Windows 8.1 - How to add apps to 'Use these apps to share'

Under Share

'You dont have any apps that can share this content'

How do I add Outlook or another programs?
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JElsterAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I use sharing in the very traditional pre-Windows 8 sharing methodology. It is for sharing folders and sharable devices (some screens can be shared).  

Here is a Microsoft article about the use of the Share Charm

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-CA/windows-8/share-files-folders

You may also need to make changes in Network and Sharing Center, Advanced Sharing options depending on what you wish to share.
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JElsterAuthor Commented:
Can you add Windows program like outlook to the list of shared apps?
'You dont have any apps that can share this content'
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
I do not see that capability at all in the Share charm or any documentation about it. I do not think it is for sharing applications, but rather folders (One Drive) and sharable devices.
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Also, when you say Outlook, you cannot share PST files this way. Not supported.
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JElsterAuthor Commented:
thanks.. just wanted to share a link and email it.. another reason not to use windows
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
@JElster  - "wanted to share a link and email it" You can email a link - that is what I would do. Just send an email with the link. I hope that helps.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
Can you add Windows program like outlook to the list of shared apps that charm is only for metro apps
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McKnifeCommented:
I wonder what the questioner was hoping to do.
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JElsterAuthor Commented:
Press Share.    Use screenshot or press PRINT SCREEN and select OUTLOOK from the SHARED APPS open a new EMAIL and PASTE. This will be done programmatically via WinJS.
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McKnifeCommented:
Ok, so it wasn't solved. Or have you found out how to use this feature?
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JElsterAuthor Commented:
Can't be done -  that I know of..   Question gave me a better understanding
Outlook (Office) is not accessible via the Share Charm. Not a windows store app.
tried using WinJS

  function registerForShare() {
        // WinJS API
        var dataTransferManager = Windows.ApplicationModel.DataTransfer.DataTransferManager.getForCurrentView();
        dataTransferManager.addEventListener("datarequested", shareLinkHandler);
    }

    function shareLinkHandler(e) {
        // WinJS API
        var request = e.request;
        request.data.properties.title = "Share Link Example";
        request.data.properties.description = "A demonstration that shows how to add a link (URI) to share.";
        // TODO: setUri is deprecated
        request.data.setUri(new Windows.Foundation.Uri("http://www.cnn.com"));

       etc.... etc......


    }
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