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  1. Like to be able to change default date range setting fo calendar search.

    Would like to be able to change the default date range setting for the calendar event search. You can currently change the date range to search for an event, but you can't change the default range to search...

    Also, would like a way to search calendar events in a PST file or a way to extract outlook calendar events to a searchable file...There is 3rd party softare that can search email in a PST file, but none I am aware of that will search calendar events. Thanks.

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  3. Functional syncing to google calendar

    Make syncing of outlook calendar to google calendar work in browsers

    5 votes

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  5. Being able to set default reminders to "None"

    In my organisation we use a time boxing technique, this means that we document or time in the calendar, meaning I don't need my event to have a reminder especially when in the past.

    The option to set the default reminder is there but (none) is not an option.

    It's unfortunate that I must create my event in the desktop app (that has this option), since the Online version has a lot of neat feature I like to use.

    5 votes

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  6. calendar invites .ics are not going into the outlook calendar on mac

    calendar invites .ics are not going into the outlook calendar on mac

    2 votes

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  7. My Day covers Saturday

    Outlook.com: Click My Day icon, Tasks screen now covers Saturday column. Thus we cannot drag/drop To Do items to any Saturday.

    1 vote

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  8. Want to sync Outlook Calendar and Gmail Calendar on a smartphone

    Can Outlook and Pop be enabled to exchange and keep both in sync simultaneously

    1 vote

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  9. Want to sync Outlook Calendar and Gmail Calendar on a smartphone

    Can Outlook and Pop be enabled to exchange and keep both in sync simultaneously

    1 vote

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  10. Automatic Meeting Buffer

    With remote work being the new norm for businesses, schools, etc most people are struggling to balance back to back (to back) meetings. I often am scheduled back to back from 8 AM to 6 PM, without a break to use the bathroom. I’m suggesting that Outlook implement an automatic 5 to 10 minute buffer when scheduling meetings. This could be easily implemented by changing the default meeting from 30 to 25 minutes and beginning 5 minutes past the hour/half-hour, and from 60 to 50 minutes and beginning at 10 minutes past the hour/half-hour.

    1 vote

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  11. abbreviate times

    Make it so that you can abbreviate whole-hour times. For example, to specify 6pm, you have to type 6:00pm. On other sites, you can just say 6pm and it will be correctly set.

    1 vote

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  12. I would like you to add a lunar calendar to our calendar - planner! Thank you.

    ajouter un calendrier lunaire à notre calendrier agenda outlook !

    1 vote

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  13. Quarterly recurrences for appointments, meetings, and/or tasks

    Outlook recurrence patterns currently include "Daily", "Weekly", "Monthly", and "Yearly". Can a "Quarterly" recurrence pattern be added? This would save time having to manually insert reminders in the calendar each quarter.

    48 votes

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  14. shorten meetings

    Shorten Meetings to 25min and 50min by policy on all flavors of Outlook, client, web, phone, mac, etc. to provide a consistent user experience.

    1 vote

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  15. "The end date you entered occurs before the start date"

    Please allow us to change calendar work hours to overnight!!

    My Colleagues need to know when to schedule meetings during my overnight hours;

    "The end date you entered occurs before the start date"

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  16. drag and drop to To Do

    It would be great to be able to drag and drop Calendar to To Do

    1 vote

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  17. show as Busy but Movable

    Today when I block my agenda for my taks without invinting anybody, I'm seen as busy by everybody which is blocking my agenda for any other meeting possibilities.
    I would like a new Show As category like "adjustable" to show that this slot is easy to move for me.
    Thanks

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  18. export to excel

    Offer the ability to export calendar data to an Excel spreadsheet (like the list view). Provide options to include data from multiple calendars.

    1 vote

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  19. to have multiple organizers on Outlook meeting.

    I would like to have multiple organizers on Outlook meeting. That would be nice; Especially if the real organizer isn't available to customize the meeting with multiple organizers who can do this.
    (Maybe this has been suggested before)

    1 vote

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  20. import calender from gmail

    I would like to import gmail calendar to Outlook

    2 votes

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