Re: [wpmac] Re: WordPerfect for DOS on Mac OS X
- On 3 Nov 2010, at 4:09, Geoff Gilbert wrote:
> Some of us still print on shift-F7 and search on F2 even though we useHowever, you’ve just summed up why I had an aversion to WP 5.1 and why Mac word processors were such a breath of fresh air: there was no particular reason why F2 should be search and Shift-F7 should be print, whereas Command-F to find and Command-P to print were simply *right*.
> WPMac ... truly, you can't teach an old dog new tricks.
Plus of course all those 5.1 jockeys’ tendency to think the word processor was the operating system… :-)
Ma, quando si acquista stati in una provincia disforme di lingua, di costumi e di ordini, qui sono le difficultà. - Niccolò Machiavelli
- 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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