Copy and paste multiple email addressed
In the current version you copy and paste email addresses. it would be helpful to be able to do that in this update.
We’ll try to ship this in the next few months!
Any update on this? It's been a "few months", right?
Andrew Beasley commented
This is still an issue.... Every web client has had this for 15 years... Please fix this?
Yes please, it would save me a lot of time. I realise that possibly there is a safeguard against harvesting addresses for spam, but I'd really appreciate this, since I contact different combinations of 5-20 people for different research projects. Thanks.
I've figured out a different way to do this, until the update is out.
If you're trying to copy multiple email addresses from a previous email you received:
1. Go to that email
2. Click reply all (this will turn it into a draft)
3. Go to your drafts folder, and select that email
4. In the BODY of that email, you will see the email addresses like so: Student 1 <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Student 2 <Student email@example.com>; etc
5. Copy all of it.
6. Create a new message and paste everything into the "to" field!
I'm forced to use it too and not happy with it either as unfortunately the updates just get worse with what you can or cannot do!
I am forced to using Outlook at my workplace. How I miss Gmail! So much user friendly across the board. MS, you are pitiful you cannot fix this simple situation. Unbelievable.
This is what happens when we allow monopoly control of an industry. They proceed with maximum money making at the expense of their users who are now wholly reliant upon them. What do they care about user experience? Their users have no choice.
It there a solution to this yet? I want to be able to copy and paste the contacts from one email thread to a different email thread (which already has other contacts). It is incredibly time consuming to do this one by one. Is there a way to copy all the email addresses at once?
Angry Dad commented
Seriously, your program sucks. Fix it.
It is ridiculous that this cannot be done in Outlook!!! I AM IN SHOCK, such a simple thing like pasting a list of email addresses to send an email and is not possible!!! Incredibly frustrating!!!!! FIX THIS!!!! UNBELIEVABLE!!!
Brian Rogers commented
Yeah, I really dislike this.
Outlook for desktop self-corrupts on the weekly for me, so I am forced to use OWA.
This lack of a simple feature has singificantly slowed me down multiple times because Microsoft doesn't think we need to be able to do this.
I'm sick of it. How long do we have to wait for REALLY common functionality.
"next few months".....1 year ago!
This is some ********! How can I not copy and paste multiple email addresses from a previous email and paste to a new email message? Are y'all dumb or what????? I don't mean to be mean, but I am sick and tired of individually copying and pasting. We have better things to do with our lives then be on y'alls busted email page!
Fix this ASAP! Or y'all need to hire some real tech professionals!!
MS - We need a right click to 'Copy all addresses to clipboard' - You said you were working on in in July 2019. We are nearly 1 year on?
Here is the workaround as someone below has mentioned.
Regarding the COPY part of this problem: There is an easy way to copy email addresses from the "To:" field of the email in the Premium version. First, open the More Actions menu (three dots in the upper right corner). Select the Print option. As soon as the email opens for Print, the email addresses can be selected and copied.
To PASTE, click Reply, Reply All, or Forward, and you can paste any email addresses you have in the clipboard.
Joe Zapert (NERVE) commented
I would curse in this comment if I could. This is an incredibly common need. And seriously, how hard is it? email semicolon email semicolon. Even. The Windows 10. UWP. Mail. App. Can do this.
Bill Robinson commented
You guys are about 10 years behind Gmail in being user friendly. This is such a standard, everyday, application when using mail software.
This still doesn't appear to be fixed. I don't want to have to copy individual emails to a group of people. Also related, if I want to send a new email to people who were on a meeting invite I should have an option to "Email attendees" instead of just replying.
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Can't believe I can't copy cc or bcc email list and copy into new email. Unbelievable. Or, I get to copy 88 emails one by one into an address book. Should be able to copy all 88 at once into an address group.
I can't believe this isn't a thing...... I send out regular emails to different groups of people. If I want to have a new subject (which I do), there is no way of writing to the same group again, without entering every email one by one. This is totally moronic. Microsoft, you said you were working on this nearly a year ago...