What can we help you with?

e.g. Gantt chart, Creating tasks, Sharing folders

Moving E-Mail content Outlook correctly formatted into wrike task

8 comments

  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Anastasia

    Hi Jรถrn! Currently, the description fields don't fully support the email HTML format - this is why the content looks slightly different when you send something from an email to Wrike. Right now we adjust content to be viewed in supported elements, for example as a table. Unfortunately, there isn't any way (currently) to keep the format and visuals exactly the same when forwarding an email to Wrike.ย  I appreciate your feedback on this, it's very helpful to understand the different use cases and formatting styles people encounter, and I've passed your input to our Developers Team.
    ย 
    I know you're aware of the workaround but I want to mention it here in case others aren't aware. To make the email look as close as possible to the original, you can send it into Wrike in plain text format.

    Anastasia Community Team at Wrike ๐ŸŒŽDiscover... Wrike Discover and become a Wrike expert. Click here to get started

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Jรถrn Weber

    Hi Anastasia,

    ย 

    your right, I'm aware of the workaround... but it's "working around the solution" and notย solving the problem...ย 

    Your Blog is talking about the GTD idea which i.e. includes Inbox to Zero... how can I do that quick and effective(!) with wrike if get this forwarding-tables-solution OR before you-forward--convert-to-text-solution only?

    This is not a good status for this area of a workflow.

    I'm wondering about the outlook add-on that could solve the problem? It's gone since six months...nothingย 

    new on the list?

    ย 

    You can not develop wrikeย as a somewhat isolated tool in this business world!

    Standard mail programs like Outlook 2016 and before, Apple Mail etc. really need easy interfaces to wrike so that your customer is able to work in wrikeย AND sync/share/import information from external emails received easy & effective.

    I know you have many other things on the list...but this is so basic and important for me, that I don't understand why we see this poor status.

    I'm really disappointed with the tool at this point.

    ย 

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Stephanie Westbrook

    Hi Jรถrn, I understand that you are looking for a solution and not workarounds. I've relayed the importance of the Outlook add-in to our Product Managers as well as escalated this internally. ย 

    Stephanie Westbrook Community Team at Wrike ๐ŸŒŽDiscover... Wrike Discover and become a Wrike expert. Click here to get started

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Dru Michaels

    I agree with Jorn on the need for an Outlook add-in. ย Please give us an update on the progress of getting an Outlook add-in back into the Wrike world. I saw where the downloadable was discontinued in June 2016 (I think it was). ย Our organization is an Outlook dependent group and getting them to pull away totally from Outlook is going to be a challenge. ย The add-in might have been a way to get a more robust user buy-in. ย Thanks!

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Jรถrn Weber

    Hi Dru,

    thanks for supporting that! ย I believe wrike is a great tool, but collaboration with one of the most used tools in the business world... Outlook... is really not exisiting.

    No info or news on the roadmap. ...

    ย 

    When I create a meeting for my team, I also need a matching task in wrike so that they can easy book there time on that task.

    Today I have to create the task in wrike, go back to Outlook and then create the appointment.

    This is not smart at all.

    ย 

    ย 

    ย 

    Is this helpful? 1
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Anastasia

    Hi Dru and Jรถrn, thank you for your comments here! I'm checking in with our Product Team on this. While I don't have an exact timeframe to share, this is something we're discussing a lot internally, and the thoughts and ideas you share here are really helpful when it comes to understanding howย different tools fit into your workflows, and howย add-ins and integrations could help with these processes.

    Anastasia Community Team at Wrike ๐ŸŒŽDiscover... Wrike Discover and become a Wrike expert. Click here to get started

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    Stephen

    Hi Dru and Jรถrn, good news! We released theย new version of the Outlook add-in! We'd love to hear what you think, so let us know overย here. Thanks

    Stephen Community Team at Wrike ๐ŸŒŽDiscover... Wrike Discover and become a Wrike expert. Click here to get started

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink
  • Spot On! ๐Ÿ‘ Innovative Approach ๐Ÿ’ก Stellar Advice ๐Ÿ’ช
    Avatar
    abdullah alserhani

    Hi what about GMAIL. i cannot use wrike as a full GTD tool with this limitation.ย ย 

    Is this helpful? 0
    Comment actions Permalink

Please sign in to leave a comment.

Folllowing List for Post: Moving E-Mail content Outlook correctly formatted into wrike task
[this list is visible for admins and agents only]

Community

Welcome ๐Ÿ––

Hi there! ๐Ÿ™‚ Want to become a black belt Wrike Ninja? Here's how to earn a Wrike badge

Welcome ๐Ÿ–– Have you checked out this week's Release Notes yet?

Hey! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Curious about something? Visit How To to search and ask the Community for answers.

Welcome! ๐Ÿ‘‹ Figured out a good tip or trick? Share it in Best Practices.

Want to connect your existing software to Wrike? Learn and ask how in the API section.