outlook://msg-id style links anywhere on OS X.
How to use the custom URL handler?
- Download the
OutlookURLHandler.appfile and place it into
- Run the application once for it to register the URL Handler
- You're all set for
To be able to quickly and easily generate the links and put them in the clipboard, I created a second script,
MsgLinkToClpbrd which puts the message link that calls the handler in your clipboard.
- Create the folder structure
/Users/your-user/Library/Scripts/Applications/Microsoft/Outlookand place the script there
- Use BetterTouchTool, FastScripts or any other tool to assign a hotkey to the script execution from within Outlook.
Now you can use direct links to your emails from anywhere on your Mac, with simple, plain-text links in the