So far, Creating, loading and playing (f5) a presentation works, effects, transitions, fullscreen
What does not
There is a crash at startup
Set riched20.dll to (native, builtin) in winecfg fixes the crash
What was not tested
Macros, video, sound
Tested on a separate win32 wine prefix, following the howto for office 2007 installer found on its appdb entry.
Wine version is the one in Ubuntu's repositories
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||Oct 04 2018||3.0.2||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||Andres Rivas|
|Show||Elementary OS Luna||Mar 07 2015||1.6.1||Yes||Yes||Gold||an anonymous user|
|Show||Fedora 17 x86_64||Aug 29 2012||1.5.11||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64||Jul 08 2012||1.5.8||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
|Show||Debian GNU/Linux 7.x "Wheezy" x86_64||May 29 2012||1.5.5||Yes||Yes||Bronze||an anonymous user|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|7156||Multiple apps need wingdings.ttf||NEW||View|
|7416||Support multiple independent displays for PowerPoint, OpenOffice.org, etc||NEW||View|
|14966||Cannot insert clip art in MS Word/Publisher in Office XP/2003||NEW||View|
|14980||Wine does not automatically use the RichEdit Control 'riched20' installed by Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016 (RichEdit v5.0+ requires native-only override)||NEW||View|
|19534||Office 2007 menu button loses focus||NEW||View|
|23108||Excel & Powerpoint 2003/2007: can't switch between open documents from taskbar, misplaced taskbar icon||NEW||View|
|23805||Word / Excel 2007: issues with maximalized/windowed switching on dual monitor||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|29255||Microsoft Office 2003, 2007 & 2010 applications do not print OTF||NEW||View|
|30587||Office 2007/2010 apps (Word, Powerpoint) cannot be maximized after being unmaximized by window manager||NEW||View|
|37383||Office 2007/2010 - Submenus invisible on GNOME 3.14||UNCONFIRMED||View|
|38680||Cannot open http links with native Firefox on PowerPoint 2007 & 2010||NEW||View|
Follow the directions in the Microsoft Office (installer only) entry to install.
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 Powerpoint will no longer show up in the taskbar.
Solution 3: (KDE users only) In System Settings, Window Behavior, do the following: