Editable Table in Outlook



I am trying to do an email advertisement and add and editable "order" table
at the bottom. I can create the table, but when I send it, you cannot type
the information next to it. I'm sure it's a simple thing I'm doing wrong.
Any help is appreciated.


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I do know of an option where once you receive a message from someone, if you
choose the REPLY option, then you should be able to edit the table as part
of the reply.

Without using REPLY, if you just open the message, you should be able to
select Edit > Edit Message from the Menu bar.


Thanks for responding. I knew it would do that, I was looking for something
that when it came in they could just enter in the information right there and
click on a link to submit it, that may be more of a CSS function, I'm not

Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook]

There's no reason someone replying to your message shouldn't be able to type
inside a <table> tag's cells.
Dec 17, 2014
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Sue Mosher [MVP-Outlook];2356539 said:
There's no reason someone replying to your message shouldn't be able to type
inside a <table> tag's cells.

Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Author of
Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
Administrators, Power Users, and Developers

But there's rather EVERY reason to be able to type anything in that table !!
I'm currently struggling to do exactly that: someone send me an email message with some embedded table that he expects me to insert some reply inside.
And I'm not able to insert anywhere in that table
Sender used Outlook + eventually some other Microsoft Office component (can't say exactly which -- html code is horribly messed up by Microsoft's private tags ... and the line which describes the table is way larger than 4096 characters, giving me troubles to simply visualize it, in order to, maybe, manually edit it...).

So ... is there really any way of creating such a table in the email message ?

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