A long time ago I converted my friend from Windows XP to Linux. However, sometime he needs to run MS-Word or PowerPoint due to compatibility issue with OO. So he
begged asked me if I could assist him installing Office 2003 on Linux using Wine.
After some research I came across Tom Wickline’s blog post about installing the same. He has provided an excellent step-by-step guide on office 2003 issues and running Wndows apps under Linux:
Microsoft Office 2003 (Professional Edition) represents a major upgrade to previous versions of the world's most popular suite of software applications. Office 2003 includes new and familiar products, features, and functionality that can help organizations and their employees connect to coworkers, information, and business processes quickly and effectively.
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