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  1. Reformat 'mailto' links dragged into 'To:' form as email addresses

    Reformat 'mailto' links dragged into 'To:' form as email addresses

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    • Review resources Outlook is using

      Since version 15.29 Outlook is always keeping my Mac running hot. It is always listed as the application using the most energy. As soon as I close Outlook my fan turns off. And I'm using a brand new MacBook Pro.

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      • Forward meeting invitations, like in Outlook for Windows

        In Outlook for Windows you can forward a meeting invite received by person A (the organiser) to a person B. The result is that the person B receives the same meeting invite, can accept and gets a meeting entry in his calendar, and the original organiser gets notified that another person will attend the meeting. All future updates of the meeting by the organiser, will go to all attendees, including person B.
        with Outlook for Mac, this does not work :-( I can forward a meeting invite, but as an email. That's not useful. The additional invited person must create…

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        • Drag and Drop email to create new item

          On the Windows based version of Outlook, you can drag and drop emails to either the calendar, tasks, or contacts to create new items. The subject of the email becomes the calendar or task subject and the body of the email goes in the notes field.
          Bring this functionality to the Mac version so that drag and dropping of emails works to other areas of Outlook.

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          • replied message indicator

            let's keep the replied message indicator present even when mousing over a message to which you have replied

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            • 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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              • Stop crashing on license validation

                Outlook does license validation ALOT. Anytime I move around with changes in my network connection, Outlook freezes. I have to force quit and it rarely gets the latest versions of the emails I had open. It saves some old version. Usually when it comes back it tries to do a license validation again. These freezes always seem to be related to a frozen or unsuccessful license validation. You guys have obviously gone overboard pinging the license server and not written enough error handling when the connection isn't available. Please please please fix this.

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                • VIP mail

                  Add the ability to designate key contacts for mail filtering and priority (see Apple Mail, AirMail 3.0, etc)

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                  • Fix the calendar categories

                    My calendar is showing "categories," or calendars that I didn't create, the events show up with a clear color on the calendar.

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                    • 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.

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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.

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                        • Add support for team calendars

                          One of the biggest things I miss in Outlook 2016 for Mac vs the Windows version is that when I go into calendar view I don't see my team members, nor do I see a way to add them or anyone else in my organization.
                          In Windows I can add individuals in my organization whose names then appear in the sidebar under the 2 months displayed (where the "categories" currently are in the Mac version). I can just check the boxes next to their names and their schedules show up next to mine. Makes it much easier to find free…

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                          • Add To Do Bar in Mail View

                            Please can we have a To Do bar in the mail view of Outlook for Mac 2016, pretty useful for Business users

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                            • Smart folder position

                              The possibility to change the position of the Smart Folders on the left pane.

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                              • I would like to see Quick Part functionality implemented as in the Windows Version.

                                I would like to see Quick Parts implemented as in the Windows Version.

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                                • 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…

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                                  • Approvals for moderated distribution lists/distribution groups

                                    Approvals for moderated distribution lists/distribution groups

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                                    • Import / Export Options

                                      Export multiple contacts to a single vCard so it can be imported into Gmail or iCloud. In other words upgrade vCard to be standards compliant.

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                                      • add a progress bar or sending an

                                        Add a progress bar for sending an email in outlook 2016 , this was present in outlook 2010 for mac but not in 2016 - helpful if sending lots of attachments and the email times out. On outlook 2016 a critical email may fail and I have no idea.

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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.

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