Service Pack 1 for Microsoft Office 2013 introduced a bug in the Lync client that causes a lot of extra, unnecessary whitespace. This causes the product to appear unpolished, not to mention waste precious screen real estate. This was originally documented in early 2014, in March. Please fix. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/1bfea987-2c4f-4233-b480-452648122b47/lync-2013-sp1-doublespacing-in-messages?forum=officeitpro ...more »
Right now there are no synthetic tests for OWAS. It would be nice if there were to help streamline deployments, health checks, and troubleshooting.
When i create a meeting or appointment in my Outlook calendar I can set a "Show As" option. If I select "Show As [Free]" it leaves my presence unchanged for the duration of the meeting. If I select "Show As [Busy]" my Lync presence changes to "Busy" for the duration. if I select "Show As [Out of Office]" my Lync presence remains, although the tiny purple OOF asterisk *does* show - if you look hard. For consistency ...more »
I think that Office Web App is a good solution to manage the PP presentation to PC, Mac and iPad, but the requirement to be a separate server is not so good.
I think could be better to have the option to install it on the Front-End, very practice in a single FE deployment.
In more complex deployment the stand-alone OWA server remain the best solution.
The computers in our office are top of the line aside from all having solid state HDDs. The start-up speed for Lync/Skype-for-Business is unacceptable. There must be some code clean-up in that bloated start up to speed things along.
Most of our users are disabling the program from starting up with the computer due to it's bogging it down!