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Flags vs unflag: more options please!

When flagging an email there used to be several options (e.g. complete), but now you con only turn the flag on or off. Why would you take away useful functionality?

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      • Twanna commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Please add time frames( hours, days weeks or custom) to flags. It doesn't do me any good to flag an item to follow up but can't.

      • Ashley Hewitt commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I used to flag my emails and be able to set a reminder alarm on it but that options seems to be gone. Please bring it back!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would also like the mark complete tick back. flag or no flag is not helpful to me - flag and mark as complete tick is very useful!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        new flags that have just a thin outline are hard to see ... old solid ones are better

      • Robin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Agreed. Flagged/Unflagged only is useless. We must be able to mark emails as completed and easily see which are complete.

      • Michael commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Why did you change the behaviour of the flag? I need the reminder/complete feature back.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Need to be able to flag and then Tick as complete on the email like we could do before

      • Tracy Stouck commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is a problem for me too. I share an email box with a coworker, and it's important that we are able to see which messages have been completed. I understand that flagged emails can be completed from the Tasks window, but this is inconvenient and inefficient. I want to be able to check off emails as "complete" as I am reading them and working on them from my Inbox.

      • Shalonda Brown commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Not sure if you've figured this out yet. Flag the email, then in your task list click complete. Yes it's bothersome that it can't be done in the email itself like it used to, but it works.

      • Shalonda Brown commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Not sure if you've figured this out yet. Flag the email, then in your task list click complete. Yes it's bothersome that it can't be done in the email itself like it used to, but it works.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is an immediate deal breaker for me. It's critical for managing my action items.

      • Courtni commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Completely agree. I tried making this new version work but I am switching back the previous version for this reason only. I need to be able to quickly see which emails are completed.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Agreed! I flag what I still need to do and then mark as complete when done. I've had to revert to previous version after battling with this for a few days. I can't work my emails efficiently without this feature. The icons just aren't clear enough either.

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