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  1. Add white color to categories

    Re-add white to category color or set "none" to white/no color

    4 votes
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  2. 1 vote
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  3. Modify the ribbon in compose mode

    Please, please let me customize the ribbon in compose view. When "switch background" got added, it pushed "Signatures" off the screen in full-screen mode. Now it's a five-click process to add a single signature and send a message (right arrow, signature, specific signature, left-arrow, send) versus three (signatures, specific, send).

    4 votes
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  4. really expand to full-screen, when outlook window is set as a separate space.

    Please expand to full screen when the outlook window is set to expanded mode and set as a operate space. Currently the window leaves a thick empty area at the bottom ( probably the status bar used to sit here previously )

    2 votes
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  5. quote reply with > chevron indent (aka bottom-reply support)

    In many forums (including standards and open source) bottom reply is preferred where the previous message is indented with chevrons (>). However Outlook for Mac forces top reply. This makes it incompatible with the community standards of the web.

    Outlook should support an option (like it does for attribution at the top of the email) that enables quoted reply for html or text messages. Specifically, switching from html to text message should change the quoting from the blue bar to the chevrons automatically.

    6 votes
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  6. All for the spawning of a new window with a right-click on the lower-left icon

    Just like the Windows version, right-clicking on the mail, calendar, people, tasks, and notes icons in the lower-left corner should give the option to open in a new window. Current functionality requires File --> New --> Main Window and then navigating to the desired tool.

    2 votes
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  7. Separate My Calendars from People's Calendars

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

    6 votes
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  8. 4 votes
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  9. I suggest more care is taken to capture as-is settings

    Just taken the new look Outlook for Mac; good show but did not carry over all my mailboxes; and rolled favourite folders back several weeks - frustrating.

    2 votes
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  10. Support tags

    Outlook could use tagging. Multiple tags per email would be ideal, this would help with searching and having smart searches based on tags.

    4 votes
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  11. Allow draft message deletion through key combination

    When writing a draft message, allow quick deletion of the draft with a keystroke, such as Cmd-Delete, instead of requiring the mouse to be used on a button at the bottom of the screen. Historically, it opened a new window which I could just close with Cmd-W.

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  12. Make "view with a dark/light background" follow the App/OS theme

    In the New Outlook mode, 16.33 (19120401), on macOS Catalina, 10.15.2 Beta (19C56a), the option to view email with a light or dark background is great, but it would be awesome if it followed the App/OS theme.

    For example, when the OS theme is dark, and Outlook is not set to always show light mode, it should automatically apply the "view with a dark background" setting, and allow the user to select "view with a light background" if they choose.

    3 votes
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  13. All-Day Events (multiple-days) Progress Bar in Graphic Monthly, week view with % Complete

    It would be great to create all-day, multiple day events with progress bars indicators or % complete in at least week, month and year views. Kind of shows up a status indicator and user is able to change % complete or incomplete, etc.

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  14. Display All items in List View in Calendar.

    Currently limits to display items for the day / work week / week / month , will be good to be able look at items in calendar.

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  15. unread next to replied/forwarded in Message List

    Please could the symbols for unread, replied etc appear next to each other? Then I can see at a glance which email is unread and which I have replied to? Currently it is hard to tell at a glance

    2 votes
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  16. Apply Zoom function to Messages Pane and My Day

    When using Command with + or - it only zooms the reading pane text.
    Previously it zoomed all panes.
    I am using the Insider Fast Outlook for Mac currently. Version 16.33

    3 votes
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  18. 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.

    3 votes
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  19. favourite folder bar next to the toolbar

    favourite folder bar next to the toolbar

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  20. Mini view

    Be able to reduce the whole window to a single pane view listing last 5 emails, next 3 calendar appointments, and month calendar view. Kind of like the right calendar strip with minimized emails at the top

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