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  1. Bring back unified subfolders (Junk Mail specifically)

    Bring back unified subfolders (Junk Mail specifically). Office 365 is WAY too aggressive when it comes to marking mail as Junk (everything from GoDaddy is moved to Junk, for example), and with me having 3 email accounts it's a PITA to continually have to check three separate folders. It was much easier when it was just one folder.

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    • Remove "From" field or remove send-as list

      When you add a shared calendar to Outlook 2016, the calendar/person also appears in the "From" dropdown menu when composing a new email. This is confusing for many users.

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      • Add option to set maximum attachment size for IMAP/POP accounts

        Please add an option to set the maximum size for attachments like in the Windows version of Outlook (Registry value MaximumAttachmentSize). This would be helpful to handle internal large messages and to adopt mail size to corporate constraints.

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        • Signature editor redevelopment needed

          Please overhaul the signature editor. The macOS version looks like it was never finished. At least match the windows experience.

          Trying to match the company required signature (which was developed on a pc) is 99% impossible for the average mac user.

          This seems like something that should be a non-issue for a "paid" service.

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          • Abilty to view Team/Shared/Room calendars in the Calendar Folder Pane

            I shift between Outlook for Windows and Outlook for Mac often for work. The Mac version however, does not synchronise shared calendars with Exchange like the Windows version. It would be hugely beneficial if the Mac version could display the folder pane similar to the Windows client which has "My Calendars", all my "Team: ", "Shared", and "Room" calendars that I have saved. Makes it much easier to see my team and meeting room resource availabilities.

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            • make all calendars show when previewing a meeting slot

              currently only default calendar is shown - would be good to be able to select other calendars as well so to be able to see if a meeting conflicts with both personal and business meetings.

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                Use macOS Notifications for Calendar reminders as well.

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                • Default font formating for emails

                  Enable the user to set defaults for the font type, paragraph, color, etc for outgoing new, and replied to emails.

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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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                    • Calendar scrolling

                      I expect the calendar widget to support horizontal scrolling to get to the next week, and the vertical scrolling to get to the next month in month mode - this is what other calendar maps support. A nice-to-have might be pinch-zoom to change between day/week/month view.

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                      • Allow font size in message list to be increased

                        Allow font size in message list to be increased

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                        • more color options preferably darker colors

                          the color options in outlook calendars are hard to distinguish
                          would prefer darker blues and greens

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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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                            • 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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                              • Add alerts in rules as in Outlook for windows

                                I suggest you to add alerts in rules as in Outlook for windows, to have the option to create an alert (like a pop up or play a sound) for a defined rule.

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                                • I want to make Skype calls directly from Outlook; currently that is a 5 step process.

                                  I use Outlook (Mac 2016) and Skype all day. I want to make Skype calls directly from Outlook; currently it is a 5 step process. Am I missing something?

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                                  • Shared calendars appear in "FROM" and "Out of office" fields.

                                    When adding someone (or even a resource) to the shared calendars list, the account of that calendar appears in the From field when sending an email, and appears in the Autoreply Settings as a user you can change this for. There doesn't seem to be anything wrong with security rights, because sending an email or changing the Out of Office (autoreply) settings will get you an error. It clutters up our input fields though.

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                                    • 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.

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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.

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                                        • Add new calendar availability "working elsewhere" as in Windows.

                                          Used frequently now in our company due to flexible working. e.g. Working from Home or other office. Setting the calendar on available leads to people assuming you are in office, on away people feel you are not available for a meeting.

                                          Should be a very easy feature to implement.

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