Writer's Blocks

Version 3 of popular organizing program for writers.

Application Details:

Version: 3
License: Retail
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0-rc5

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Test Results

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What works

Basic functions appear to work.

What does not

The drop-down menu appears choppy on my machine, but that may be my problem.


What was not tested

Pretty much everything.

Hardware tested


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Additional Comments

wine daily git used: wine-1.1.5-207-gc425c8a

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
CurrentUbuntu 8.10 "Intrepid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 28 20081.0-rc5Yes Yes BronzeSusan Cragin 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
19557 WritersBlocks 3 has problem displaying text boxes NEW View

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HowTo / Notes


The program appears to install and run pretty well provided you install it with:

winetricks vb6run mfc40

See bug 15428 for other information. 


Writers Blocks is now at verison 5 and has a free trial. I haven't used the software in years, but at least you can test it on a wineprefix before buying it.