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  1. Restore AppleScript support for third party apps

    Because of the current implementation of sandboxing, third party apps can no longer interact with Outlook (I'm thinking about SpamSieve, but it applies to a number of apps).
    There are ways around that and I would love the future versions of Outlook to allow AppleScript from third party apps again.

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      0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Addins or plugins

      A critical function of plugins is missting from the Mac version of Outlook. This affects the ability to do a lot of things like voice mail, box, Google Drive, or any other productivity tie-in that could make productivity better.

      3 votes
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      • I suggest you make it so you can see attachments full filenames.

        The attachment filenames are truncated so it is impossible to tell which file is which if you have attachments with the same start to the filename.

        15 votes
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        • enable Time Share on Microsoft Outlook 2016 for Mac

          Currently unable to use the Time Share add in on the desktop application.

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          • Allow .ICS calendar invites to create entries in Exchange-managed account calendar instead of only the local account.

            "On My Computer" email is never used in a business environment because it's local. Businesses use Exchange or other services so employees can manage their services across multiple devices. .ICS calendar invites always open in "On My Computer" calendar, which is useless.

            20 votes
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            • Add Hybrid support of Online Archiving for Outlook for Mac

              Add Hybrid support of Online Archiving for Outlook for Mac

              3 votes
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              • notification

                Use macOS Notifications for Calendar reminders as well.

                29 votes
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                • Regression in Mac Outlook mail categories

                  Most recent "slow update" of Mac Outlook disables ability to select multiple mail items and apply category. Why?

                  4 votes
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                  • Approvals for moderated distribution lists/distribution groups

                    Approvals for moderated distribution lists/distribution groups

                    17 votes
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                    • Improve performance

                      Performance seems to be getting worse and worse. Regularly uses 60-100% CPU and often the 'beach ball'

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                      • Add New Skype Meeting button

                        Need the ability to schedule a Skype Meeting with a button in the calendar as can be done in the Windows Outlook 2016 client.

                        28 votes
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                        • Add support for 0365 groups

                          Please add support for Office365 groups to Outlook 2016 for Mac desktop client. This functionality has existed in Windows since Outlook 2013 and the Office 365 Groups app has been available for iOS for a while now.
                          please add this to Outlook for Mac!

                          72 votes
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                          • Categorize Before Save

                            Currently when creating a new appointment, the Categorize Button is Greyed Out until the appointment is Saved. Instead, Categorize should be an option that can be used before final saving.

                            3 votes
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                            • Really would like a single page view option for Contacts in Outlook for Mac (like the Windows version offers).

                              Really would like a single page view option for Contacts in Outlook for Mac (like the Windows version offers). This would make it much easier and faster to move between portions of the contact information and add notes (which I use extensively).

                              5 votes
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                              • Add shortcuts on top of folders' list

                                Add the most used and favorite folders on top of the folder list in mail pane

                                43 votes
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                                • Folder Backup

                                  How about the ability to archive folders like on the PC?

                                  4 votes
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                                  • HTML Import for Mailtemplates

                                    Import from URL or HTML-File to create Mails from a Mailtemplate.

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                                    • Improve Task Management

                                      Most of my tasks arrive as email. I need a quick easy way to turn an email into a Task. Follow up is not sufficient.

                                      56 votes
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                                        6 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Outlook for Mac support creating calendar events and tasks from emails by
                                        - Dragging and dropping email to the calendar or task view (bottom of sidebar)
                                        - Top Message menu or context menu > Create

                                      • multiple language

                                        working with multiple language in outlook for mac is a real nightmare. We are a global company dealing daily with email in at least 2 languages and often 3. For every single mail we write, since there is no smart language identification, we do need to write email, select the contact and go to language to switch the languages - which is ridiculous. Word detects the language in few words, and even writing an email on smartphone today has this feature.

                                        68 votes
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                                        • Increase the password character limit in Outlook for Mac - Business

                                          Seems to be a character limitation in the OLforMac 2016 client. Same passphrase works in Skype and Windows but not in the OL for Mac 2016 client. Shorter passphrase worked, but my new one (36 characters) no longer authenticates me.

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