Review of Microsoft® Office SharePoint Workspace 2010
Giving a fast, anytime anywhere access to Microsoft SharePoint 2010 content, MicrosoftÂ SharePoint Workspace 2010 is a Microsoft Office Client that allows you to create a personal workspace that is local and synched to MicrosoftÂ SharePoint 2010 and take MicrosoftÂ SharePoint site offline.
With the increasing mobility at work, Microsoft SharePointÂ Workspace 2010 is a handy application that helps you access Microsoft SharePointÂ and contribute to its libraries from online as well as offline locations. With its fast processing and accessibility, it is ideal for people who travel frequently and need to be in touch with their work.
Sync collaborated content on Microsoft SharePointÂ 2010, team site and document libraries or lists with Microsoft SharePointÂ Workspace 2010, a new generation of Microsoft Groove 2007. It allows information workers to accessing Microsoft SharePoint,Â to access and contribute to libraries and lists in online as well as offline modes.
To improve consistency with other Microsoft Office 2010 applications, Microsoft SharePointÂ Workspace 2010 has changed its security approach. This helps provide a more secure and manageable environment.
It lets you save a shortcut to the site on your desktop so you can open Microsoft SharePointÂ Workspace with a simple click. You can even pause communications if you face a problem while synchronizing the site. It also gives you the feature to mark read or unread files. This can ensure that you don't have to spend too much time looking for the site or read and unread files.
Document Library View
It is used to filter and refine data and you can create both personal and public views for a file or folder. The 'Drag and Drop' option lets you drag and drop a file or folder into the Microsoft SharePointÂ Workspace window. This helps save time as you no longer have to copy the contents of a document in your workspace and add to a new document in Microsoft SharePoint.
Microsoft Groove Launchbar
This feature make Microsoft SharePointÂ Workspace 2010 an easy-to-use product. Using the options available on the Microsoft GrooveÂ Launchbar, you can choose to stay online or go offline. You can also store your content wherever desired through the Microsoft GrooveÂ Launchbar. The Microsoft GrooveÂ Launchbar also indicates read, unread content, lets you know about any problems occurring during sync through visual indicators. Running short on time, you can quickly use the Microsoft GrooveÂ Launchbar to manage, search and locate your items.
The list of tools in Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010 has been moved from the bottom horizontal pane to vertical pane. You can customize the tool bar by arranging the tools in an alphabetic order. This makes the tools more visible to the users and helps you save time.
If you travel too much but always want to stay in touch with your work, then this is the tool for you. Whether you are offline or online, you can always access your work and add to folders and libraries.
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