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  1. Allow meetings (especially series) to be saved as drafts (i.e., without sending).

    If this is a duplicate or I'm just not seeing something obvious in Outlook I apologise. I schedule lots of meeting series that have outliers. I might need to schedule five one hour daily meetings for a two week period, but the first Thursday is different, the second Tuesday is different, and the second Thursday is different than the first.

    Without being able to save a draft, I must first send the meeting to all recipients and then edit the specific occurrences. This creates nuisance invites to meetings that aren't actually schedule as indicated, sometimes resulting in declines before I…

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    • Integrate with Time Machine

      Please add integration for Time Machine Backups. Having the ability to restore mails by just clicking on Time Machine would be a major win. Standard Apple Mail provides the ability to navigate through the mails and restore lost or deleted mails within program window, but unfortunately Outlook does not have this feature at the moment.

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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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        • Add additional recipients to calendar response

          When using the "Respond with Comments" option to accept or decline a meeting, I am requesting the ability to add additional e-mail recipients to the response email. It is common to want to notify people other than the meeting organizer of the specific calendar response.

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          • Restore the Check Names button with IMAP/LDAP Directory Services

            Since the Mac Outlook 15.17 version was released, the Check Names button is no longer available with IMAP/LDAP Directory Service email accounts. Every subsequent update through the current 15.22.0 (160506) has the same problem. This Check Names button is grayed-out and unavailable for name resolution against an LDAP DS. The keyboard command Ctrl+Cmd+C also does not work. Check Names appears to only be available with Exchange accounts now.

            This issue has not been resolved from versions 15.17 through 15.33 (170315) and affects all my business clients on Mac.

            Xpost from https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook-mso_mac/mac-outlook-1517-check-names-button-no-longer/05d1e88d-6791-42e8-afae-8c4457fc29d1
            & https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/293343-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/13858062-restore-the-check-names-button-with-imap-ldap-dire

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            • Increase the right edge padding to the same amount as the left edge so the text does not run right up against the scrollbar.

              Currently, while typing a mail message (HTML format), the text flows almost all the way to the right edge of the window, right up against the scroll bar and it can be hard to see in order to fix any typos in that spot. There needs to be a larger padding programmed into that edge so that text wraps sooner and is more legible while typing.

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              • Enable SharePoint Calendars 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 connect to SharePoint Calendars, using Outlook 2016 for Mac.

                Please enable Outlook for Mac to Connect to SharePoint Calendars.

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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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                  • Create follow-up date on Google account mails.

                    Create a follow up dat e on mails from Google (preview) account.

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                    • Show more specific dates / times in Inbox list (e.g. not just "Yesterday" for everything)

                      When looking at the Inbox listing, every email from yesterday just says “Yesterday” for the timestamp. I have to click on each email in turn to get anything more precise than that.

                      On Windows and on the web version of Outlook, it’ll say something like “Thu 1:45 PM” next to each message instead. This is *much* more useful for scanning the list quickly (e.g., I remember I received an important email yesterday morning… how far down do I scroll until I’m looking at emails from before noon?).

                      The Mac UI should show the same timestamps as Windows & web. No…

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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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                          • Add the ability to insert HTML code

                            It would be really great to be able to add HTML code such as embed codes into rich HTML messages.

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                            • external

                              Include the same warning banner that the Windows client does when e-mailing external recipients (e.g. "N recipients are outside of your organization")

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                              • All moving of mail between accounts

                                Allow move mail between email accounts.

                                The current release version permits moving of mail to folders of other accounts. The current Insider Fast release for Google Preview accounts no longer permits this.

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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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                                  • 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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                                    • Conversations - Need to synergise with the Windows Version

                                      I know there are some repeat requests, both in this "Business" forum as well as the consumer one.

                                      Conversations for Mail need to have deleted items and sent items visible.

                                      I know I can click on the "quote arrow" in the message, but it is so much easier in Outlook 2016 for Windows.

                                      Even Apple mail shows them more intuitively.

                                      I really want to use Outlook 2016 for Mac, but I end up going to the Windows version in my Parallels Windows 10 VM, because it just works.

                                      Or maybe that's the idea... you want me to use Windows instead?

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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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                                        • 24 Hours clock to 12 Hour AM/PM time conversion in calendar setting

                                          When user input 24-hour format time (ex. 15:30),
                                          It does not change to 12-hour time (ex. 3:30 PM). But It changes to “1”

                                          So many people unintentionally enter an appointment at the wrong time when using 24-hour time representation
                                          In windows, “15:30” changes to “3:30 PM” automatically.

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