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  1. 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.

    8 votes
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  2. Pin mails on the top

    Just like on outlook.com it would be nice to be able to pin messages at the top of folders and sync whatever message you pin in outlook.com to also pin it on the app.

    7 votes
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  3. Add feature already in Windows (Previous/Next)

    Mirror Windows version function related to "After moving or deleting an open item" and the option to return, open previous or next. Also, add previous/next buttons to email windows.

    7 votes
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  4. Message view columns

    Ability to add columns such as Message Size. My organisation has strict quotas so its handy to be able to delete large messages

    6 votes
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  5. Bring TouchBar Controls to the compact email composer

    Loving the new compact view for composing emails but would love to have the TouchBar controls like in the bigger view.

    11 votes
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  6. 6 votes
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  7. 8 votes
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  8. Keep selected inbox view

    I never work in the "all mail" view in Inbox, but mostly the "unread" or "flaged". Everytime I move "in and out" of the inbox, the view is reset and I have to select the view again. Please make sure the "setting" for the view is keept.

    4 votes
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  9. Font size choices

    There is currently one font size choice setting in Outlook. Please add options for font sizes for the mail index, mail body, etc. Changing the size for the index will make the font size in the mail messages too large or too small, depending on the setting.

    4 votes
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  10. Unified inbox as default launching view

    We know that the unified inbox is coming back but it's really important that we can set it as the default view when Outlook in launching.

    This feature is really simple but very important. It was missing from the last Outlook on Mac.

    Please. Add it.

    9 votes
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  11. Now that new emails are created are inline please make a tab system so I can have multiple drafts open within the one outlook window.

    Now that new emails are created are inline please make a tab system so I can have multiple drafts open within the one outlook window.

    2 votes
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  12. Allow for creation of smart mailboxes in new Outlook for mac.

    "New Outlook" appears to not have smart folders. I have critical uses for this.

    7 votes
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  13. Re: new email window – toolbar customization & refinements

    Would love to be able to customize the toolbar in the New Email window, and/or make collapsible sections as an option. Additionally, some currently available tool buttons and labeling could you some refinements. A few thoughts:


    1. When the new email window is smaller, the toolbar is cropped from the right side.


    2. Many of the tools that take up a lot of toolbar real estate have commonly known key commands (say copy, paste, bold, italic), and it would be nice to hide them.


    3. Add-ins themselves are always cropped when the window is a smaller size, since they're historically placed way over…

    5 votes
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  14. 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.

    3 votes
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  15. Add the Sweep feature from the web app

    Sweep let's you quickly set up rules and filter emails into folders. It is the only way I can deal with a large volume of emails. Please bring it to the desktop app!

    4 votes
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  16. 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.

    4 votes
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  17. 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…

    3 votes
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  18. Show Reply/Forward button and quick access to conversation view

    Two useful features I believe to be missing in this build:
    • On the "You replied to/forwarded this message." bar, please add back the button that allowed quick access to that sent message.
    • Along the same lines, there used to be a quote bubble near the top of the reading pane that allowed quick access to the full thread of a conversation, for those of us who prefer to not use conversation mode. Would love to see that returned.

    3 votes
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  19. Move the Flag icon slightly to the left.

    When viewing the Flagged email list, scrolling causes the scroll bar to appear and overlap the Flag icon making it easy to inadvertently click the scroll bar (causing you to scroll half way down the list) when you meant to Flag or Unflag an email.

    2 votes
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  20. 2 votes
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