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Using Outlook Addin Activation Rules

Outlook Activation Rules As part of a larger series, I am building an Outlook Addin using Angular 2. This is proving to be a little more work than expected based on the recent RC-5 changes, but I wanted to get this quick post out since Outlook Addin Activation rules are independent of the client framework you choose to use. Outlook can activate Addins based on rules that determine if the item the user is viewing meets certain criteria. If the item, in our case an email, satisfies the rules specified, then the Addin will be enabled and the user can choose the addin from the Outlook UI to use it with the current item. Simple rules are always easy. Most...