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7759[wpmac] Re: WP DOS on Mac

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  • rdurlock
    Apr 14, 2013
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      I 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 wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.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
      > >version?
      > >
      > >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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