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Re: Macro question between WP platforms

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  • John Rethorst
    WP Windows and WP Mac have different macro languages, so a rewrite would be involved. It would not be too much trouble; it would be more of an effort
    Message 1 of 2 , Aug 7 10:44 PM
      WP Windows and WP Mac have different macro languages, so a rewrite
      would be involved. It would not be too much trouble; it would be
      more of an effort duplicating the functionality in another program.

      John R.


      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "Stuart Berman" <stuart@...> wrote:
      >
      > Background:
      > I have a set of WP Win 8.0 templates and macros (mostly form based
      > questions and a macro to merge WP documents) and need to duplicate this
      > functionality on an new Intel based Mac (10.5).
      >
      > Is it worth trying to install WP for Mac 3.5e and trying to get these
      > macros to run?
      >
      > The templates are for four text based forms with various lines and
      > sections for some legal documents. The macros (about 10) help the user
      > to fill out the form based on simple questions (author, typist, case
      > number, etc). One macro merges several of these completed forms into a
      > single package (with certain reformatting).
      >
      > I am no macro expert but don't mind getting my hands dirty if I can
      > debug or rewrite some of these into something the Mac would parse. Some
      > of the macros are as long as 900 lines.
      >
      > Thanks in advance for any advice.
      >
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