WPS Office

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WPS Office for Linux is an efficient,stable and compatible alternative for microsoft office with modern UI which supports cross-device file transfer,cloud backup.The suite contains writer,presentation and spreadsheet


install wps-officeAUR from AUR


Language aids

interface language

To change interface lannguage of WPS you can install wps-office-mui-fr-frAUR for French,wps-office-mui-ja-jpAUR for Japanese,etc.Then set your language by selecting Review->Spell Check->Set Language to choose your language and restart WPS.

Spell checking

For spell checking,you need to install wps-office-extension-german-dictionaryAURfor German,wps-office-extension-french-dictionaryAURfor French,etc.Then,customize spell check by selecting Tool -> Options -> Language -> choose to choose your language and restart WPS.



What is the command to start WPS Office

wps,et,wpp is the command to start WPS Writer,WPS Spreadsheet and WPS Presentation

formula can not display normally

the display of most Mathematical formula need fonts show below:

symbol.ttf webdings.ttf wingding.ttf wingdng2.ttf wingdng3.ttf monotypesorts.ttf MTExtra.ttf

ttf-wps-fontsAUR in AUR contain all of these fonts except monotypesorts.ttf,you can install it directly.

Microsoft Office file in KDE is recognized as Zip

after install WPS Office,Microsoft Office file will be recognized as zip,and can't open with WPS,you can change this kind of recognition by delete mime file in /usr/share/packages/:

sudo rm /usr/share/mime/packages/wps-office-*.xml
sudo update-mime-database /usr/share/mime

Fcitx imput method framework can't input on WPS

add following lines to /usr/bin/wps /usr/bin/et /usr/bin/wpp seperately to add fcitx to writer,spreadsheet and presentation:

export XMODIFIERS="@im=fcitx"
export QT_IM_MODULE="fcitx"

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