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What compatibility issues present with MOSS 2007 and Office 2010?

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 28, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
We have been running MOSS 2007 for a year now and recently upgraded office workstations to Office 2010.  I am trying to research what compatibility issues might be experienced with this match of products.  Thank you for any examples.

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