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  1. Support Free/Busy Scheduling in Google Calendar

    Visibility into a colleague's schedule is a cornerstone feature of Google Calendar usage at our office. Please, consider support.

    34 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Blue fonts for unread messages is hard to read

      Give options for color or style of unread messages. The default blue is difficult for many people to read.

      32 votes
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      • Make the Mac version the SAME as the PC version with same tools & options

        Please make all functionalities available in the PC version also available for Macs. Eg. Conditional Formatting, Send and File, allowing us to change our mail view to also incorporate things like the calendar so everything is in the same view! I know these are PC-enabled functionalities but Mac users need the same tools as everyone else! We do business the same way as everyone else within the organization and there seems to be a MASSIVE disparity between the PC suite vs the Mac suite of capabilities in the 2016 Outlook.

        I also find it highly inconvenient that the program doesn't…

        29 votes
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        • 27 votes
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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.

            27 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add high contrast themes

              As I'm getting older I find it harder to distinguish between very slight differences in contrast and hard to see very light text on light colored background. Please add a high contrast theme to Outlook. The new theme would be especially helpful on the folder list. Best would be capability to have purely black background with white letters or the reverse, white background with black letters. The current white background with light grey letters is killing my eyes.

              27 votes
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                3 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Bring back flagged message highlights like iOS app

                In the spring of 2016, you guys added flagged message highlighting which was phenomenal! Matched the feature present in the iOS app. And then sometime in August, you guys removed the feature. Please add it back in and make it optional for people to use!

                25 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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…

                  25 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow group by subject, sort by date, outside of conversations

                    I would like to be able to select: arrange by subject, newest on top, show in groups. This would work just like arrange by conversations, newest on top, show in group, except it would work for messages that have the same subject but are not in a conversation.

                    Here's the use case: my corp wiki sends me a message whenever a page I'm watching is updated. There's a lot of these. The subject is always: "[Wiki] title-of-the-page-that-was-updated". So when someone saves frequently while working on a page I get a lot of messages with the same subject, but they are…

                    24 votes
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                      5 comments  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Attachment support for calendar and tasks

                      Add attachment support for calendar items and tasks. Also it should be possible to easily create a new task or calendar item with an email as attachment.

                      23 votes
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                      • Copying calendar items

                        When I am entering a reoccurring meeting that has no fixed days and intervals you have to enter the calendar items one by one. Copying and then change the date will help enourmously.

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                          1 comment  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Improve performance

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

                          23 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Calendar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • CardDAV Support

                            CardDAV Support

                            23 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Mail  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Assign Tasks

                              Need the ability to assign tasks to others

                              23 votes
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                              • Enable the Mac client to be able to move message(s)/folders to on-line archive. Today, has to be done message by message.

                                My company uses O365 with On-line archive. Under the Mac client, we have to move individual messages one at a time. Can't move multiple messages or whole folders.

                                23 votes
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                                • 22 votes
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                                  • always use single-line layout

                                    I miss the "Always use single-line layout" feature from Outlook for Windows. In Outlook Mac, when the reading pane is on the Right, the message list cannot be single-line.

                                    22 votes
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                                    • For Mac OS Outlook, allow user to select option to not deleted accepted meeting invitations, the same as the MS Windows versions.

                                      For Mac OS Outlook, allow user to select option to not deleted accepted meeting invitations, the same as the MS Windows versions.

                                      22 votes
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                                      • free/busy

                                        See free/busy info in Calendar view without creating an invitation or being granted Reviewer permission. O365 on an Exchange Server.

                                        22 votes
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                                        • Add possibility attach files to calendar invitations

                                          It would be good to add things like PDFs, as sometimes agendas come in that form.

                                          21 votes
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