I am running MS Office under wine and would like to print PDF documents.
Installing the official extension via wine does nothing.
The answer is cups-pdf
If there's no such folder, create PDF at your home:
Now you're set to go. From MS Word, do Print -> Select
Download the official extension from Microsoft's website. It didn't work for me eihter initially, but this is because I have Microsoft Office installed in a separate Wine prefix.
To find out if you have Word installed in a separate prefix, look at the file
From this I can see that Office is installed in the prefix
Now go to the folder where you downloaded the official PDF add-on. And run the .exe file using the following command, replacing
In my case the prefix is
After doing this, restart Word, and you should see the option to save as a PDF in the Save As file menu.
I support runeks' answer.
However, I kept having problems installing the SaveAsPDF.exe extension - it never showed up as being installed.
I finally realized that I had used PlayOnLinux to install Office rather than pure Wine, and this meant using the PoL Wine prefix.
This thread (in Italian!) helped me solve it:
Basically had to look in my /home/name/.PlayOnLinux/wineprefix folder to discover the correct WINEPREFIX path, then used that to run the .exe file.