TaskSuggestion object (JavaScript API for Office)

apps for Office

Represents a suggested task identified in an item.

Last modified: March 04, 2015

Note Note

The name "apps for Office" is changing to "Office Add-ins". During the transition, the documentation and the UI of some Office host applications and Visual Studio tools might still use the term "apps for Office".

Hosts:Outlook

App type: Mail

Available in requirement sets

Mailbox

Last changed in Mailbox

1.0

Applicable Outlook modes

Read

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Office.context.mailbox.item.getEntities().taskSuggestions;
Office.context.mailbox.item.getEntitiesByType(EntityType.TaskSuggestion).taskSuggestions;

Properties

Property name

Outlook mode

Description

Introduced in

assignees

Read

Gets the list of people that should be assigned the task.

Version 1.0

taskString

Read

Gets the text that was identified as a task suggestion.

Version 1.0

The list of tasks suggested in an email message is returned in the taskSuggestions property of the Entities object that is returned when you call the getEntities or getEntitiesByType method on the active item.

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

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

Supported hosts, by platform

Office for Windows desktop

Office for Windows RT

Office Online
(in browser)

OWA for Devices

Office for Mac

Outlook

√ (Read mode only)

Available in requirement sets

Mailbox

Minimum permission level

ReadItem

App types

Mail

Library

Office.js

Namespace

Office

Version

Changes

1.0

Introduced

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