Exploring the New and Improved Features for End Users

The previous version of the SharePoint products brought confusion to end users. The user interface was inconsistent and difficult to maneuver between pages. For example, some pages had a Back button, some had menu items on the page that you could click on and go back to, and some had nothing to get you “back,” and you had to use the browser's Back feature or type in the URL to get back to where you wanted to go. In addition, some functions had to be performed outside the portal, some could only be done from within, and some could be done either way.

SharePoint 2003 has a better user interface from the portal and also has a tighter integration with Microsoft Office 2003. A user can be working ...

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