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AsyncResult.error property (JavaScript API for Office)

apps for Office

Gets an Error object that provides a description of the error, if any error occurred.

Last modified: February 27, 2015

Hosts:

Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, Word

Last changed in

1.1

See all support details

var errorObj = asyncResult.error;

function getData() {
    Office.context.document.getSelectedDataAsync(Office.CoercionType.Table, function(asyncResult) {
        if (asyncResult.status == Office.AsyncResultStatus.Failed) {
            write(asyncResult.error.message);
        }
        else {
            write(asyncResult.value);
        }
    });
}
// Function that writes to a div with id='message' on the page.
function write(message){
    document.getElementById('message').innerText += message; 
}

A checkmark (√) in the following matrix indicates that this method is supported in the corresponding Office host application. An empty cell indicates that the Office host application doesn't support this method.

For more information about Office host application and server requirements, see Requirements for running apps for Office.

Office for Windows desktop

Office for Windows RT

Office Online
(in browser)

OWA for Devicess

Outlook for Mac

Access

Excel

Outlook

PowerPoint

Project

Word

Minimum permission level

Restricted

App types

Content, mail, task pane

Library

Office.js

Namespace

Office

Version

Changes

1.1

Added support for apps for Access.

1.0

Introduced

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