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  • Question

  • I am able to drag and drop files from file explorer to html 5 web site.  Why can't I drag and drop outlook attachment to the same web site?  What is the difference between the two?

    In terms of development, what need to be done to make it work?  If there is more than one way, please, list them.

    Thanks in advance

    • Moved by L.Hl Thursday, February 26, 2015 1:40 AM off-topic
    • Moved by Dave PatrickMVP Thursday, February 26, 2015 3:42 AM
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 10:28 PM

Answers

  • Hi,

    >>can't I drag and drop outlook attachment to the same web site?

    Do you mean that you can't upload outlook files to the website by drag and drop? If so, I'm afraid it is more related to whether HTML5 control support the drag and drop operation from Outlook Application. As a quick workaround, you could drop and drag the file to Windows Explorer and then drop & drag to the HTML5 control.​

    # Overview of apps for Office​​

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj220082.aspx

    This is the forum for discussing questions about developing Apps for Office, give this, I will move it to off-topic forum.

    Thanks for your understanding.

    Best Regards.

    Lan


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    • Marked as answer by rgelfand Tuesday, March 3, 2015 11:03 PM
    Thursday, February 26, 2015 1:31 AM