[Wine] Starting a Linux application for a windows file in wine

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Tue May 13 09:28:35 CDT 2008

On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 6:31 AM, dreamstogo <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
>  I created and entry for .xls in HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT with the Data of Spreadsheet. I then created a key called Spreadsheet, subkey shell, subkey open with the command /usr/bin/oocalc %1.
>  This works up to a point,
>  - when I click on a file in Infocentral (running under wine), oocalc now attempts to open and tries to open the file. The problem is that the name of the file is not passed to OO correctly, the %1 parameter should pass the names of the file to OO, it does but it is corrupted. it shows as,
>  Z:/home/hilary/infocentraldata/myfiles/filename.xls.
>  OO shows an error message and then stops.

See http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ#head-6a4666a784745253ded9de30af42cedbb4aba694

The examples are pretty weak, could somebody improve them?

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