Re: [wpmac] Re: batch-converting WP files
- Thanks, John. That makes it clearer & confirms my suspicion. My file
conversion needs were so minimal that I can just use NeoOffice as my
It's strange to leave WordPerfect behind after 20 years. I've never
had a car or a house that long, but I've certainly spent as many hours
working hand-in-hand with this venerable gaggle of code as I have in
But the world has moved on. Goodbye, WordPerfect! You were simple and
reliable to the end.
On Mon, Jun 22, 2009 at 10:12 PM, John Rethorst<jrethorst@...> wrote:
> MetaMacro and NeoOffice's open command do two different things. MetaMacro
> will run any installed macro on an entire folder of WP files, including e.g.
> a macro that will save all the files in Word 6 format whence you can open
> them in the current version of Word.
> By contrast, NeoOffice doesn't Save As, but opens WP files directly. The Get
> Info option automates that.
> If NeoOffice preserves enough data, such as formatting, there's no advantage
> to MetaMacro. If saving your files in Word (or possibly RTF) format works
> better, then MetaMacro is just one more step.
> John R.