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Re: Odd WP 3.5e behavior to Xserve

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  • Phillip Jones, C.E.T.
    Everyone has to realize that WP Mac is an OS9 program that runs through a emulator when called in OSX. In OS9 go to getInfo and tick the check box for
    Message 1 of 8 , Sep 12, 2005
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      Everyone has to realize that WP Mac is an OS9 program that runs through
      a emulator when called in OSX. In OS9 go to getInfo and tick the check
      box for stationery which means it will open a "copy" of the file. and
      not open the original file.

      russellhwalker wrote:
      > --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "John Rethorst"
      > <jrethorst@y...> wrote:
      >> Unlocking the file on open and updating its modification date are
      >> things WP can't do on its own.
      >
      > The evidence indicates otherwise if the Unix permissions allow but
      > the file is locked. I've got an existence proof with over 500,000
      > instances.
      >
      > This may be some artifact of a massive transfer from an ASIP 6.3
      > share, which is why I gave the history. Anyway, if the Unix
      > permissions don't permit writing the file, then WordPerfect doesn't
      > seem to be able to unlock the file and change the modify date/time
      > simply upon opening the file.
      >
      > Russ

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