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  1. quick forward

    add 'forward' to the quick setting in message so I don't have to go to the beginning of the message to forward it.

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  2. Error in messages sent to me blocking me from updating my password, or finding the current password.

    I tried to open two accounts for my parents for them to get their ancestry DNA information. I will be the manager of both accounts, since they are in the 80s. I got my father's done quick and easy, then made a mistake after getting the account set up for my mom as was creating her password. It told me to get the password, I need to know information about the last email I sent on the account. PROBLEM - No emails were ever send from this account, since I was in the middle of creating it. How can I…

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  3. Please fix

    I cannot cut/copy/paste in Outlook email (Hotmail).

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  4. Bcc

    Why oh why doesn't Outlook HELP explain BCC - ie a proper explanation by Microsoft, instead of my having to wade through queries raised by other people - which may or may not have been answered.

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  5. The line "to:" get deleted if you switch between emails.

    If you tab between 2 emails like one in your folder sended and your open new email and you entered the email adresse where the new email have to go, it will become empty if you tab back to the old email (as example, you wanna copy the content but send to a other person with little changes) and then back to the new, the field "to:" is always empty if you switch between emails.

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  6. Breaking change to emails sent from gmail

    Outlook adding a newline after first word in each paragraph in emails sent from Gmail via copy/paste from google doc. Worked perfectly fine for the last 2 years. Is not a google change as previously sent emails are showing this odd formatting now.

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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Need name + email to go out without adding a contact each time

    Please allow FirstName LastName <firstname.lastname@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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  12. 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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  13. 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 Larry. Dictate inserted "Larry "…

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Wrong year!

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

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  17. Empty Folder from Context Menu Does Not Work

    Empty Folder in Context Menu does not work

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  18. Website does not accommodate Portrait mode.

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

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  19. 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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  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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