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  1. Use trackpad to swipe between days/weeks/months

    Please can you enable the ability to swipe through tech calendar in the same way that you can with the default Apple calendar

    47 votes
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  2. Not able to drag/move e-mails from one mailbox to another anymore.

    With the new Outlook i'm not allowed to drag and drop e-mails from one mailbox to another and thus making a copy in that mailbox and folder.

    43 votes
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  3. Online Archive Access in Outlook for Mac

    There doesn't appear to be any access to the Online Archive area using the new Mail client. This will be a problem for me and my users that make use of this storage area.

    37 votes
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  4. Support for People / Contacts

    Support for People / Contacts view

    48 votes
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  5. Voting buttons

    Add support for voting buttons.

    29 votes
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  6. Please make "Rules" easier to find in the new version.

    Please make "Rules" easier to find in the new version.

    22 votes
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  7. Public folders Tool and view needs to come back

    Literally can't even use the new Outlook now since we rely on this

    45 votes
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  8. Update the search function.

    Please update the search function and add the "search all mailboxes" function again. Search should also be automatic, no enter-hitting.

    36 votes
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  9. Fix ICS importing in "New Outlook"

    I attempted to import an ICS file in New Outlook. I get a view of the calendar item, but no way to "save" it to my calendar. Also, if i "edit" the calendar item, I then get a "Save" button but saving the item doesn't actually reflect on the calendar in "New Outlook". Had to switch back to old outlook to see the item.

    32 votes
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  10. Please add the "Category" as an option in the e-mail filter and search

    Please add the "Category" as an option in the e-mail filter - as well as in the search function. This is needed to support the "Getting Things Done".

    24 votes
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  11. Add Skype integration. Where did it go?

    Skype integration into the meeting creation tab was one-click and easy to do.

    25 votes
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  12. A more compact layout

    Currently, there seems to be a lot of 'dead' space in the new UI. While I like the more modern look, it should be possible to makt certain UI elements a bit more compact, much like is possible on Outlook for Windows...

    26 votes
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  13. 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.

    33 votes
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  14. moving calendar items

    I need the ability to drag appointments from one calendar to another and also from one week to another

    28 votes
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  15. 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.

    24 votes
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  16. 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.

    22 votes
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  17. By default in conversation list show only items in the current folder.

    Right now all sub-folders including sent items show up by default making it very long list for each email.

    11 votes
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  18. Bring back support for delegated accounts.

    Previous delegated mailboxes (or shared mailboxes not sure what you call them) could be added to Outlook and would show up as additional mailboxes.

    With new Outlook these mailboxes no longer appear.

    It would be great if you bring them back. :)

    17 votes
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  19. 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.

    18 votes
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  20. Send Availability

    The "Send Availablity" feature is iOS is one of the most useful features I've ever used. I actually switch away from a desktop interface to the mobile version of Outlook just to use that feature. It is that great! It would be AWESOME if the Outlook for Mac team could bring that feature to the Mac Desktop client.

    Encouragement... 🤛🏼

    20 votes
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