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Re: [SLUG] Wine & MYOB
- To: Stuart Guthrie <slug@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Wine & MYOB
- From: Howard Lowndes <lannet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2004 11:18:37 +1000
- Cc: "<Unknown>MailList-SLUG" <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Organization: LANNet Computing Associates
On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 23:05, Stuart Guthrie wrote:
> I looked at this issue about 3 months ago and went back to win4lin. Wine
> was bad with fonts (this is apparently resolvable), the printing was bad
> (I sort of got it sometimes working as .ps output - don't even think
> about getting it to work with specially designed invoices etc) and it
> was all just taking up too much time to get the required result.
I might just look at that.
> Go win4lin, it works well. Better yet try sqlledger or gnucash or
Ya, I know about sql-ledger (use it myself) but you know how
conservative finance types can be, esp if they are looking for any
excuse not to get off their comfort zone with M$.
> On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 22:35, David Kempe wrote:
> > Howard Lowndes wrote:
> > > 1607: Unable to install Installshield Scripting Runtime
> > >
> > I don't know much about WINE, never used it much, but I know that I have
> > got that error on XP systems and a samba server. It has to do with some
> > profile information being located on a disconnected drive (like the
> > registry info for 'My Pictures' or something).
> > there is also a patch that can help it on the MYOB CD - in one of the
> > subdirectories its a patch for the installshield things that might not work.
> > > OK, so perhaps I should be trying to use an installed system, but how do
> > > I know what files I need in my various parts of the wine filesystem?
> > Just install MYOB into a windows box, and copy the entire c:\myob folder
> > over. It should work just fine without actually 'installing' it in the
> > WINE install. If its Premier we are talking about here, then its a
> > different story :(
> > >
> > > Heeeeellllllllllllllppppppppppppp!
> > let me know if that maybe useless advice helped
> > dave
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