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7102Re: [wpmac] Re: WP Viewer opens Mac docs

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  • Chad Smith
    Nov 11, 2011
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      Doesn't Open / LibreOffice also handle WP Files? Not perfectly, of course.

      *- Chad W. Smith*
      *"I like a man who's middle name is W."*
      President George W. Bush - February 10, 2003 bit.ly/gwb-dubya


      On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 9:54 AM, em315 <em315@...> wrote:

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      >
      > Here's a free equivalent, built with AppleScript and the latest wpd2html.
      > I can think of a dozen improvements for it (it really should save the
      > temporary file in a hidden folder in the user folder), but it works
      > reasonably well and doesn't require files to be renamed:
      >
      > http://dl.dropbox.com/u/271144/WPViewer.zip
      >
      > It opens converted files in TextEdit, and you can then save them in other
      > formats. Of course footnotes, headers, cross-references, etc., etc., are
      > completely messed up.
      >
      > It should be easy to turn this into a contextual-menu service via
      > Automator.
      >
      >
      > --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "John R" <johnrethorst@...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Stumbled across a utility that opens and reads (with some formatting)
      > > WPMac docs -- on a Mac. Nice to see, as a sign of interest in the file
      > > format as well as its practical purpose. At:
      > >
      > > http://www.thelawbox.com/wpdviewermac/#
      > >
      > > John R.
      > >
      >
      >
      >


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