Re: [wpmac] WordPerfect for DOS on Mac OS X
- On Oct 31, 2010, at 9:09 PM, em315 wrote:
> I've put together a system that uses the DOSBoxVery nice!
Just curious...why did you choose DOSBox instead of CrossOver?
Because DOSBox is free? CrossOver isn't ideal for a lot of things,
but WordPerfect is one of those few programs that CrossOver has been
Randy B. Singer
Co-author of The Macintosh Bible (4th, 5th, and 6th editions)
Macintosh OS X Routine Maintenance
- Thanks for clarifying!
On Dec 16, 2010, at 4:24 AM, em315 wrote:
> No, because DOSBox only has basic support for the Hercules Graphics
> Card (for graphic screens) but not for the Ramfont feature on the
> Hercules Graphics Card Plus. (Ramfont supported italic,
> strikethrough, small and large sizes, etc., in the text screen, but
> not proportional fonts; proportional fonts were displayed only in
> print preview. I still have my old card, but no computer to use it
> If you want italics on a WPDOS text screen, you can choose the
> Italic font (but you'll lose bold) in Colors/etc. under Settings/
> Display. Or you can run WPDOS under Windows with Tame, as described
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