7.7. Summary

In this chapter, you learned that:

  • There are a large number of MS Office 2007 editions — make sure to use the right one.

  • Only these editions will have the full integration with SharePoint 2007: Office Professional Plus 2007, Office Enterprise 2007, and Office Ultimate 2007.

  • With MS Office 2000 and Office XP/2002, you will not have any integration with SharePoint 2007, although you can open and save files in document libraries.

  • With MS Office 2003, you will have a good integration with SharePoint 2007, but still there are things you cannot do, such as starting workflows, reading the Document Property Panel, and easily comparing document versions, among other things.

  • The perfect companion for SharePoint 2007 is MS Office 2007 — especially the Professional Pro, Enterprise, and Ultimate Editions.

  • MS Outlook 2007 has a lot of integration features for use with SharePoint, such as offline storage of documents, two-way synchronization of tasks, a calendar, and contact lists.

  • RSS feed is a new way of keeping track of changes in SharePoint lists and libraries — but only Outlook 2007 has this functionality built in.

  • MS Outlook 2003 and 2007, together with SharePoint 2007, are the ultimate tools for optimizing meeting procedures.

  • Use the Group Policy Templates Office12.adm and Outlk12.adm to configure Outlook and meeting workspaces from a central location.

  • MS OneNote is a fantastic tool for taking notes — It can be shared in real time with other OneNote users by storing its notebook file ...

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