Installing, starting (with override for riched20), basic functions: opening and saving files (with workarounds listed below), basic text entry and formatting, inserting pictures and shapes, designs, printing.
What does not
Slideshow view, animations, transitions.
The ribbon frequently becomes garbled; mousing over helps temporarily.
What was not tested
Everything not mentioned above.
Disable Protected View and install msxml6 to work around bugs 25492 and 25494. While it is possible to create and save a simple presentation, the inability to view a slideshow makes the app unable to perform the main function for which it is intended, hence the garbage rating.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Show||Gentoo Linux||Jul 20 2020||5.13-staging||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Robert|
|Show||Slackware64 -current||Jul 21 2020||5.0.1||Yes||Yes||Yes||Gold||anonymous|
|Show||Ubuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)||Apr 04 2020||5.0||Yes||No||No||Garbage||Tal Cohen|
|Show||Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Sep 22 2017||2.17||Yes||Yes||No||Silver||Invictus Tiberius|
|Show||Ubuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Feb 11 2017||2.1||Yes||Yes||Gold||John Chen|
|Bug #||Description||Status||Resolution||Other apps affected|
|14980||Wine does not automatically use the riched20 installed by Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016||REOPENED||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|
|37396||Multiple applications need "sRGB Color Space Profile.icm" (Asperite, Word 2007, Word 2010)||NEW||View|
|38680||Cannot open http links with native Firefox on PowerPoint 2007 & 2010||NEW||View|
ÂInstall to a clean wineprefix following the instructions in the Microsoft Office (installer only) entry. Do not change the Windows version to anything higher than XP or you will run into bug 29788.
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: