With Microsoft® Office Communicator 2007 R2, you can select multiple contacts or a group in your Contact List to start an IM (Instant Messaging) conference. You can also escalate a one-to-one IM session to a group conference by simply inviting other contacts to an IM session.

 

Start an IM conference with multiple contacts

In the Contact List, hold the CTRL key, and then select the contacts you want to invite. Right-click the last contact, and then click Send an Instant Message. Type your message in the Message Entry box, and then press ENTER.

 

Start an IM conference with a group

In the Contact List, right-click a group name, and then click Send an Instant Message. Type your message in the Message Entry box, and then press ENTER.

 

 

Invite someone to an IM session or conference

In the Conversation window, click Invite, and then select the contacts you want to invite.

 

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Neeti Gupta
Product Manager, UC Technical Audience Marketing

Published Monday, March 09, 2009 9:10 AM by octeam