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  1. 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.

    145 votes
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  2. 115 votes
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  3. Color Coding email accounts

    Like Spark Mail, or Canary Mail, the ability to color code email accounts. Would appear color coded in left nav bar and also with an indicator in email list.

    Why? Makes it real easy to see what account an email came in to.

    43 votes
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  4. 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... 🤛🏼

    119 votes
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  5. Allow Embedded Outlook Messages (.msg files) to be opened in Outlook for Mac.

    Allow Embedded Outlook Messages (.msg files) to be opened in Outlook for Mac. Colleagues regularly forward embedded emails that I can't open

    84 votes
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  6. Where is the address book?

    There's no way to access the Address Book with people on your server anymore.

    105 votes
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  7. copy and paste from Calendar Items

    Copy paste from calendar items like in Outlook for Windows would be great to have as well in Outlook for Mac.

    101 votes
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  8. Voting buttons

    Add support for voting buttons.

    79 votes
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  9. 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...

    82 votes
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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

    77 votes
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  11. 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.

    60 votes
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  12. 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

    67 votes
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  13. import/export to proper PST Format!!!

    use PST like on windows so there is bettery interoperability and ability to create pst's when archival is necessary.

    76 votes
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  14. 29 votes
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  15. 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.

    37 votes
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  16. Enable the use cache exchange mode (

    use cache exchange mode to download mails to an OST file.
    Currently user are downloading everything.

    25 votes
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  17. 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.

    49 votes
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  18. 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.

    52 votes
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  19. 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.

    54 votes
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  20. Add custom keyboard shortcuts

    The ability to customise or use other keyboard shortcut schemes (e.g. Gmail) on the web app makes it 2x faster to process email. Please bring it to the desktop app!

    58 votes
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