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Re: [Orgmode] Opening links to Outlook items from Org mode (may be a FR)

From: Jason F. McBrayer
Subject: Re: [Orgmode] Opening links to Outlook items from Org mode (may be a FR)
Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 11:39:24 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Jason F. McBrayer) writes:

> Manish <address@hidden> writes:
>> I have to use Office and envy folks that can link to their emails
>> (Gnus, VM etc.) and contacts (bbdb) from Org mode.  So I was looking
>> around and found that links to Outlook items (emails, meetings,
>> contacts etc.)  of the form "Outlook:<GUID>" can be stored and opened
>> from other applications.  The links can be created (copied to
>> clipboard) using "Outlook Linker" utility as described in [1].
> (w32-shell-execute "open" "outlook:blahblah") should do what you need.
> The tricky part is getting the GUID into Emacs (requires gratis but
> proprietary utility you link to).

Note: there is a better way of getting the GUID here:  doesn't require
you to install an extra program, just add a macro to your Outlook


Now I just need to teach org-mode how to use w32-shell-execute to follow
those links...

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