So i just installed office 2007 following the instructions from winehq.com. i also followed the post installation instructions:
Post Installation Instructions*
Once installed, one override is necessary. Without it, Powerpoint and Infopath with not start, and some dialog boxes in other Office apps will not display correctly. Follow the steps below:
Open winecfg by going to Applications > Wine > Configure Wine. Or open a terminal and type:
In the Libraries tab in the area labeled "New override for library" type in riched20.dll and click on Add.
You will see it appear in the list below. Now select the riched20 in the list that we just added and click on the Edit button.
Set it to Native (Windows) and click OK.
This will allow Powerpoint and the other applications to run correctly.
Note :Do not install riched20 with winetricks. Office 2007 installs its own version of riched20.
If Office is installed in a separate wineprefix, you can safely set the override globally. If not, set the overrides separately for each Office application.
Do i need to do anything else? Any other tweaks I need to do to run word, excel, powerpoint smoothly? I have wine version 1.2.2. Im not experiencing problems yet; powerpoint crashed on me once. i closed it, opened it again and it was working fine. i got an error about wine being the issue that it crashed. but like i said, after the crash it was running fine again.