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Microsoft Word Viewer

Word Viewer 2003 (Release Date: December 15, 2004) ­is the successor of Word Viewer 97/2000 and used to display, print and copy from Word documents (or rtf or regular text documents)­.

 

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Note that plain Word Viewer 2003 is no longer available from Microsoft. The current download link installs the installs the 2007 version, which is really the 2003 version with SP1 applied. ­  You can tell which version you have by the name of the downloaded file:

  • wdviewer.exe is the filename for the Word Viewer 2003 installer
  • wordview_en-us.exe is the filename for the current (2007) version

Application Details:

Version: 2003
License: Free to use
URL: http://office.microsoft.com/do...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.2

Maintainers: About Maintainership

Test Results

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What works

Installation (mostly -- fails at last stage, but the files are there)

File navigation to the "/" folder fails; you need to go to "z:"

Opens a file and displays first page

What does not

Can't scroll through my document: WORDVIEW crashes as soon as I try that.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Anything else!

Hardware tested

Graphics:

  • GPU:
  • Driver:

Additional Comments

Garbage for my particular purpose, but probably depends on the content of the document you are trying to view. My document contained many windows vector graphics and photos.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowopenSUSE 11.2Jul 17 20101.2No Not installable Garbagebobca 
ShowPuppy Linux 4.xApr 08 20101.1.42Yes Yes SilverChristoffer 
ShowUbuntu 9.04 "Jaunty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 04 20091.1.22Yes Yes Platinuman anonymous user 
ShowLinuxWizardDec 17 20101.0.1Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowOpenSolaris 2008.05Aug 12 20081.1.2Yes Yes SilverVit Hrachovy 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
3318 MS WordViewer 2003 does not install CLOSED FIXED View
3512 Word Viewer 2003 file dialog has issues CLOSED FIXED View
3513 Word Viewer 2003 crashes when trying to access file menu after closing a document. CLOSED FIXED View
10147 Word Viewer 2003 - Tab behavior differs from Windows CLOSED FIXED View
11509 Wordviewer 2003 is unable to open documents encrypted with AES CLOSED FIXED View
12218 word viewer 2003 - required / difference columns do not countain data CLOSED FIXED View
12380 Support fd.o file type associations CLOSED FIXED View
13092 Word Viewer in wine displays hebrew reversed NEW View
19318 Word Viewer 2003 - installs extra files? (appinstall) CLOSED FIXED View
19319 Word Viewer 2003 - installs wrong files (appinstall) CLOSED FIXED View
19440 Word Viewer 2003 - Tab button does not work CLOSED FIXED View
20391 Word 2003 background of tab stops is wrong color CLOSED FIXED View
23061 Installation of wordviewer 2003 (11.6506.6505) SP1 patch(es) failes CLOSED FIXED View
33756 Word 2003: Formula symbols get outside formula frame UNCONFIRMED View
35473 Microsoft Word Viewer 2003 crashes on unimplemented function t2embed.dll.TTDeleteEmbeddedFont when opening Word 201x documents CLOSED FIXED View

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