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DavkaWriter Platinum 6

Application Details:

Version: 6.0.5
License:
URL: http://www.davka.com
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 0.9.28.

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What works

The basic program seems to work as is, but lots of little bits on the display - fonts in the icons, buttons and so on rather than the main display itself - are flaky. You can select different fonts, switch into hebrew and type - provided you have a valid keyboard selected, then the correct hebrew characters are displayed including the nikkud (pointing) correctly positioned under the consonants. Old files will load; the Hebrew fonts are correct, but due to Times Roman and Arial not being present on a Linux box, the english text is completely unreadable.


What does not

The InstallShield display produced errors on as does starting the program. Simplt leaving it running for a period without typing anything then generates further output.

The icons that should be inserted for TAB characters in the ruler just appear as boxes; the icons that should appear on the standard 'Hebrew' keyboard appear as boxes, as do the text telling you which keyboard to select. When clicking the drop-down box to select a font, many are just displayed (to the side) as a series of boxes, although many do show up correctly in their ("ABCD...") display; hitting escape then causes the drop-down box to disappear, but leaves a big grey blob in the top right-hand corner of the document display area.


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Additional Comments

Sort of half-way between Bronze and Garbage; it *does* run, but particularly with existing documents is close to being unusable. Also, without a good working knowledge of the program on a Windows platform, you wouldn't be able to find your way around the broken icons to switch keyboards and use it.

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
CurrentFedora Core 4Dec 27 20060.9.28.Yes Yes NoBronzean anonymous user 

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