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  1. Character count when drafting emails

    I'm in advertising and we often need to check the character count of our copy. It was very convenient to be able to check the character count when drafting an email on my old PC’s Microsoft Outlook since we usually go back and forth with our client.

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  2. show meeting response icon in inbox

    In some recent update (I'm on insider fast), the inbox stopped showing whether invite responses were acceptances or declines - now I have to click on each one to see. Please bring back the icons that show whether the reply accepted the meeting

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  3. Fix inconsistent unread message count

    I currently have 9 unread messages in my Inbox. The app icon in my dock displays 9. However, the unread message count in the sidebar shows 21. Please fix this inconsistency.

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  4. Intune Conditional Access Support

    Please support forcing device enrollment with Intune's conditional access. This is an important security feature.

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  5. Add ability to set background color or images for emails

    Needed ability to set the background color or image for emails.

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  6. Improved contact selection

    The highlighted suggested email contact changes once active directory contacts load in. It would be nice if the first contact in the list staid highlighted.

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  7. Add support for Mark Up (macOS Extension)

    Mark Up in Mail.app is very useful. It would be great to have this in Outlook to mark up items directly w/o having to use Preview to mark them up.

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  8. Dock

    Dock icon indication when Outlook is disconnected / offline

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  9. Bug fix: message preview does not update after you move a message to a folder.

    When you move a message to a folder, the preview does not update. This is a bug.

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  10. Contact lookup slow

    Improve responsiveness of contact lookup when adding addressees to email messages.

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  11. Public folders keep unsubscribing for different users which seems to happen randomly

    Is it possible to make this similar to the way the Windows version behaves that you open Public folders and which ones you have rights to you can access instead of subscribing as the process to add this seems to be failing. If it mirrored Windows then the issue wouldn't matter as people would open the folders first to point to the one they need.

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  12. are you sure

    From Outlook Preferences I should be able to turn on/off ALL "Are you sure" pop-ups.

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  13. Fix the tasks issue when dragged from the calendar.

    Fix the issue when I drag a calendar item to the tasks and the task itself doesn't display correctly. It is shifted to the side and unreadable.

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  14. Optimize ordering/view for new messages

    I usually read messages in the Reading Pane. In the folder listing (Inbox), if I have it sorted newest first, new messages will get scrolled into view (at least a few of them) at the top of the list. If I read the oldest of the new (unread) messages and delete it, the selector jumps to the most recent unread message. So to read new messages in order from oldest to newest, I have to keep clicking in the listing to select the oldest. If I instead sort the listing oldest first, and position at the very bottom, then new…

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  15. reply

    Show reply level and allow for interleaved replies

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  16. Active Connection Status

    Sometimes connection fails because you pop a browser window under a bunch of other windows. Don't do that, obviously. But if you just can't figure out how to fix that, then make the connection status tell the user why Outlook is not connected.

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  17. When adding people to a meeting, Outlook should send an email only to the new participants and not an update to the many other participants

    Minor changes/edits made to meeting invite and/or adding new people should not automatically send an update email to all participants.

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  18. Give an indication of the order of updates. If Mac OS has a security update and Office for Mac has updates. Do the OS upgrade FIRST..

    The Office for Mac update description in the Office for Mac should draw attention to the possibility of corrupting the SQL Lite data base if the Office updates are performed prior to a Mac OS Security (or Other?) update.

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  19. Add Optional or FYI field in Meeting Invite

    Add Optional or FYI field in Meeting Invite to notify meeting attendance is optional people to have visibility to the meeting invite.

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  20. Allow me to add a new folder while keeping the preview pane open

    I create new folders daily and it would be helpful if the preview pane stays as is while creating a new folder, instead of going blank.

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