Installation Can open exisiting ppt and pptx files can make simple editing changes and save
What does not
Cannot add transitions Cannot show the powerpoint - screen turns black and program hangs, must force close.
What was not tested
Printing slides and notes.
Garbage - because you cannot display the presentation, which is the purpose of the program. This is related to the bug: 27958
|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 RichEdit Control 'riched20' installed by Microsoft Office 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016 (RichEdit v5.0+ requires native-only override)||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|
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: