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  1. Enable SharePoint Approvals on Outlook for Mac

    Larger organizations with either "self-hosted" or Office 365 service using SharePoint as their primary source to manage and share internal information are currently unable to approve SharePoint workflows using Outlook 2016 for Mac.

    Please enable Outlook for Mac to Approve SharePoint Workflows.

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    • Allow calendar and inbox to be open at the same time

      It's annoying to switch between my inbox and calendar. I know you can open the calendar in a separate window, but it's a bit time-consuming to always do that, especially if I accidentally close a window. Would be great to see an option to make calendar and inbox open separately by default.

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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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        • Make the colored line of the category as in the previous version

          Make the colored line of the category as in the previous version. In this way the categories are more visible. Now the categories are not visible.

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          • Add Subtasks!!!

            Ability to add subtasks nested under each parent task, that can be shown or hidden, and individually completed/checked.

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            • For the Mac version, add the ability to store images as part of a contact card. In the Win version, many different types of objects may save

              In the Win version, many different types of objects may be saved within the contact card (images, excel, word, etc.

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              • Bring back customised categories

                In Mac Outlook 2011 we had the option to customise arrangements and could sort by category and then by date within that category. As a project manager this was very important and how I live day to day using Outlook. I'm highly disappointed to see this feature is not available in Outlook 2016. I would appreciate this feature being brought back and ASAP. As I'm sure many others feel the same.

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                • direct replies

                  Support the "Direct Replies To" feature that Outlook on Windows does.

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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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                    • mark as spam with one click

                      I have to mark mails as spam manually. so i have to click on the mail, click on the button "Junk-E-Mail" an then select "Junk-E-Mail". These are 3 actions to mark a mail as spam on outlook for mac. That is really annoying when you have to to that multiple time a day. Wouldn't it be cool if the button "Junk-E-Mail" just mark the selectd mails as spam and the menu of
                      - Mark as spam
                      - not marked as spam
                      - block sender
                      - junk-E-Mail Prefs
                      were optional?

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                      • add Read/Unread button to Touch Bar!

                        Make an email read/unread in one "smart" button is quite essential, rather than the current option to mark it using the menu bar or use to different keyboard shortcuts for that!
                        thanks

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                        • Modify distribution list membership

                          Have the ability to modify membership for distribution list in the address book as is in the Windows version.

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                          • Please add the ability to change the subject

                            Please add the ability to change the original subject of received emails. Background: some senders choose subjects wihich are not very descriptive or i want to add keywords or my own subject, which makes it easier to re-find mails. In Entourage there was such a feature.

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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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                              • 8 votes
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                                • 8 votes
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                                  • 8 votes
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                                    • Stop opening all previously added shared calendars when I add one new shared calendar

                                      When I add a new shared calendar, Outlook for Mac automatically selects every other shared calendar I have previously opened (by ticking all their boxes) thus causing Outlook to try to load all those calendars at once, and thus stalling for many minutes. Ironically the new calendar being added is the only one to not be ticked. I assume this is a bug not the intended mode of operation.

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                                      • Fix Sorting when Displaying by Category

                                        I have always organized email by category as a way to display email. Category by subject or particular action. You used to be able to view by category and have the categories listed first at the top with emails inside each category displaying newest first -- Then emails without a Category were listed directly under those in the NONE category which also displaying Newest first. This is where all incoming email would display (in the NONE category) and you could see all email coming in. Now when you are viewing by category and want categories at the top listed first…

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                                        • ARCHIVE function?

                                          How come the ARCHIVE button has disappered on version 2017??? We are using an Exchange system. Our co-workers using the Windows version have this option. Please! Fix that problem as quickly as possible!!!!!!

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