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  1. Delve People Preview Pane

    Similar to the Delve people pane that appears on Outlook 365 web, can a rich people pane appear when clicking a user's name - displaying elements like org chart, contact details, photo, files etc.

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  2. Allow addition of a location when adding appointments from the calendar view.

    Adding an appointment the two most important pieces of information are 1) Time & 2) LOCATION! My appointments are of varying time and are all over our campus. Forcing me to create an appointment, finish it, then double click it to open up a giant form only to enter a room number is ridiculous.

    3 votes
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  3. 5 votes
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  4. Allow pausing incoming messages

    Sometimes when working I don't want to be interupted everytime a new message comes in-I need to hold off on receiving mail, though I need to stay online to plan, review calendars, older emails etc (so Work Offline" isn't an option). Push is great when you want to be in constant contact, but it doesn't help you focus. I would like to have a Mail Snooze button that would let me choose to not receive new email for 15/30/1hr/8hr etc. Let me work uninterrupted.

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  5. Improve AutoFormat hyphens and dashes

    I’d like to propose a feature improvement.

    I quite like Word’s (and Outlook’s and other office’s apps) auto-formatting feature (i.e. converting hyphen to en dash, proper quotes, periods etc.).
    Just recently I learned that using en dash is actually wrong in many of the contexts it is used by Outlook/Word. I believe machines are now powerful enough so a bit of AI can be put in place and get the hyphen/en-dash/em-dash/figure-dash to much better place than they are right now.

    It could greatly improve the visual appeal of the text.

    Thank you!

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  6. ruler

    Please make it possible to view the ruler in an email message.

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  7. Allow creation of a search folder for mails that are unread or flagged

    On the Windows version, I can create a search folders that shows me all messages that are either unread or flagged. The Mac version does not allow this, as all search criteria are combined with the AND operator. Please allow combination with OR as well.

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  8. Propose New Time for Meeting Series

    Please enable Propose New Time for Meeting Series. Right now, I have to propose new times for each individual meeting in the series, which is quite tedious.

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  9. Change the way emails are displayed.

    Replies to emails should not display separately. It takes up way too much space in my inbox. The email thread should just show as a new email when someone replies but on the same line.... if that makes sense.

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  10. Allow CMD+C to copy receipt address

    Allow CMD+C to copy sender address without a need to open a contact

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  11. Move appointments to different calendars

    Within O365 web or Outlook for Windows if after creating an appointment you recognize that it has been created in the wrong calendar or calendar folder you are able to reassign it. This is a needed feature on Outlook for Mac.

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  12. add an option to choose the timezone in outlook calander manually

    The timezone in calendar is set as UTC by default, which can not be changed. I suggest that you can manuelly choose the timezone you want to use in Outlook calendar. This prevents the annoying messages of different time zones in outlook.

    3 votes
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  13. Restore the Check Names button with IMAP/LDAP Directory Services

    Since the Mac Outlook 15.17 version was released, the Check Names button is no longer available with IMAP/LDAP Directory Service email accounts. Every subsequent update through the current 15.22.0 (160506) has the same problem. This Check Names button is grayed-out and unavailable for name resolution against an LDAP DS. The keyboard command Ctrl+Cmd+C also does not work. Check Names appears to only be available with Exchange accounts now.

    This issue has not been resolved from versions 15.17 through 15.33 (170315) and affects all my business clients on Mac.

    Xpost from https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook-mso_mac/mac-outlook-1517-check-names-button-no-longer/05d1e88d-6791-42e8-afae-8c4457fc29d1
    & https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/13858062-restore-the-check-names-button-with-imap-ldap-dire

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  14. thread mails using In-Reply-To header

    Many mailing lists set the In-Reply-To header, to indicate that the mail is a reply to another. However outlook does not seem to respect this header, and thus the mail thread is not correctly detected. When using alternative programs, for example Apple's Mail.app, the mails are shown correctly threaded.

    4 votes
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  15. Signature

    Add coloured text in signature!

    It seems that this possibility was taken away after your last update (ver: 15.34 (170419). All my coloured text in signature turn black.

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  16. Add the ability to copy the task list for pasting in another program

    In Outlook for Windows, you can select multiple Tasks in the Task List, click Copy, then paste the list into another tool (e.g. Excel). Doing this is really handy for quickly generating a list of tasks to save or send elsewhere.

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  17. creating own colours for categories

    The variety is to limited

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  18. Allow color coding of folders, make folders=categories

    Sifting through folders and organizing emails is very time-consuming now because you can't color code them, add icons, or visually differentiate them on the sidebar. So when you're looking for which folder to put an email into, it's hard to immediately spot it. Also, folders are limiting because if an email fits in 2 categories, you have to duplicate it and put it in both. Categories, on the other hand, seriously rock because you can quickly tell which one they are because you can assign a color, and because you can give one email multiple categories. I would love to…

    39 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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.

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