--- In firstname.lastname@example.org
, 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.