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Microsoft PowerPoint

Part of Office 2010

Application Details:

Version: 2010 (32 bit)
License: Retail
URL: http://www.msoffice.com
Votes: 3
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 5.13-staging

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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What works

- Opening and saving presentations - Adding Images and Clip Art - Adding Shapes - Inserting Screenshots - WordArt, SmartArt, adding tables - Adding a short .mp3 sample, though playback cuts off about halfway and refuses to replay unless slide is re-accessed - File Recovery - Applying themes / Background Styles - Creating comments (but not editing them afterwards)

What does not

- Adding video (complains about missing codecs) - Printing (crashes when entering the printer tab) - Slideshow mode (freezes on a black screen) - Animations (causes app to freeze) - Editing existing comments: Cursor doesn't show up sometimes and no input is accepted

Workarounds

What was not tested

Anything not mentioned

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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Additional Comments

riched20.dll DLL override is required to run. Manipulating shapes seems to give an odd flying-in-from-outside animation to the object, while the main window briefly loses focus. Silver rating is given because neither printing nor presentations work - after all, PowerPoint is a presentation app.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowGentoo LinuxJul 20 20205.13-stagingYes Yes NoSilverRobert 
ShowSlackware64 -currentJul 21 20205.0.1Yes Yes YesGoldanonymous 
ShowUbuntu 18.04 "Bionic" amd64 (+variants like Kubuntu)Apr 04 20205.0Yes No NoGarbageTal Cohen 
ShowUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 22 20172.17Yes Yes NoSilverInvictus Tiberius 
ShowUbuntu 17.04 "Zesty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Feb 11 20172.1Yes Yes GoldJohn Chen 

Known Bugs

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 MS Word 2007 & 2010: Word can't save as PDF/A(ISO 19005-1) (needs sRGB Color Space Profile.icm) NEW View
38680 Cannot open http links with native Firefox on PowerPoint 2007 & 2010 NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

HOWTO
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(Updated 2015-04-20)

­Install 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.

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Window Resizing Issues

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:

  1. Select Window Rules
  2. Click "New..." to create a new Window Rules
  3. Enter the description
  4. Window Class: Regular Expression: value *\b(winword.exe|excel.exe|powerpnt.exe)\b.*
  5. Check "Match whole window class"
  6. Check on tab "Size & Position"
  7. Check "Full screen": value Force, No
  8. Check "Ignore Requested Geometry": value Force, Yes
  9. Click Okay
(The downside of this solution is that the KDE panel will still be visible in Slide Show mode.)

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