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  1. 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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    • Please make Outlook search ALL contact groups by default

      Please make Outlook for Mac search ALL contact groups by default. The default has flip-flopped between doing this, and only searching a default Exchange directory, throughout development. We have a read-only Exchange contacts list, so many of our contacts are also in our local address books, so it would be MUCH more convenient to have all contact sources searched at once when we need to.

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      • 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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        • 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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          • mini calendar in mail view!

            Would love to see a mini calendar in the bottom left hand corner that you could click to the left and right to scroll through the year without having to leave the mail pane!!!

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            • notification

              Use macOS Notifications for Calendar reminders as well.

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              • Bring back highlighting emails with same subject line in Date Received view

                Bring back highlighting emails with same subject line in Date Received view

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                • Add+Edit Meeting Organizers

                  It's cumbersome for meeting organizers and attendees every time a meeting organizer needs to change for a recurring meeting--because currently this isn't supported, and you have to cancel the whole meeting and reschedule it. If you could add multiple organizers to the calendar item, it would be so much easier.

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                  • Add delegation for Online (Skype/Lync) Meetings

                    Right now, delegates cannot create meetings on behalf of their boss/manager/delegator. Please add that functionality so that admins can schedule Online Meetings on behalf of their bosses. :)

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                    • Implement True Tagging

                      Outlook supports categories but full tag support would be so much more flexible. Need to be able to quickly and easily create tags on all Outlook objects and quickly create views and search folders based on multiple tags. It needs to be very easy and fast to tag an email. Maybe a hotkey or button where you can enter custom keywords auto-completing existing ones, etc.

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                      • Block ability to Archive Emails to Mac

                        Provide a mechanism to restrict users from archiving emails locally to their Mac. Many corporations restrict this on PC's with PST files and we need a way to do this as Macs continue to grow in the Enterprise environment.

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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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                          • Scroll bar spacing vs message list (mac)

                            Change the spacing in the message scroll bar (mac). Everytime I try to flag/unflag an item it hits the scroll bar.

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

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

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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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                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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.

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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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