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5192Re: [wpmac] From Windows/wordperfect to Macbook Pro

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  • Joe Edgell
    Jul 3, 2008
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      The oft quoted solutions, Bruce, are either the separate Windows
      partition and running WordPerfect under Windows using Bootcamp, the
      more elegant solution of running Windows within your Mac using
      Parallels desktop or VMWare's Fusion, or converting the documents
      using Dataviz's MacLinkPlus Deluxe. The easiest solution, if the most
      expensive, is the VMWare or Parallels solution.

      On 2 Jul 2008, at 12:20, Bruce Rogers wrote:

      > Hello. I'm a new member of this discussion group.
      > I'm currently a WordPerfect for Windows user, contemplating replacing
      > my Dell laptop and considering an Apple product for that replacement.
      > My firm uses WordPerfect as the word processor of choice (on Windows
      > machines). So I am wondering whether there is an implementation of
      > WordPerfect for a current generation of Apple laptop that would allow
      > me to remain integrated with the Windows-based group I work with.
      > I suppose one option is to run windows on a partition on the Apple
      > laptop, and to install WordPerfect for Windows and run it from that
      > partition. However I was kind of hoping to get away from the
      > perpetual operability hassles I have had to put up with since I
      > stopped using a Mac 15 years ago. Maybe that's just not a practical
      > dream.
      > Any suggestions?
      > Bruce Rogers
      > Dallas/Fort Worth

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