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Can I drag attachments in Outlook to a browser drag and drop file area?

Matt Kendall
Matt Kendall asked
Does anyone know if it's possible to write your drag and drop code to handle outlook attachments?  I noticed the event.dataTransfer.files is empty when you drop it from Outlook, and the effectAllowed is changed from "all" to "copyLink", so it's easy enough to tell when it was dropped from Outlook, but I couldn't find any file data in the dataTransfer section.
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Big MontyWeb Ninja at large

in short, no

the CF_HDROP format is needed for drag and drop, and it appears Outlook does not provide that functionality
Matt KendallTech / Business owner operator


Thanks, good info.