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  1. When I send an email from one of my accounts it goes to the sent file of the other account. Why? This never happened before.

    When I send an email from one of my accounts it goes to the Sent file of the other account. Why? This never happened before....

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  2. Annoying Messages form OUTLOOK

    Annoying messages form OUTLOOK
    Why am I getting constant messages ( several hundred a day) that say "Enter your user name and password for the following server: eas.outlook.com? How do I get rid of them?

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  3. BUG: shift+down causes error - must refresh page

    -navigate to junk mail with multiple messages
    -select first item
    -hold shift+down and select multiple items (but now all), then use delete key
    -hold shift+down again begin to select more

    Expected: first item is selected, and more get selected as you hit down
    Actual: page breaks - "Something Went Wrong" error "There was something that went wrong with the application"...

    This breaks a normal work flow of reading junk mail titles, deleting, and then selecting more. Work around is to manually (mouse click) select the first item before continuing, this should not be necessary.

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  4. Annoying

    The vertical scrollbar in the inbox seems sometimes to be intertvined with the mail underneath, symptom: I click a few times under the "blob" in the scrollbar to scroll down, about the third or fourth time my click seems to click the mail residing on that position in the inbox-list, anoying! The clickable mail-link seems to extent to far to the right.

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  5. email help

    please have a X by contacts name as you used to so when we don't want to send that contact anymore emails, it wont accidently be put on a new message.

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  6. Request: In-line Images Issue

    In-line image issue.

    To Whom It May Concern:

    A few months ago, I noticed that when I view Rockler and Woodworkers Journal messages on my computer I am not able to see some or all of the images and in some cases, no URL link(s). However, viewed on my mobile, the images are inline with the message (readable). I do not have these issues with other messages. Also, if I forward the messages to a Gmail account, the messages have all of the images and data (good).

    I've searched on-line and reached out to the sender's for a solution but…

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  7. Need name + email to go out without adding a contact each time

    Please allow First_Name Last_Name <first_name.last_name@whatever.com> . Format might differ but we should be able to email a name and an address in <>. This is no longer possible on outlook.com. Thank you.

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  8. Rules diagnostics reports unreadable

    Rules diagnostics reports are unreadable.
    txt files composed of html, when I open them they just don't help me understand what's wrong. How would code make sense to the majority of people trying to read this information and trying to figure out what's going on with the rules that don't work. You need to change the reports and make them readable by everyone.

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  9. Unnecessary email blocking / master Microsoft blacklist

    Blocking emails from particular sources which are actually legitimate. Nice productivity killer *sarcastic* thanks. Gmail receives no problewm, guess I'll just stick to Google :p

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  10. Outlook 365 (2016) New Email, Dictate Inserts Trailing Space in To:, Cc:, and Bcc: No Auto-complete

    Hello everyone I am speaking for the Visually Impaired currently using Narrator and Dictate to create a new email.

    Steps to recreate the problem:

    1. Run Outlook 365 (2016).
    2. Click New Email (by default the caret is in the To: field).
    3. Click Dictate.
    4. Say a person's first name that you know should be in your autocomplete list (autocomplete list does not show therefore Narrator doesn't recite the list of choices).
    5. Hit the backspace key on the keyboard and the autocomplete list will show and Narrator recites the list.

    For my test I used my first name…

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  11. save mail in .msg extension

    possibility to save your emails with the .msg extension

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  12. Problem receieving mail from .ax domains!

    Problem receieving mail from .ax domains!
    The .ax is an official domain for Aaland Islands in Finland but Outlook puts all the mail from .ax in the junk and will not forward it to other mailprograms and losts of important mails from official companys and departments will be lost!!!

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  13. like...

    I like seeing more of what is written in the email at once - being able to read some of the message.
    But

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  14. Body text same colour as background

    Some emails are formatted such that the font colour of the email body matches the background colour.
    Outlook may be able to modify the colour of body text so that it is different enough from the background to provide contrast.

    My suggestion:
    Check if the text colour matches the background colour.
    Represent the text in a readable colour.

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  15. Wrong year!

    Mails show /18 as year instead of /19 in the email header date. That's crazy.

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  16. Empty Folder from Context Menu Does Not Work

    Empty Folder in Context Menu does not work

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  17. Website does not accommodate Portrait mode.

    Adjust Outlook.com to accommodate Portrait Mode when using a Surface.

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  18. Tell them were do not exist!

    Tell them were do not exist!

    When I get email spoofing the sender I would like the option, from Microsoft, to return a message that looks as if Microsoft sent it, and which says the acct is invalid or has been closed. Htat is likely the only way I will get these people to stop emailing me from alternative spoofed addresses with the same message and from the same people. We need a tool to use to stop them in return.

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  19. Outlook.live.com Mail App/Service Launcher Justification/Spacing/Color Feedback

    Hi, Outlook.com continues to push forward the "Fluent Design" style nicely.

    I have a comment about the change to the App Launcher on Outlook.com

    The new change, while I can understand that the Panel width is the same as the Mail Topic Panel, and is Top Justified Center makes some degree of logical sense, it dosn't make the most visual sense.

    A clean look with a Tile layout with no room other than the border gutter between tiles, and Top Left Corner Justified makes more sense visually to me and is what I have come to expect an praise from…

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  20. Please don't just add new stuff to my mail. It works just fine before you added.

    All of a sudden I see a pop up screen on the lower part of my email screen telling me how many items I deleted. I do not need this and it is a distraction.

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