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  1. 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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    • Add favorites section.

      I use a lot of Outlook rules to have mail "Skip my inbox" and go directly to another folder. In outlook 2013 for PC, I can easily keep track of incoming mail to those folders by populating the "FAVORITES" section with each of those sub-folders. In Outlook 2016 for Mac, I have to make sure my ENTIRE folder structure is expanded and constantly scroll through it to make sure I haven't missed anything. Please add the "Favorites" feature as it's one of the only things keeping me from being productive.

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      • rules for categories

        implement rules for categories in calendar..used to be able to add rule if calendar appt or mtg request includes mtg or meeting auto color it blue for instance

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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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          • Direct action on notification

            In the notification window displayed when we receive a new mail, please give the ability to : remove the email, mark the email with a flag, add to email to junk or move the email to "Others" or "Important".

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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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              • Add option to remove new grid lines

                The latest update to the Outlook client (15.32) on mac adds horizontal grid lines to the message list (preview pane turned off), but added no discernible option to turn them off. The visual clutter really slows me down and I'm surprised MS would make such a significant, draconian (and completely arbitrary) change to the interface without giving users the option to revert it. Was this even user-tested on customers who had Outlook already configured without the grid lines? Please surface an option to turn them off ASAP.

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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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                  • Should be able to decline future occurrences of a meeting without deleting all history of old instances

                    Should be able to decline future occurrences of a meeting without deleting all history of old instances or having the meeting creator change the entire series for everyone.

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                    • Allow BCC on meeting invites

                      Allow BCC on meeting invites (adding recipients as resources does not make the invitee list invisible to other invitees). Needed for OOO notifications.

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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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                        • Add pinch zoom or reader view to mail

                          Enable pinch-to-zoom support in mail preview pane and/or a Safari-like Reader view to get rid of small fonts or badly formatted HTML mails.

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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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                            • One-click unread toggle

                              On the Windows version, a blue bar on the left in the message list shows the (un)read status of the email. With one click there, you can toggle between the states. There should also be a one-click toggle on the Mac version of the email list.

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                              • A

                                Make the unread emails being distinguishable again, as it is hard to see and differentiate the unread emails from the read ones since the design had slightly changed in March '17.

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                                • Don't change Date sort order when switching to another column sort

                                  Have been using Outlook for Windows for 20+ years so I'm kind of stuck in my ways. Running Outlook for Mac 2016 v15.30 (170107).

                                  Here's a problem that is slightly time consuming, so I'd like to see if I am doing something wrong,
                                  I keep my mail sorted by date, "Z to A" (newest on top). Once in a while, for example, I want to see all messages from a co-worker, or all messages with the same subject (in the same folder). I click on the "From" or "Subject" header and the sort column is changed. That works well but....…

                                  7 votes
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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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                                    • remove added gridlines that came with 10.12.4

                                      remove gridlines that came in update 10.12.4. i do not mind if it is an option but you have cluttered up my inbox to where it is unreadable now.

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                                      • Restore AppleScript support for third party apps

                                        Because of the current implementation of sandboxing, third party apps can no longer interact with Outlook (I'm thinking about SpamSieve, but it applies to a number of apps).
                                        There are ways around that and I would love the future versions of Outlook to allow AppleScript from third party apps again.

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