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Is it possible to create calendar entries from the message body in Outlook?

Posted on 2016-08-31
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Hello all, I'm an Outlook 2016 user on PC . Very often I have text in the body of my email which includes dates and times inviting or asking me to attend an event. Is it possible to setup Outlook so that if I click a date or time that it creates an event in my calendar? Similar to how you can do so in "Mail" on the iPhone. Any tips or plugins would be appreciated!!
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drag and drop the message from the list in the right hand pane onto the calendar icon in the bottom left corner of the outlook window and it will create a calendar item.
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I just checked and you can do the same thing with a block of selected text. Learned something!
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That's a neat trick but I was asking specifically about clicking on date/time *text* in the body of the email to create a calendar event from that. Same as when you open an email on mobile and the date/time is underlined so that you can make a quick calendar entry.
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No. At least not that I can find. I think Apple patented that ;-)

It's a pretty close second to be able to select the date/time and drag-and-drop.
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