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Create Hyperlinks to Outlook Messages in Zim (solution)


I wanted to create hyperlinks to messages in my Outlook database for my
company email account, in Zim.

I ran into a few difficulties:

1. Microsoft Outlook responds to an `outlook:` URI scheme, but this
scheme is not installed into the Windows desktop shell by default.

2. Zim does not recognize `SCHEMENAME:ID` as a URI; it thinks it is an
internal page name. `outlook://GUID` is not a valid Microsoft Outlook
message URI; there must be no //.

3. Microsoft Outlook provides no GUI action to copy the current
message's URI to the clipboard.

I have a solution. It's a bit of a pain in the ass to configure, but it


Brendan Kidwell