[Wine] Current state of MS Office 2003?

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Dec 31 10:04:58 CST 2009

2009/12/31 dimesio <wineforum-user at winehq.org>:
> David Gerard wrote:

>> I installed Office 2003 in Wine without any winetricks or native DLLs.
>> Excel works great, Word crashes a lot and can't save.
>> What's the current best attempt to get Word 2003 to work in Wine? I
>> see the AppDB shows no ideas on getting it working ...
>> It's supported in CrossOver, so it should be possible in winehq Wine!
>> Has anyone got Word working?

> There's a regression in 1.1.35 that prevents saving files in Word. It's already fixed in git. This is stated in the Office 2003 entry under "Known Regressions," and there is a big red warning in the Word 2003 entry.

My problem was that it would crash on launch. Open a file, click
anywhere and Word crashes, restarts, crashes, restarts, crashes ...

I also understand that using Office 2003, native riched20.dll is
recommended - is this the case, is this documented anywhere obvious?

- d.

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