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  1. Single Sign On support for Office365

    I'd like to see Office 365 support SSO/ADFS authentication. Other enterprise applications (e.g. Cisco Jabber) have incorporated ADFS based authentication. Ideally, in the controlled enterprise infrastructure, clients log into the computer with their AD based credentials, launch Office365, and are automagically authenticated with their O365 license with the credentials they've logged into the computer with.

    11 votes
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  2. Make the message list clearer

    All the messages on the list look the same; new emails should be in bold and emails should be colored by category as they were in 2011. As it is now, different messages are not easily visually differentiated.

    17 votes
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  3. Remove the ⌘<Return> shortcut for sending an email

    It's simple: when typing is quite easy to accidentally hit ⌘<Return> which now acts as a shortcut for sending an email. This is highly annoying as you end up unintentionally sending an email before you finished it.

    5 votes
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  4. Chinese characters input issue

    I got problem when inputting Chinese character. Chinese Pinyin will always come out together with Chinese Character

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  5. autocorrect

    Autocorrect does not take advantage of MacOS Text Replacement: Should be able to import text replacement from MacOS or automatically be added

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  6. 3 votes
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  7. add British English spellings

    Please add BRITISH ENGLISH spell check.

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  8. add the shortcut Command + return to save and close an open appointment

    an optimal shortcut that mirrors a similar action of sending an email. This shortcut was present in Outlook for Mac 2011.

    4 votes
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  9. Hide/Delete Groups Folder in Outlook

    Hello.
    Will you solve this in future? https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook/hidedelete-groups-folder-in-outlook/725fc11a-841f-4702-9815-886ad8432aae

    It's great that Microsoft wants to add new features to Outlook, and I'm sure many will get a lot of use out of Groups, but as a rule any new feature that impacts a display (such as the folder pane) should be able to be disabled, or at a minimum, hidden.

    Please, if you giv the users new feature, giv them choice to use or not.
    Thank you

    3 votes
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  10. Allow BCC on meeting invites

    Allow BCC on meeting invites (adding recipients as resources does not make the invitee list invisible to other invitees). Needed for OOO notifications.

    9 votes
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  11. Change initials bubble

    Change the initials bubble to match the way your corporate directory presents names (last, first vs. first last)

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  12. All optional removal "Online Meeting" button

    We use another online meeting solution instead of Skype, but still use Skype for IM. It would be nice to be able to remove the "Online Meeting" button to prevent users from adding a Skype meeting.

    3 votes
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  13. Automatically add "Delegate" mailboxes

    In Outlook for PC, if I am added as a delegate in Office 365 to someone's account, that mailbox and calendar AUTOMATICALLY populates into my outlook. On mac, not only do i have to manually add them, but if the user is a PAST employee that i am managing the account for a period of time, I have to leave them visible in the GAL in order to add them as a delegate. On outlook for PC, past employees can be shared and hidden from the GAL but still appear in outlook.

    16 votes
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  14. Grammar Check

    Grammar check in Outlook is incorrect much of the time. Consult with a live human who understands grammar.

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  15. form

    Forms at enterprise level (compatible both in macOS and Windows)

    3 votes
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  16. Add pinch zoom or reader view to mail

    Enable pinch-to-zoom support in mail preview pane and/or a Safari-like Reader view to get rid of small fonts or badly formatted HTML mails.

    11 votes
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  17. Quick jump to top of message list

    When doing message searches or reordering message lists, you often find yourself in the middle of a long list and have to manually scroll to the top. Add a qquick "jump to top of list' feature -- modeled after Apple iPhone 'jump to top' that is incorporated into many of its apps.

    4 votes
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  18. I suggest you create the ability to make calendar meeting templates

    I would like to see the ability to create a calendar meeting template that can be saved and distributed as a file.

    For my own needs, this would allow me to have anyone from my company create and schedule a meeting with me and have the same standard universalized content since the necessary info that I need will be included in my template for each individual to fill out per their own meeting needs.

    4 votes
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  19. Add Subtasks!!!

    Ability to add subtasks nested under each parent task, that can be shown or hidden, and individually completed/checked.

    9 votes
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  20. Good morning. Why can't support "delivery confirmation" and improve public folders management as Outlook for Windows? Thank you

    Good morning. Why can't support "delivery confirmation" and improve public folders management as Outlook for Windows? Thank you

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