StartInstantMessagingButton class

Lync 2013

Use the StartInstantMessagingButton control in Lync Control applications to enable the user to open a Lync conversation window and start an instant messaging conversation between the user who activated the control, and another user specified by the Source property.


Namespace:  Microsoft.Lync.Controls
Assembly:  Microsoft.Lync.Controls (in Microsoft.Lync.Controls.dll)

public class StartInstantMessagingButton : ContactButton

The control can also start an IM conversation with a distribution group.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.