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    What needs fixing in Outlook?

    it sounds very vague. I reckon the honest and straightforward answer to the question "I am curious what was actually the result of the 'let's fix outlook' campaign? " is: there wasn't any to be expected. PS I hope alternative solutions will be more dynamic and responsive to...
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    Lock appointments to a day (or hour), not a time zone

    FYI: I have some All day events created a few years back that do not stick to the day newer events seem to be independent of time zones in general it's a bit controversial. in certain cases it's more advantages to have a time-zone sensitive event. I used to travel a lot and always heed...
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    To-do bar needs to show appointments from multiple calendars

    are you referring to Outlook 2007? in my outlook 2010 all day events are displayed in the to-do bar (from the main calendar only though)
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    turn Outlook into a Drag-and-drop application

    that's how I solve the problem now it's more than 1 extra step: 1) you have to open an e-mail 2) you have to realign task and e-mail windows (alternatively you could use task bar but in my case it's buggy) 3) drag attachments maybe I am too grouchy but I feel irritated when I...
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    Portable outlook – pst as universal storage

    Re: Portable outlook pst as universal storage I've noticed that RSS is buggy in Outlook and even consider posting a separate thread on this regard. I do not use the common feed list and even if I had this would not have helped me: I backed up only my user folder, which contains all the...
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    local time clock for a contact

    local time clock for a contact: I've got a lot of international contacts. it's a pain in the neck to figure out your contact's local time especially given complicated national rules regarding daylight saving time beginning and end user should be able to set for each contact local time...
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    ability to add comments to frequently used fields of a contact

    ability to add comments to frequently used fields of a contact (phone numbers, address, e-mails etc) very often I have a need to add a comment for a phone number or address for instance: calling time, or the fact that the phone is used for travel only etc at present time this has to...
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    click on contact behaviour

    introduction of contact cards made access to information more difficult most of my tasks are linked to contacts. in previous versions of Outlook a double click on contact name used to evoked a card (from contacts folder) in new version it evokes a "contact card" rather then regular...
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    Portable outlook – pst as universal storage

    Re: Portable outlook pst as universal storage I cannot generalize but when i transfered my pst to new outlook safe and blocked lists were lost completely half of my RSS feeds were lost too e-mail Accounts and send / receive groups are definitely not stored in pst hopefully...
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    Reminder for an overdue task with recurrence is disabled without user’

    Re: Reminder for an overdue task with recurrence is disabled without u no, the reminder was not dismissed the behaviour did not change. I think MS believes it's a feature (i.e. if you missed one recurrance there is no need to remind you any further) you can easily recreate this...
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    Junk mail filter is junk

    well. it does not. I am unable to add to the list the very same address I had on my outlook 2007 list regular pop3 e-mail account
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    Portable outlook – pst as universal storage

    Portable outlook pst as universal storage Portable outlook – pst as universal storage Goal: create a portable unified storage container format for Outlook data and settings Apparently to some extent this has been implemented in outlook 2007. Recently I had had a major PC crush and...
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    Junk mail filter is junk

    Junk mail filter is junk Problems: I discovered that in Outlook 2010 (unlike previous versions) it is impossible to add certain senders to either safe senders or blocked senders list via context menu. It is possible to add these very addresses manually (through junk e-mail options...
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    Reminder for an overdue task with recurrence is disabled without user’

    Reminder for an overdue task with recurrence is disabled without user Reminder for an overdue task with recurrence is disabled without user’s consent Goal: User should be able to determine behavior of overdue tasks himself Problems: If a recurring task is overdue for 2 or more...
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    turn Outlook into a Drag-and-drop application

    Goal: Make outlook 1910 (sorry I meant 2010) fully compatible with drag-and-drop Problems: In many cases Drag-and-drop does not work. Here are few examples 1) If a contact is dragged to a “contact filed” of an element (e.g. task) no link is created 2) A graphic file cannot be...
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