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TechnologyMar 22, 2010

Office 2010 Integration with SharePoint 2010

Credera Team

Based on our recent work with SharePoint 2010 and Office 2010, here is a list of observations of the differences between the two versions of Office when integrating with SharePoint 2010.

Some enterprises may decide to rollout SharePoint 2010 without upgrading Office. In this case, here are the features that you will miss out on!. This is not a comprehensive nor the official list and is based on our initial experiences. Please post in the comments if you have additional features or if some of these work in 2010

Legend –

– Fully Available

– Unavailable

– Partially Available

word

Feature

Word 2007

Word 2010

Save to SharePoint

View and Manage Versions

View/Manage/Start Workflows

View and Manage Workflow Tasks

Co-Authoring of the same document simultaneously

Set Managed Metadata Properties

One click document synchronization with the server

Social Integration with Notes and Tags

Office BackStage

powerpoint

Feature

PowerPoint 2007

PowerPoint 2010

Save to SharePoint

View and Manage Versions

View/Manage/Start Workflows

View and Manage Workflow Tasks

Co-Authoring of the same document simultaneously

Set Managed Metadata Properties

One click document synchronization with the server

Social Integration with Notes and Tags

Office BackStage

Slideshow Broadcasting from Powerpoint through PowerPoint web app

Edit Video and Pictures within the document

Screen Capture Tools

sharepoint designer

SharePoint Designer 2010 is required to edit SharePoint 2010 sites. It is not backward compatible with MOSS 2007 either.

outlook

Feature

Outlook 2007

Outlook 2010

Social connector to LinkedIn

Take SharePoint lists offline

Overlay Calendars

Plug-ins to connect to SharePoint social features

Increase business process efficiency and collaboration with Microsoft SharePoint

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visio

Feature

Visio 2007

Visio 2010

Save to SharePoint

View and Manage Versions

View/Manage/Start Workflows

View and Manage Workflow Tasks

Publish to Visio Web Services from the client

Build Workflows for SharePoint

Import Visio Workflows to SharePoint Designer 2010

Office Backstage

excel

Feature

__Excel 2007

__

Excel 2010

Save to SharePoint

View and Manage Versions

View/Manage/Start Workflows

View and Manage Workflow Tasks

Co-Authoring of the same document simultaneously

Set Managed Metadata Properties

One click document synchronization with the server

Office BackStage

Improved Publishing to Excel Web Access

Excel SparkLines

Excel data slicers

infopath 2010

InfoPath 2010 is needed for customizing the display forms in SharePoint. Forms can be filled in but will not support the features like BCS metadata controls and people selected controls.