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Re: [wpmac] a different problem

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  • Nancy Hyden Woodward
    Thank ypu. will try, toute de suite. Nancy
    Message 1 of 8 , Jan 1, 2008
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      Thank ypu. will try, toute de suite.

      On Jan 1, 2008, at 7:36 PM, Thomas Briant wrote:

      > Ms. Woodward:
      > I would suggest you try www.123macmini.com.
      > And don't forget to state:
      > What type of computer processor (PowerPC or Intel)
      > Amount of memory.
      > Size of hard drive
      > And what mail program you are moving from on Panther and what mail
      > program you are moving to on Tiger.
      > Tom Briant
      > On Jan 1, 2008, at 6:33 AM, Nancy Hyden Woodward wrote:
      >> Last month, I upgraded OS 10.3.9 (Panther) on the macmini to 0S
      >> 10.4.6
      >> (Tiger).
      >> If not on this list, can you point me where I might learn how to
      >> recapture the then existing e-mails on Panther before the upgrade?
      >> The address book made the move but not the e-mails themselves. I am
      >> desperate for information from a couple of them.
      >> Could I get them back by returning to Tiger?
      >> Thanks.
      >> Nancy Hyden Woodward
      >> On Jan 1, 2008, at 12:52 AM, John Rethorst wrote:
      >>> --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, Gregory Sigman <sigman@...>
      >>> wrote:
      >>>> If you must have Windows anyway, then by all means throw WP 3.5 for
      >>>> Mac into the bit bucket and use the proper Windows version,
      >>>> whatever
      >>>> that number is these days.
      >>>> Why do I say that? Two main reasons. First, you're obviously coming
      >>>> from a Windows background. The WP that you already know and love is
      >>>> WP for Windows, which is quite a bit different from the old WP for
      >>>> Macintosh, believe it or not. Secondly, you will very likely have
      >>>> fewer confusing or frustrating issues if you go with WP for Windows
      >>>> than if you go the SheepShaver route. SheepShaver is wonderful for
      >>>> us
      >>>> crusty old Macophiles or for people who have thousands of files in
      >>>> the old WP Mac format, but personally, I cannot with a straight
      >>>> face
      >>>> recommend it for new users. That would be just silly.
      >>> I can recommend it for new users. As you point out, WPWin
      >>> is much different from WPMac: the latter, along with WP DOS
      >>> 5.1, was designed by a group, now disbanded, that had a
      >>> special talent for interface design, making these products
      >>> very popular in their time. WPMac with SheepShaver is as
      >>> full-featured, intuitive and elegant as it ever was, and
      >>> faster than it ever was. It's also free and, once downloaded,
      >>> a matter of minutes to set up. Most Windows programs take
      >>> more time to install and configure. IMO WPMac with
      >>> SheepShaver is still the best word processor ever written.
      >>> John R.
      >>> Yahoo! Groups Links
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
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