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  1. Use C to categorize emails - same as web access

    In the latest outlook web access pressing "C" while on any email instantly brings up a dialog box to categorize that email. The dialog box is even smart enough that if you type any text of the category it truncates the list. To do this in the desktop app requires many clicks - very inefficient.

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  2. Upgrade Searching for Contacts in the compose To: Field (Search the domain for contacts)

    If I type "support" in the To: field, I get a contact suggestion for "support@microsoft.com"

    I want to be able to type "microsoft" and get this suggestion as well. (As every other client I have ever tested already supports this...)

    Throw in native integration with mac's contacts as well for extra credit.

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  3. Automate My Day View

    Love the new MyDay but would be even better if in Day View an empty day auto closed the panel and visa-versa.

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  4. 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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  5. Bring back ability to add multiple conference rooms in the meeting

    There was a really handy ability in scheduling assistance to add multiple rooms at ones and have an ability to understand its load / when meeting start/stop, etc.
    Please bring that back. Adding one at a time is way too complicated.

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  6. In Inbox view, When Reading pane is set to None, let me peek into the mail on hover over, also show me a quick menu on left.

    In Inbox view, When Reading pane is set to None, let me peek into the mail on hover over, also show me a quick menu on left. Essentially, today I click on email to see the content, then decide to reply or mark as read or delete or move. Instead, I would like a bigger inbox view with bigger peek area for mail and quick click less access to the menu. So, as I hover over an inbox item for a second, show me the email on right, show me the quick menu on left. I can move mouse on…

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  7. to have all emails synched not only a small subset.

    Me as a user I want to have all my emails available in my client not only a small subset. Despite that I do want to have the option to synchronize down all items.

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  8. Search Results Displayed After Search Box Cleared

    There does not seems to be an intuitive way to clear a search and have Outlook display all items. I cleared out the search bar at the top of the window, but Outlook still only displayed the search results.

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  9. Separate My Calendars from People's Calendars

    Please separate My Calendars from People's Calendars just like in Outlook for Web.

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  10. Open in edit when you double click events

    I suggest that you open all events, meetings bookings in edit (less clicks) mode when you x2 click it

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  11. could you add back the choice of more preceding line?

    In reading pane able to choose more lines to pre read a message.

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  12. Access folders with the left sidebar collapsed

    I like having the left sidebar collapsed as it reduces wasted screen real estate. However, I occasionally need to access other folders like Sent, Archived, etc which means I have to collapse and expand this sidebar every time to see those items. It would be great to have another method of switching folders while keeping this sidebar collapsed.

    Note: this should also apply to calendars, people, notes, and tasks.

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  13. more formatting options on compose

    The web client has the ability to style text as a quote, while the Windows client has the ability to add standard styles (Heading 1, Heading 2, etc.) which is similar to Windows/OSX version of Word.

    It would be great to gain more style formatting options in this new Outlook for Mac.

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  14. CLean conversation

    Clean conversation feature would be great like on Outlook for Windows to reduce Archive space

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  15. Filter Calendar by Category

    My calendar is typically VERY full with overlapping things. I use categories to keep it all straight. PLEASE add the ability to view my calendar one category at a time (the checkboxes on the left-side under the calendar name). PLEASE!

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  16. Publish the release date for new Outlook UI

    Please publish the estimated release date for new Outlook UI.

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  17. favourite folder bar next to the toolbar

    favourite folder bar next to the toolbar

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  18. Include a Tasks pane or Tab, similar to the Windows version of Outlook.

    I sorely miss the Tasks pane from the Windows version of Outlook. This was such a messy, but useful feature that helped me organize projects and keep track of important emails. I would love to have this feature back on the Mac version. Having to switch between a Tasks tab (like Calendar) is not the same and less useful as I fall into the Out of Sight, Out of Mind trap.

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  19. Let me hide the Delete button when hovering on messages

    To prevent accidental message deletions, allow me to remove the Delete button that appears when hovering on messages in Inbox.

    Ideally, I could customize which buttons appear when hovering using a dialog similar to the toolbar customization dialog.

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  20. Remember Outlook window position

    Each time when I start Outlook it opens on the main screen with a random size window. Ideally, I would love to see it in the exact same location and size as it was before I quit it e.g. fullscreen on the second monitor.
    Thank you.

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