Lync Client

Bring back the pre-SP1 emoticons

In Office 2013 SP1 the emoticons (smileys) in Lync 2013 client was replaced. The old Icon-design were better and more modern. Or even better add the emoticons from Skype.

 

New emoticons

http://t.co/ydQ7akIPiI

 

Old emoticons

http://bit.ly/1fUgheO

 

Skype emoticons

http://bit.ly/1eo6iBZ

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Additional/Expansion of Emoticons

It would be great if there were an add-on or additional downloadable sets of emoticons to expand the set of emoticons that currently exist. I know I am not the only person who wishes there were emoticons that are more useful. Why is there no "Thumbs Up" but there is an image of a sheep? I don't think a sheep has ever come up in any Lync conversation I've had. I'm sure the community would be able to provide additional ...more »

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Don't Display Emoticons within Text Block

When you type something that contains the character sequence for an emoticon, regardless of the text surrounding it, the UI displays the emoticon. Example:

 

Address:Personal would display as Address(EMOTICON)ersonal. If an emoticon is followed by other letters it should not translate.

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