outlook 2 web (drag and drop)

Issue #10716512 • Assigned to OLXTRIAGE

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Author
Prenom N.
Created
Jan 30, 2017
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Steps to reproduce

[Updated Repro]

  1. Open Outlook.exe (2016 full client)
  2. Open MS Edge to onedrive.com folder
  3. Drag Email from outlook.exe to Edge\onedrive folder
        - Icon will change to what appears is the drag and drop icon
        - Email is not uploaded.

[Workaround]

  1. Open Outlook.exe (2016 full client)
  2. Open MS Edge to onedrive.com folder
  3. Drag Email from outlook.exe to desktop
  4. Drag Email from desktop to Edge\onedrive folder. 
       - email is now uploaded.

[Customer Repro]

I don’t understand who is behind :

  1. http://outlook-drag-drop-to-browser.com/
  2. https://outlook2web.com/
  3. http://www.wilutions.com/ddaddin/index.html
    and so on…

Why this feature isn’t included in outlook ! I paid outlook license and my users need to drag and drop message and attachement from outlook directly to browser and I need to pay for my entreprise 65k for this little feature #WTH
This feature is here since 4 years on web and forum can you please do something! Actually I need to go trough explorer drop my file to directory explorer then drag and drop .msg to my webapp !! I want when dragging convert my file to .msg and drop it on my web app !

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Comments and activity

  • We do need this feature. We have about 1000 users currently using drag drop with a small drop area applet on the web application. We need to get rid of java applet due to its security issues as well as nonsupport for most modern browsers.

    outlook 2 web does solve our requirement but providing the license for 1000+ web users doesn’t make sense. Please advise.

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Assigned To to “Brad E.”

  • This issue is important for us as well. When will it be resolved?

  • any ETA here this bug or behavior is blocking me to have good UX to my users ! We are in a webapp world ! and some feature are famous and required ! I paid my licence I won’t pay others 3th party program to have this feature !

  • Here you have my GIF example from outlook to internet explorer 11. If you want you can only blocking this to Microsoft products (ie or edge) I don’t care ! Because certainly the discussion on your part is “other browser will profits to the feature like chrome or ff lol” So what are you thinking about ? any news here… will be nice to hear someone about this request 4 years old ! I’m not first asking this feature… Some says it’s not internet explorer bugs some says others things… can you let us know any news ?

  • no news here?!?!

  • Microsoft Edge Team

    Changed Steps to Reproduce

    Changed Assigned To to “Sermet I.”

    Changed Assigned To to “OLXTRIAGE”

  • Extremely important issue, please resolve this

  • Hello, i don’t know why Microsoft doesn’t manage this point.

    The problem is known.

    When you drag an attachment out of Outlook 2010, it puts the following on the clipboard:

    FileGroupDescriptorW
    FileGroupDescriptor
    RenPrivateItem
    FileContents

    In contrast, when you drag a file from Windows Explorer, you’ll see

    Filename
    FileNameW
    CF_HDROP
    FileContents

  • Hi All,

    I am a freelancer and solve the above problem by developing a plugin. If any one interested then i can sell that at one time cost with unlimited users.

    Even Microsoft want to purchase it then also i would be glad to give this to them with full rights.

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