Outlook Add-in Compose Panel and On-Send Event

Corey Roach 21 Reputation points
2021-08-04T19:10:16.457+00:00

I am creating an add-in for Outlook in compose mode. I would also like to have this panel inform the on-send validation.

Is it possible to either allow the two (compose panel and on-send script) to communicate or share a context, or have the compose panel handle the on-send event and validation?

In a browser, I am able to use window.sessionStorage to share data. But, this will not work with Outlook on desktop. I also looked at using office.SessionData, but this is still in beta and disabled.

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  1. Neville Jones 76 Reputation points
    2021-08-10T23:53:38.39+00:00

    You can use a mailbox item's custom properties to share information between a compose panel and an on-send script.


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