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SharePoint Quick Tip – Presence Information


If you have presence enabled in your SharePoint deployment (you know, you get those little round ball icons next to names within SharePoint), if you haven’t before, try giving it a hover over with your cursor. You’ll see that you get the down arrow next to it, which you can then expand down, to show some handy tools. You can see the email of the user, schedule a meeting, view their My Site, Send an email, look up contact information in Microsoft Outlook, and view the properties of that contact in Outlook.

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About Geoff Varosky
Geoff Varosky is a Senior Architect for BlueMetal Architects, based out of Watertown, MA. He has been architecting and developing web based applications his entire career, and has been working with SharePoint for the past 13 years. Geoff is an active member of the SharePoint community, Co-Founder and Co-Organizer of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group, co-founder for the Boston Office 365 Users Group, co-organizer for SharePoint Saturday Boston and speaks regularly at SharePoint events and user groups.

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