Lync for Mac 2011 client cannot view a shared PowerPoint presentation

Summary

The Microsoft Lync for Mac 2011 client cannot view a shared Microsoft Office 2013 PowerPoint presentation under the following circumstances:
  • A conference attendee signed in to the conference by using the Lync for Mac 2011 client.
  • A conference presenter signed in to the conference by using the Microsoft Lync Web App 2013 client.
  • The conference presenter uses the Lync Web App 2013 client to share a Office 2013 PowerPoint presentation by using the Share PowerPoint feature.

More Information

This issue occurs because of the way that the Lync Web App 2013 client was designed. To address this issue, use the following workaround.

Workaround

To work around this issue, have a conference presenter use the Lync Web App 2013 client's Share Program feature to select the PowerPoint program when conference participants are using the Lync for Mac 2011 client.
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Article ID: 2904432 - Last Review: 1 Nov 2013 - Revision: 1

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