How to automatically create a draft in Outlook Mail every time an issue is added in Linear is an automation tool that lets you automate actions across Linear, Outlook Mail, and many other apps. In this guide, we'll show you how to automatically run the “create draft” action in Outlook Mail for each issue added in Linear using
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Set the Linear trigger as “New issue added”

A playbook always starts with a trigger, which is responsible for detecting changes in your connected applications and responding accordingly.

Add the Linear trigger to initiate your playbook's actions every time an issue is added. Click "Add trigger" in your playbook and choose "New issue added" from the dropdown menu under Linear.

If you still need to connect your Linear account to yet, a prompt will guide you through the process.


Add the “Create draft” step in Outlook

Integrate Outlook automation into your playbook to automatically create a draft email in Outlook whenever an issue is added in Linear.

Click the "Add step" button, locate the “Create draft” automation for Outlook, and input the mandatory and relevant details.

If your Outlook account still needs to be connected to, you will be prompted to complete that connection. Make sure to allow the necessary permissions for to sync with your Outlook account.


Activate your playbook

Activating the playbook is the last step in the process. Once you turn it on, it will automatically create a draft in Outlook Mail every time an issue is added in Linear without requiring manual intervention.

To activate your playbook, click the toggle button at the header. Before activating, we recommend performing a test run of your playbook to ensure all the steps work seamlessly together.

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