Nearly everything works: Loading presentations Creating text Creating graphics Cutting/Pasting images between Powerpoint and gimp (and other Linux applications) Displaying the presentation Exporting as PDF/XPS with add-on from Microsoft: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=7
What does not
When resizing and editing shapes, the screen becomes black, this makes it difficult to see what you are doing (but it is still usable though). Note: this bug is fixed in Wine 1.5.4 (I have just updated, I will make another post as soon as I have fully tested it).
What was not tested
Embedded videos Cliparts
* I changed the following DLL overrides (as recommended in previous posts): riched20(native) * I am using it on a regular basis for my professional presentations and did not encounter any problem. I could also load my previous presentations flawlessly. * I also installed additional fonts using 'winetricks'
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||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|
|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: