Re: WINE: MS OFFICE 2000 loads upto the office assiatant appearance
Thanks for the tip.... everything you said s right.
Right now i was able to to reinstall it without the
Office Assistant and it works fine...
However, im trying to figure out a way to put an icon
that would launch word or excel from the desktop...
specifically for windowmaker desktop... iwont be using
kde or gnome...
--- Bijan Soleymani <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I had the same problem, but the next time I ran
> word it worked. By
> default you get
> the assistant the first time you start up any office
> application and
> that will always
> crash wine. The best idea would probably be to
> uninstall the assistant
> (there's absolutely no use in keeping it since it
> will simply crash
> wine, however
> you might want to keep it if you use it in windows
> and actually find it
> useful :) ), you
> can do that from the setup program on the cdrom
> either by choosing
> add-remove or
> by reinstalling entirely. Also note that Outlook and
> Frontpage simply
> won't work at all,
> and that the other office components are not exactly
> rock solid.
> When dealing with wine I find it's useful to
> keep a tarball of your
> wine directory
> including your config files and your fake windows
> directory that way you
> can restore
> everything when something goes wrong.
> Hope that helps,
> Irvin Temp wrote:
> >I installed amd configured wine, from the latest of
> >woody...Then installed MS Office 2k, but when the
> >does a wine ./wine/c/blahblah/WINWORD.EXE, it loads
> >upto the Offie assistant appearnce then it hangs...
> >My system is a P3 550Mhz, with 64MB of RAM.
> >Any ideas?
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