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Word 2007



Category: Main > Productivity > Word Processing > Word > 2007


NameWord
Version2007
License Retail
URLhttp://www.microsoft.com/word/
Votes 18
RatingSilver
Wine Version1.7.22
Maintainers of this version:
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Description
Word processing component of Office 2007.
Old test results
The test results for this version are very old, and as such they may not represent the current state of Wine. Please consider submitting a new test report.
Selected Test Results (selected in 'Test Results' table below)

What works

  • Edit, load, save and format text
  • Format templates, designs
  • Inserting graphics
  • Page header and footer
  • Tables, textfields, diagram, word- and smart art
  • syllabication, watermarks, change page layout
  • Spell checking
  • Inserting and editing formulas (macro support must be installed)
  • Inserting symbols
  • Graphic captions, table of contents, bibliography


What does not

  • Save as PDF (does not appear in save as dialog)
  • Main menu closes when right column changes a second time
  • Sometimes the context menu opens at wrong position
  • Opening hyperlinks
  • Italics are not removed when switching back to "Normal" format template
  • Browsing help (gecko not found)
  • Sometimes it feels a bit slow



What was not tested

  • Cliparts
  • Macros
  • Mailing
  • Revisions, tracking, changes
  • Protecting document
  • All online features


Additional Comments

A 32 bit WINEPREFIX (WINEARCH=win32) is neccessary to install msxml6 via winetricks.

Set riched20.dll to native.
Test Results
DistributionTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?RatingSubmitter
CurrentLinux Mint 17 "Qiana" x86_64Aug 03 20141.7.22 Yes Yes Silver mx2 
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Nov 30 20141.6.2 Yes Yes Bronze Alberto 
ShowGentoo LinuxJun 19 20141.6.2 Yes Yes Gold H. M. Kruse 
ShowopenSUSE 12.3 x86_64Oct 15 20131.7.4 Yes Yes Silver Rosanne 
ShowUbuntu 12.04 "Precise" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Apr 21 20131.5.28 Yes Yes Silver an anonymous user 


Known bugs
Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
6416 wineps uses custom encoded fonts NEW View
7156 Multiple apps need wingdings.ttf NEW View
7372 Can't copy and paste between native apps (e.g., Open Office, Firefox, Gimp) and some Wine apps (affects Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Excel) NEW View
14966 Cannot insert clip art in MS Word/Publisher in Office XP/2003 NEW View
15241 Microsoft Office 2007: Cannot updated IME dictionary NEW View
19534 Office 2007 menu button loses focus NEW View
20171 Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010: vertical ruler has misplaced numbers NEW View
21852 word 2007 loses bold and italic formatting on some fonts when printing to file UNCONFIRMED View
22458 Word 2007: Impossible to insert symbol by clicking on its center NEW View
23805 Word / Excel 2007: issues with maximalized/windowed switching on dual monitor UNCONFIRMED View
24289 Office Word 2007 : Drag from native apps, drop to word doesn't work NEW View
24353 MS-Word. export LANG=he_IL.UTF8. Broken word order while writing. NEW View
25239 "Network Places" freezes Word 2007 NEW View
25509 Word 2007 Blog Post feature will not allow blog account registration. NEW View
28993 Wrong equation rendering in MS Word 2007 NEW View
29240 Anti-aliasing not working for all fonts NEW View
29788 Microsoft Word 2007 needs unimplemented function propsys.dll.PSGetPropertyDescriptionListFromString for saving a file when winver set to Vista or later NEW View
30587 Office 2007 apps (Word, Powerpoint) cannot be maximized after being unmaximized by window manager NEW View
37390 Word 2007: crashes when choosing a font UNCONFIRMED View
37396 MS Word 2007 & 2010: Word can't save as PDF/A(ISO 19005-1) (needs sRGB Color Space Profile.icm) NEW View

 
HOWTO
(updated 2012-6-10)

Follow the instructions in the entry for Microsoft Office (installer only) for installing. ­

  • Leave the Windows version set to the default of Windows XP. 
  • If using 64 bit Wine, you must create a pure 32 bit wineprefix with WINEARCH=win32.
  • Set riched20 to native (needed for correct display of some dialogs) after installing. There is no need to copy the dll, as Office 2007 installs its own versions, but the overrides must be set in winecfg in order for Wine to use them.  These overrides should not be set globally unless Office is installed in a separate wineprefix.
  • The default bullet characters are from Wingdings. If you want them to look the same as on Windows, install that font.



 
Window Resizing Issues

Workarounds for bugs 23805 and 30587:

Solution 1: Run in an emulated virtual desktop. This is probably the easiest solution for most users.

Solution 2: Uncheck "Allow the window manager to control the windows" in winecfg. The downside is that Word will no longer show up in the taskbar.

Solution 3: (KDE users only) In System Settings, Window Behavior, do the following:

  1. Select Window Rules
  2. Click "New..." to create a new Window Rules
  3. Enter the description
  4. Window Class: Regular Expression: value *\b(winword.exe|excel.exe|powerpnt.exe)\b.*
  5. Check "Match whole window class"
  6. Check on tab "Size & Position"
  7. Check "Full screen": value Force, No
  8. Check "Ignore Requested Geometry": value Force, Yes
  9. Click Okay

 
Graphics Driver Bugs
The following are not Wine bugs, but are graphics driver bugs exposed by Wine and known to affect Office 2007:

185.xx.xx nVidia

X will crash when scrolling a document in Word 2007 when using a driver in this series.  Upgrade to 195.xx.xx or later. 

xf86-video-intel 2.12.0 through 2.15.0

GUI controls are painted black: http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=30157   Upgrade to 2.16.0 or later.

 




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