3947[wpmac] Re: Is there really a version of WP for the Mac?
- Jun 7, 2007Tom
Thanks for this. I'll test it out as soon as Parallels 3 allows me
to. Upgrades, why bother.
>Geoff, I recently played around with WPWin 11, and it will import WPMac
>files, though WPMac is not listed under export formats. The trick is
>that the WPMac files have to be in the 3.x format rather than 3.5e AKA
>WPMac 4. Save As WP 3.x, or use the droplet in John's WordPerfect Tips
>& Macros under File types:
>"You might want to change some files from WP version 3's format to the
>newer 3.5e type or vice versa, for example to import into a page layout
>program. This AppleScript does it easily. It's a droplet, so you can
>drag and drop one or more files on it in the Finder, or double-click to
>open and choose a file to change. Save this script in your AppleScript
>editor as an application, not showing startup screen:
>set theFile to choose file with prompt "Choose a file:"
>on open theDrop
>repeat with theFile in theDrop
>tell application "Finder"
>if file type of theFile contains "WPD3" then
>set file type of theFile to "WPD4"
>else if file type of theFile contains "WPD4" then
>set file type of theFile to "WPD3"
>John, hope you don't mind my simply pasting your AppleScript into the
>message like this. I have used it a lot.
>ALSO, the file has to have the .wpm file extension for WPWin to open it
>(don't know if .wpd would work, haven't tried that; I do these
>experiments on a PC at the hospital that has WPWin 11 installed).
>Hope this helps.
>> Re: Is there really a version of WP for the Mac?
>> Posted by: "Geoff Gilbert" Geoff@...
>> Date: Wed Jun 6, 2007 11:25 pm ((PDT))
>>> >BTW, WPWin did at one time have filters to open WPMac 3 files and to
>>> >save as WPMac, I think thru WP 10, but the version I have, 11, lacks
>>> >this feature.
>> I have X3 under Parallels. Is there a way for WPWin to open WPMac
>> files directly or do I need to save as WP6 in the WPMac dialog?
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