Lync 2010 and Microsoft Office Compatibility

Seems to be a common question that is actually pretty easy to find with a Bing search but I thought I would post it any way.

Lync 2010 and Microsoft Office Compatibility

Capability

Microsoft Office 2003 (SP3)

Microsoft Office 2007

Microsoft Office 2010

Presence in Microsoft Outlook To and Cc boxes

Presence on hover

Presence always displayed

Presence always displayed

Reply with conference call from Presence menu

No

Yes

Yes

Presence in a Meeting Request on the Scheduling Assistant tab

No

Yes

Yes

Reply with IM or call from received e-mail toolbar or ribbon

No

Yes

Yes

Presence in Outlook From box

Yes

Yes

Yes

Reply with IM or voice from Presence menu

Yes

Yes

Yes

IM and presence in Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel (smart tags enabled)

Yes

Yes

Yes

IM and Presence in Microsoft SharePoint (Outlook must be installed)

Yes

Yes

Yes

VoIPNorm

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