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Re: [wpmac] WordPerfect Converter

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  • Geoff Gilbert
    Just one slight additional point to Randy s email - Abiword does not read footnotes in WP Mac files, NeoOffice does. No idea as to whether either can read them
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 30, 2006
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      Just one slight additional point to Randy's email - Abiword does not
      read footnotes in WP Mac files, NeoOffice does. No idea as to whether
      either can read them in WPWin files.

      Geoff

      >Anakin Skywalker said:
      >
      >>I'm totally new to WordPerfect and have been given a job to
      >>convert WP files to work with Microsoft Word. I really need
      >>to do this on my mac and want to know if there is a converter
      >>for OS X, whether a stand-alone application or plug-in for
      >>Word. Thanks
      >
      >
      >Options:
      >
      >1-Purchase MacLinkPlus from DataViz
      ><http://www.dataviz.com/products/maclinkplus/index.html> and use it to
      >convert your .wpd files to .doc or .cwk files. This, at first, might
      >seem like the ideal solution, but in practice, if your documents have
      >complex formatting, the MacLinkPlus translators can be disappointing.
      >
      >2/3-Download AbiWord (free) <http://www.abisource.com/> or NeoOffice
      >(free) <http://www.planamesa.com/neojava/en/index.php> and use one of
      >them to open your documents and save them as .doc files for use in Word.
      >Both of these programs use the same exact translators, so it doesn't
      >matter which you use.
      >
      >4-Download the last version of WordPerfect for Macintosh and run it in
      >the Classic environment; it will read your .wpd files and you can save
      >them as .doc files.
      ><ftp://ftp.r8ix.com/WP-L_Stuff/WordPerfectKit.sit>
      >
      >
      >
      >Randy B. Singer
      >Co-Author of: The Macintosh Bible (4th, 5th and 6th editions)
      >
      >Routine OS X Maintenance and Generic Troubleshooting
      >http://www.macattorney.com/ts.html
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
      >
      >
      >
    • John Rethorst
      ... MetaMacro, free in the Files section, can do that for all files in a folder in one step. John R.
      Message 2 of 3 , May 1 8:37 AM
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        > 4-Download the last version of WordPerfect for Macintosh and run it in
        > the Classic environment; it will read your .wpd files and you can save
        > them as .doc files.

        MetaMacro, free in the Files section, can do that for all files in a folder
        in one step.

        John R.
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