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Office Communicator 2007 Keyboard Shortcuts – Communicator – Office.com

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/11/29

I wasn’t aware that Office Communicator supported keyboard shortcuts for text formatting in the chat window.

Since I normally use RDP/MSTSC connections to a work machine (the laptop often moves around which means that network connections aren’t
“persistent”), which means that every once in a while a key like Shift, Alt, Ctrl, or Windows hangs.

That’s how I found out why sometimes the font in the chat window changed a bit: most often the font became strike through, which corresponds to Ctrl-T.

Three things that Microsoft should improve here:

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Microsoft Office Communicator: error message with ID 504 means “you think the other party is on-line, but it is off-line”

Posted by jpluimers on 2013/01/17

Every once in a while, Office Communicator indicates a contact is not off-line and allows me to send messages to him/her, but then gives an error 504.

The reason is that the off-line status replicates slowly, so you were not aware your contact went off-line while typing the message.

The Error ID 504 is just an unfrienly way of saying “your contact went off-line, but you didn’t know that when sending the message, and I don’t have a friendly way of telling you this”.

–jeroen

via: Communicator 2007 R2 Help on Error ID 504.

Posted in Communicator, Office, Power User, Windows, Windows 7, Windows XP | Leave a Comment »

 
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