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The new Outlook for Mac

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  1. Show total / count of emails in any folders? Where has this gone!

    Office you had this in the last Mac version, latest release I can't see how many items / emails are in the folder I'm in? This really needs to be there

    74 votes
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  2. 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.

    794 votes
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  3. Too easy to not finish an email and forget it

    I love the new layout, by the way, but this issue is making me crazy.

    It is way too easy to be typing a long email and then click away to do something (like read an email that just came in), and then what you wrote so far has been saved to Drafts without any alert or any notification to remind you to finish what you started. It was never an issue when emails opened in separate windows because unfinished emails were always still there until you Sent or Saved to Drafts. In this scenario, I've been accidentally saving half-written…

    56 votes
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  4. Microsoft ToDo Integration

    Preferably on the sidebar similar to how it's handled on the web.

    779 votes
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  5. Filter messages by category

    I suggest you restore ability to filter messages by category, as well as rules and conditional formatting

    68 votes
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  6. When clicking 'To Do/Tasks' in the Outlook sidebar, it should open the Microsoft To-Do app instead of opening Microsoft To-Do in a browser

    When clicking 'To Do/Tasks' in the Outlook sidebar, it should open the Microsoft To-Do app instead of opening Microsoft To-Do in a browser.

    71 votes
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  7. Add back ability to copy or duplicate Calendar appointments

    Prior versions allowed for Option+click to duplicate Calendar appointments

    60 votes
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  8. 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.

    493 votes
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  9. New Email to Attendees

    Bring back the feature of 'New Email to Attendees' from a calendar invite. In the old version you could right click on a calendar meeting > 'New Email to Attendees' and a new email would pop up right away. Now, you have to open the invite, copy the email address and paste it into a new email. As a high volume Recruiter, this feature was really helpful.

    43 votes
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  10. support applescript

    My auto archive scrip are failing or doing nothing when in new outlook mode.

    464 votes
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  11. Need plugins immediately for Google meet, Zoom, WebEx, Bluejeans and RingCentral

    Need plugins immediately for Google meet, Zoom, WebEx, Bluejeans and RingCentral

    153 votes
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  12. 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.

    518 votes
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  13. Search contacts by something other than name

    Under "People" the search bar only finds results if searching by name. If you try to search by say, a company name, it will not return results. The old outlook would find results for your search term no matter what field that term was in. Please bring this back!

    62 votes
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  14. vCards contact transfer

    The ability to transfer a contact in vCard format has disappeared in the new Outlook. Could you put it back?

    45 votes
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  15. 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.

    514 votes
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  16. Provide full iCloud support (Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Reminders/Tasks)

    Please provide full support for iCloud accounts, as provided for IMAP/Exchange accounts. Thanks.

    35 votes
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  17. Please add the feature "Paste Options"

    Please add the options Keep Source Formatting, Match Formatting and keep Text Only.
    Also it would be nice to have keyboard shortcuts like cmd+shift+v to paste as Text Only.

    37 votes
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  18. Launch local ToDo app if it's there

    If you have the local ToDo app it should launch when you click on new ToDo rather than just taking you to the WebUI.

    75 votes
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  19. Rules are not supported for my outlook.com account

    Support rules for email accounts, especially outlook.com accounts

    46 votes
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  20. Be able to sort emails by Category

    I normally sort my folders by category, and the new outlook has no accommodation for this.

    172 votes
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