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  1. Need email "View Source" back

    "View Source" was an important tool for looking at the source (headers, body, servers, etc.) of a received message. It was in the context menu (right-click) but is no longer there. I could not find it in the menus either.

    82 votes
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  2. resend

    Ooops - did we lose the 'Resend' option for sent messages?

    43 votes
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  4. Add the ability to recall an email as is possible with Office for Windows client

    When sending an incorrect email add the ability to recall that email from all recipients as is possible with Office for Windows client.

    36 votes
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  5. Compose mail in main window should be an option in Preferences.

    I know I can tap in open in new window, but having to press it everytime is tedious and prone to mistakes

    40 votes
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  6. Return Flag for Follow-up/Reminder

    With the New Outlook for Mac, you seem to have removed the functionality to right-click on an email and set a reminder/flag/due date for a mail item. Can you please return this functionality? I found it especially useful for items that I could not act on at the moment but needed to follow back up with.

    32 votes
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  7. Voting buttons

    Add support for voting buttons.

    21 votes
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  8. Implement web's reading pane

    Outlook for Web condenses the conversation nicely; expanding only the most recent message and giving a preview of the others. You can then expand each previous message separately if you need more context.

    I LOVE the Outlook web app and want it as a native macOS app.

    15 votes
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  9. Add Alias support

    The web based outlook.com and the windows version of outlook 2019 and 365 both support alias support. Only the mac version does not support this. It would be very useful if such support was added.

    23 votes
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  10. Bring back the ability to sort and resize columns in mail for "New Outlook:

    It would be good to bring back the ability to resize columns in "New Outlook" since I'd like to see more of the message title and less of the sender.
    It would also be good to be able to change the colum order, or move the delete/archive flag column back to the left. In the current order, I keep accidentally deleting messages, something I never did when that column was at the left.

    16 votes
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  11. send delay to every message

    In Outlook for Windows I can add a send delay to every message as a rule. I like doing this because it gives me an extra minute or more to change my mind about an email after clicking 'Send'.

    The web version offers a 10-second delay, which is even better than nothing.

    17 votes
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  12. Ability to Add Events in My Day

    In the new My Day view if you could right click to add events and have the mini-event modal show up that would almost completely eliminate the need to go into the regular Calendar for some of your users.

    11 votes
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  13. Search Sent folder for "To:" addresses, not "From:"

    When I'm searching sent mail, I NEVER need to search on the From: message, and am ALWAYS looking for a message I sent to someone. I'm sure there are exceptions to that for some people and accounts, but in general, that would be the intelligent field to be searching for when in the Sent folder.

    9 votes
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  14. Reduce font size in the Inbox view

    The font size is too large proportionally to all other fonts in the UI.

    Adjusting the existing font size setting applies globally and does not address the proportion issue, making the other UI fonts (which are great at the default size) too small.

    Coupled with the inability to hide message preview text, the current size notably limits the # of items that can be viewed.

    Thanks for your consideration.

    15 votes
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  15. Return Sort by Flag status option

    Not able to sort by Flag - clicking on column does not work, menu option is not there

    11 votes
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  16. Turn an Email / Calendar Invite into a Teams thread.

    Have the ability to send an email to a group E.g. Interest Rate Changes and instead of sending emails back have the ability to turn into a chat underneath and in Teams. Like how Spark email does it at the moment with the Discuss email feature.

    Would also be good for internal conversations on calendar invites, if someone wants to propose a new time or add info to the agenda. The calendar invite could become a Teams chat and files and chat could start around that meeting.

    19 votes
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  17. Support for contact lists (not contact groups!)

    Support for contact lists from Outlook.com on the web.

    I know contact groups (...@groups.outlook.com) are supported, but support for contact LISTS is also needed.

    9 votes
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  18. Send and Archive button

    It will be very useful to integrate a button that, while replying to a mail, send a message and archive all the thread.

    5 votes
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  19. Conversation threading should be a per-folder setting

    Conversation threading should be a per-folder setting, so, for example, my Inbox could have it on and my Sent Mail could have it off.

    13 votes
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  20. 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.

    8 votes
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