7759[wpmac] Re: WP DOS on Mac
- Apr 14, 2013I use WP 5.1 for DOS on my MACbook Pro without any hitches. I can even print to my wireless printer using all formatting commands! DOSBox works great! I love my WP 5.1 and PlanPerfect working happily on my MAC! Take that Bill Gates!
--- In email@example.com, "J.J. McVeigh" <kd4vs@...> wrote:
> At 22:33 +0000 13.04.2013, userbimbob wrote:
> >i'm wondering how similar the DOS version of WordPerfect is to the Mac
> >i've got Boxer to run another legacy app, and if the DOS version
> >supports fonts and has the show/reveal codes feature...
> >and is it easy to find the DOS version, i've read somewhere it was
> >friendlier than using the win versions...
> I first started using WordPerfect on a DOS machine. I subsequently
> bought a Mac for use at home, and I bought the Mac version of
> WordPerfect. The DOS program could read the Mac WP files seamlessly,
> as I recall, and vice versa.
> WP for the Mac was very Mac-like. WP for DOS was, well, DOS-like.
> If you know the commands, or had the template for the function keys,
> it was a fine word-processing program. WP for the Mac was a
> pleasure. Lovely graphic interface, very intuitive.
> Still using WP for the Mac, thanks to folks here.
> John Joseph McVeigh, Attorney at Law
> Butler, Maryland 21023-0128
> Practice before the Federal Communications Commission
> Member: NY; DC; and USPTO Bars
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