[Wine] Newb needs help with Lotus Ami Pro
austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jun 19 11:09:09 CDT 2009
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 5:26 AM, drpetrov<wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hi, folks.
> I'm new to both Ubuntu Linux and Wine.
> I've been running Lotus Ami Pro for years under Windows 98 and have about 70MB of Ami Pro files. Nowadays, though, printers are not made to support Windows 98 anymore.
> I had heard about WINE, and rather than buy another Microsoft product, I decided to see if I could run Ami Pro under another OS. My new printer works perfectly under Linux, so that's not a problem.
> Abiword can open Ami Pro files, but only if they do not contain tables or frames. Well, tables and frames are pretty damn important and 90% of my documents have one or the other.
> Ami Pro runs under Windows 3.1 so I figured it would work perfectly under WINE. It doesn't use the registry and only has a couple of .ini files you need to put in the WINDOWS directory.
It's a win16 program then...they're supposed to work under wine, but
have more bugs since they aren't tested as much. File a bug.
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