If "running" meant at the process level and not just installed, then word does not have to be running.....COM creates the appropriate instances of whatever is requested via COM. But yes, Word does have to be installed.
However, wonder what the wine project could afford this discussion? Maybe you could do it on a 'nix afterall?! > -----Original Message----- > I assume if you are setting up a dynamic connection to Word, > Word will have to be running - which almost implies > a Windows box. > > Whether the COM component/add-on to PHP (also?) demands a > Windows box, I can't say. -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php