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GpgOL: Handle GPO settings for readAsPlain
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To check if we should use the plaintext body modification API in Outlook or not we use:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Outlook\Options\Mail "ReadAsPlain"

This is incomplete and might cause users not to be able to view the mail content as our modifications to the HTML Body are rejected even though we should handle this and fall back to plaintext in case of error. This part needs to be checked again if the error handling somehow regressed in recent versions.

Additionally we need to at least check:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\policies\microsoft\office\16.0\outlook\options\mail "readasplain"

I am also pretty sure that we should additionally check HKLM in case the HKCU value is not set.



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aheinecke created this task.
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aheinecke changed the task status from Open to Testing.Nov 11 2021, 2:09 PM

Tested both with the policies key and with the normal key and with HKLM fallback. Works as expected. There was also an issue where the error handling in case setting the HTML body failed did no longer work, probably since the verification preview changes. This was fixed with 76b43345cdd3e932dae7b677e5c021ca52191f8e

ebo moved this task from Restricted Project Column to Restricted Project Column on the Restricted Project board.Jul 24 2023, 2:12 PM