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  1. Quick Steps

    Add the ability to customize a multi-function Quick Step, in the ribbon just as in Outlook for PC

    19 votes
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  2. Fix quick creating new event in Calendar

    When clicking button for 'New Event' upper left corner, all event features are available, and default settings from Preferences are followed. However if you double click on a time in the calendar to create a new event, the options are limited (unable to set status as 'Tentative', unable to set Reminder which is stuck at 15 minutes by default--not respecting the Preferences.

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  3. Bring back "Check Names"

    The Check Names button or menu item is gone when creating a new email.

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  4. Please add the feature "Paste Options"

    Please add the options Keep Source Formatting, Match Formatting and keep Text Only.
    Also it would be nice to have keyboard shortcuts like cmd+shift+v to paste as Text Only.

    17 votes
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  5. Copy and paste attachments

    Copying an attachment from one email and pasting it in another email or copying a local file and pasting it as an attachment in an email is standard functionality in Outlook for Windows. This is currently missing in Outlook for Mac. This makes it quite hard when you want to use an attachment in a new email. The only way is to drag and drop which is not practical when you have several windows open.

    17 votes
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  6. Add Full OneNote Integration

    I thought Addins (https://outlook.uservoice.com/forums/924856-the-new-outlook-for-mac/suggestions/38972491-support-for-o365-add-ins) were going to do this, but I don't see an option in the customize toolbar for OneNote integration. I would like to be able to send both emails and meeting notes from outlook to Onenote like I can in both the iOS and the Outlook for Mac products!

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  7. Add option to remove email date groups in inbox

    I keep a pretty clean inbox, and while I like the overall design of thew new Outlook's Inbox area a lot of screen space is wasted to these "This week", "Last week", etc" identifiers that are just not needed.

    Please let me turn them off, like you could in old Outlook (via unchecking "Show in Groups" setting).

    17 votes
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  8. Conditional formattting support

    Please provide conditional formatting support just like Windows version. Would like to mark incoming mails with colors based on categories/rules

    17 votes
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  9. Ability to use an alias on Gmail

    Was previously able to use an alias on a Gmail account, no longer able to do that on the new Outlook. Love it but this was an important feature. Can you restore?

    16 votes
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  10. Folder pane forgets width setting

    In the mail view the folders on left does not remember the width setting and needs constant resizing to see the folders

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  11. Customize the Touch Bar

    With the new Outlook for Mac starting new and waiting to be more like a native Mac application I would suggest allowing users to customize the Touch Bar options. Right now there are missing functions for the Touch Bar and the old version of Outlook for Mac did not allow for customization. It would be good to allow us to customize what functions we would like to have on the Touch Bar.

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  12. To-Do in Sidebar

    It would be great to have ToDo interface in the app on the sidebar, so that I can see all my categories and flagged mail and add things to My Day.

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  13. Make links to online meetings available from the notification

    When a meeting contains a link to an online meeting (GTM, Zoom, etc), display the link in the notification so the event doesn't have to be opened to join the meeting. I'd rather the notification just be native, but if not at least there's a reason to not use MacOS's notification system

    15 votes
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  14. Imported Calendar Categories

    When adding or importing a shared calendar, the categories of those calendar (and their colors) do not show up on "New Outlook". It shows otherwise when switching off "New Outlook" and restarting the app. The categories also show up fine online.

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  15. Allow editing calendar invites without sending

    In Outlook on Windows I can edit a calendar invite after receiving it or having the meeting, but cannot do this in Outlook on Mac.

    I use my calendar to record my time as actually used. So two scenrios supported on Outlook for Windows are not in Outlook for Mac:
    1. I receive an invite, and the meeting went longer than scheduled. I would like to adjust the meeting at a later point to reflect the additional time, but cannot do that without sending a response to the person who created the invite. I do not want to do that,…

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  16. My Day Pref - Show/Hide Location row

    It would be nice if this view could be changed by the user. For example at the moment mine shows the event time, the duration, the event name and the location. The location shows the address which takes up 4 lines of type. While this is nice to have and is neatly laid out, my prference would be to toggle the location off with a nearby button or dropdown with toggle choices, to have some choice as to what is displayed here. The trade-off benefit is having more calendar events displayed.

    15 votes
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  17. KQL search

    Need easy KQL search help guide and saved searches of the same. This to more easily allow AND/OR/NOT and other more complex email searches along with the ability to save them. The older Mac client allows extensive use of "Smart Folders" and use of "raw query" utilizing Mac's spotlight search syntax.

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  18. create New Collaboration group in new outlook in macOS

    There is no feature to support Groups or contact lists in new Outlook for macOS. When you switch from old to new, the Lists are not visible and neither can one create new lists

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  19. Include archive, delete, and flag buttons in mail notifications

    When the notification window is displayed for new incoming email, please include buttons to quickly archive, delete, or flag the new incoming email without having to go to the main outlook window. It would be nice to be able to quickly delete incoming email if we don't want to read it, right from the notification display.

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  20. Give both mark as read and mark as unread option when multiple emails are selected

    When selecting multiple emails with varying read/unread statuses, only one option (mark as read/mark as unread) is available.

    I'd like to have both options in the context menu.

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