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Gabriel, how many Macs are you syncing OmniFocus between? If it's more than one, I suspect I know what's going on.

The message links that Mail creates and sends along to OmniFocus work on the Mac that creates them, but they only actually work on that Mac. (It would be awesome if Mail made sure the IDs assigned to each message was the same on all your devices, but that isn't currently the case.)
I installed the clip-o-tron plug-in. The mail message is entered into the inbox, however:
1) The inbox window does not open so that I can edit/complete the action
2) The link back to the mail is not there.

What is the "state-of-art" of this issue? Maybe there is a solution that I did not find when searching through the forum.

You need to verify that you have the "Mail on Leopard (or later) box checked in the Clippings Preferences page, and that it appears in the list above "Any Application". "Copy Clippings to:" should have the "Quick Entry" radio button selected. The Clip-O-Tron icon at the bottom right should have a red arrow pointing up, not a green arrow pointing down.

If your settings are otherwise, you'll get some or all of the behavior you report.

Reading this thread I see that clipping with Entourage worked back in 2008. Microsoft replaced this in 2010 with Outlook for the Mac, which I am using, and would really like to be able to clip my emails into Omnifocus.

I have tried it without success.

I also tried using the clipping service with Mail, which worked OK, including creating the link to open the mail item from Omnifocus.

Trouble is I have difficulty getting all my email accounts to work in Mail for some reason - I have 2 Gmail accounts and one Exchange account. These work fine in Outlook.

Is there anything I can do to try to get the clipping service working with Outlook or do I need to get Mail functioning properly to be able to use the clipping service.

Appreciate any assistance on this.
I've heard some folks speak well of this solution for clipping from Outlook:

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