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  1. Fix permissions so that shared calendars don't need "Reviewer" permissions to see titles and locations

    Currently, any calendars set to "Can view titles and locations" in OWA are seen in OWA and Apple Calendar.app, but not in Outlook 2016. The only way to see shared calendars in Outlook is for the owner to change permissions to "Can view all details". This makes shared calendars appear in Outlook, but triggers reminders for all users who can see the events.

    Fix Outlook for Mac so that shared calendar titles and locations can be viewed when "Can view titles and locations" permissions are set.

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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 "Holiday" to the Calendar.

        Add "Holidays" to the Office 365 for Mac Business version. It seems crazy not to have Holidays showing on a Calendar!

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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....…

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          • 11 votes
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            • duplicate event

              Activate event duplicating on Outlook 2016for Mac

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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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                • Managing folders in Google Mail accounts

                  Unlike when using IMAP to access Google for Work mail accounts, when using the new native Google support, there are no options for creating, removing or renaming folders. I'd like to see full folder management - creating folders at any level, removing folders, renaming folders and moving folders around using drag-and-drop.

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                  • Allow HTML Signatures

                    Please add the ability to install HTML email signatures, even if just by making it possible to place .htm files in the Signatures folder.

                    I can install an HTML email signature in Outlook on Windows, but right now I have to recreate it from scratch to install it on Outlook for Mac, and signatures will not match across my team since it cannot be formatted exactly the same.

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                    • Single Sign On support for Office365

                      I'd like to see Office 365 support SSO/ADFS authentication. Other enterprise applications (e.g. Cisco Jabber) have incorporated ADFS based authentication. Ideally, in the controlled enterprise infrastructure, clients log into the computer with their AD based credentials, launch Office365, and are automagically authenticated with their O365 license with the credentials they've logged into the computer with.

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                      • Display multiple shared calendars side-by-side (currently limited to 3) in day view.

                        I regularly need to view multiple shared calendars (often 8 or 9). This is fine in Outlook for Windows which allows multiple shared calendars to be displayed side-by-side in the day view, but the Mac version limits me to 3 calendars side-by-side. Adding any more merges the content making it much more difficult to identify individuals and schedule activities. I'd like to see the restriction removed to allow multiple calendars to be displayed in individual columns making scheduling across multiple individuals and rooms much easier.

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                        • Lunar calendar support

                          West asia countries use lunar calendar and some of schedules are made by lunar date annually, but Outlook for mac doesn’t support recurrence lunar schedule – so they missed important schedule like meeting, event etc.

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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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                            • Junk Folder in All Accounts Optional.

                              Please give users the option of turning Junk folder off or on in All Accounts.

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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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                                • 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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                                  • Creation of Appointments from Email

                                    In Outlook on Windows I can create an appointment directly from an email. On Mac there's no way to do this, only a meeting, where I am forced to invite someone to it.

                                    In the meeting dialog there's even what appears to be a button in the ribbon to convert to an appointment, but it doesn't do anything.

                                    On Windows there's a button in the ribbon for this, or I can drag the email down to the 'calendar' button at the bottom left.

                                    Every other email client is miles ahead on this, e.g. automatically detecting that an email is about…

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                                    • Make the font (and size) for plain-text emails user-settable

                                      A lot of emails (especially automated emails from internal systems) are sent as "plain text".

                                      Right now these are displayed in tiny Times New Roman, which makes them hard to read, especially data that uses the monospaced nature of "plain text" for formatting, like lining up columns of data.

                                      Outlook for Mac should allow the user to select the font and size to be used when reading (as well as replying to!) plain text emails.

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                                      • Add working week number option to calendars, as with Windows version

                                        Add working week number option to calendars, as with Windows version

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                                        • Approvals from Mac

                                          The ability to approve messages is not currently supported on Mac. When a message comes through requiring approval, I'm forced to log on to OWA or find a PC to approve the message.

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