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  • pjandlar
    Great - I mm downloading it now! I also found out that my previous version of office - Office X - DOES work on the Intel Mac, so I now have several choices to
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 9, 2006
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      Great - I'mm downloading it now! I also found out that my previous version of office -
      Office X - DOES work on the Intel Mac, so I now have several choices to use until I get
      SheepShaver working for WordPerfect.
      Thanks.


      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, Randy B. Singer <randy@...> wrote:
      >
      > pjandlar said:
      >
      > >So, here are my choices -
      > >1)continue slogging through the SheepShaver instructions, maybe or maybe
      > >not getting it
      > >to work.
      > >2)Buy MS Office and use Word - I need Excel and PowerPoint anyway so
      > >that's no biggie
      > >(and of course my previous version won't work on the Intel beastie).
      > >3) OR, what about buying - gulp - Windoze and PC WordPerfect? The new
      > >Intel Mac came
      > >with Parallels Desktop, so I *could* do that.....
      > >
      > >Which side is the darkest - Word on Mac, or WordPerfect under Windoze?
      > >
      > >Any thoughts on the above?
      >
      > Another option:
      >
      > Download NeoOffice and use it to read your WP files and as your word
      > processor:
      > http://www.planamesa.com/neojava/en/features.php
      >
      > It is FREE, there is now an Intel-native version, it can handle both the
      > WordPerfect file format and the Word file format, and its pretty
      > full-featured.
      >
      > If you do decide to move to MS Word, you can use NeoOffice as an
      > intermediary to convert your files to Word format.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > Randy B. Singer
      >
      > Co-Author of:
      > The Macintosh Bible (4th, 5th and 6th editions)
      >
      > OS X Routine Maintenance
      > http://www.macattorney.com/ts.html
      >
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