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  • John Rethorst
    ... There are several items in the Conversions folder in the Files section here. Look first at Smokey Ardisson s Conversion Tips - PC to Mac and Opening &
    Message 1 of 2 , Nov 19, 2005
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      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, Rural Heritage <editor@r...> wrote:

      > Many of my books are on 3.5" floppies in DOS WordPerfect 4.2. When I
      > first switched to Mac (OS 8.7) the files opened right up when
      > clicked, so I left them as is. Now I am running OS 9.2.2 with WP 3.5e
      > and MacLinkPlus Deluxe 13.002 and can't open those files (if only I'd
      > taken time to convert them when they DID open!) MacLinkPlus says
      > "unsupported document." Trying to open directly into WordPerfect
      > freezes my G3 (which has loads more RAM and HD space than when it was
      > running 8.7). If someone has a fix, please give it to me in the
      > Dummies version.

      There are several items in the Conversions folder in the Files section here.
      Look first at Smokey Ardisson's "Conversion Tips - PC to Mac" and
      "Opening & Converting in WP Mac". Then, one of the sets of converters
      in this folder should work fine for you.
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