptable if "Focused Messages" was one of the filter options and I defaulted to match what view I started the search from. In this case, it would probably be best to expose a new name for this filter and allow the values: focused/other/all.

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  8. Allow users to disable 'glide' cursor animation

    Allow users to disable 'glide' cursor animation

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  9. Feedback: Updating Calendar and BUG to report

    I have been using Outlook for Mac for some time now. There was a recent update that enabled me to add/delete invitees to meetings and only send updates to those added/deleted. Seems that has gone away again. Would REALLY like to ahve that back as I am almost acussed of spamming when i am making regular updates to attendees.

    The new bug I have noticed ocurred today. I cancelled a meeting, and one of the attendees did not get the notification. It's a recurring invite and only cancelled the one ocurrence. I went into the series, and looked at attendee…

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  10. Google Calendar - HTML Integration

    Please allow for HTML content included in the calendar message body to be exchanged between Outlook and Google calendars without corruption.

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  11. add filter bar on top of folders list

    I have a large and deep hierarchy of folders. Navigating them is very painful, especially when trying to move mails from the inbox to those folders. it would be great if there was a filter textbox on the top, where I can enter a portion of the folders name and the list is filtered accordingly

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  12. Enable S/MIME Support for Linked Gmail Accounts

    Would love to see the Gmail/Google Apps integration (when it goes mainstream) have the ability to support S/MIME certificates (similar to the Windows support).

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  14. Give new appointments a default category

    I don't want my events to have "no category" when I create them quickly. Would be great to let me specify a default category for new appointments and meetings.

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  15. Add a Button in the Error Window to Open an Item that won't Sync

    When a local item fails to synchronize properly against Exchange in Outlook for Mac, please add a button to open the offending item directly so it can be fixed. This helps tremendously when a single item in a thread of items with the same name (e.g. a long email thread) and searching for the broken item is very difficult.

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  16. New email/reply split in full screen

    Please add the ability to split the reading pane and message pane when in full screen. resizing windows to fit, is not the way to be productive.

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  17. Re-instate the "Group similar folders, such as Inboxes, from different accounts" preference that was removed in July 2017 Update of Office

    In the July 2017 update of Office 2016, you removed the item:

    Preferences \ Personal \ General \ Folder List \ Group similar folders, such as Inboxes, from different accounts.

    Now we have mailboxes organized like:
    Office365account1
    \Inbox
    \Sent
    \Junk
    \Trash

    Office365account2
    \Inbox
    \Sent
    \Junk
    \Trash

    What we had before was the option to have:
    Inbox
    \Office365account1 (which shows the inbox for that account
    \Office365account2 (which shows the inbox for that account
    \SomeIMAPaccount1 (which shows the inbox for that account.

    Here is the official Outlook for 2016 documentation which shows how to turn this feature on and off.

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Show-separate-inboxes-for-each-account-in-Outlook-2016-for-Mac-08c2cdcd-ca01-4438-84f7-696eb27d8cb0

    Here…

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  18. Outlook macOS - Improvements (ViewPorts & Functionality)

    # MainView (Inbox)
    - implement right sidebar as like in Windows Version with mini calendar and appointments for quick overview

    # Calendar
    - enable more than 3 calendars in Columnview (for powerusers it would be nice to have at least 7 calendars in columnview side by side to organize events and appointments, e.g. across conference rooms.

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  19. Fix Meeting Requests!

    When a client rule moves meetings to a local inbox folder all of the meeting properties are lost. The ability to Accept/Decline/Propose New Time are not there. You need to open the calendar, find the tentative item and process it there.

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  20. Office 365 for Mac: Need to be able to sort or filter by Outlook email category

    Office 365 for Mac: Need to be able to sort or filter by Outlook email category!

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