Re: [wpmac] Do you need a converter FROM other formats TO WordPerfect?
Count me in on that!
I still get documents in other formats, most notably what passes for
html in Microsoftʻs twisted universe ;-)
On Mar 31, 2011, at 4:15 PM, em315 wrote:
> While I put some finishing touches on my converter programs, it
> occurs to me that some people might need the ability to convert
> FROM other formats into a WordPerfect format. Under Windows, that's
> easy - just open the document in WordPerfect for Windows and save
> it in WP format. On the Mac, it's not quite so easy, because the
> import filters for WPMac are outdated. But do any members of this
> group need a program that converts other formats (DOCX, for
> example) into WP format?
> Please post replies to the group.
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- You may not see any usable results until they sort out a lot of left-over details of Hebrew and Arabic, and also until they build in support for the other WorldScript alphabets - Cyrillic, Indian, etc. But they move amazingly quickly.
--- In email@example.com, "John R" <johnrethorst@...> wrote:
> Promising development and welcome news in more ways than one. The libwpd people are responsive and interested in continued development, and were apparently able to add Chinese, Japanese and Korean script support -- no small feat, I think -- in a short time. They are also interested in supporting WPMac, a program that hasn't provided revenue to anyone for over a decade now.
> This augurs well for continued viability of the otherwise best word processing program ever written for the Mac. Bravo!
> John R.
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "em315" <em315@> wrote:
> > There's been a promising development. I raised this problem with the developers of the libwpd import filters used in OpenOffice, LibreOffice, etc., and they've been able to add Chinese-Japanese-Korean support to the source code. This means that someday - probably not for a few months - LibreOffice will be able to convert WPMac Japanese files into RTF and DOC formats.
> > I hope this is welcome news, even if it won't turn into practical reality for some time.
> > --- In email@example.com, Tenchiji Temple <shingon@> wrote:
> > >
> > > I have Wordperfect Japanese Version WP 3.5J. Please let me know if
> > > there is something that I should try.
> > > Bill Eidson
> > > On Apr 18, 2011, at 7:14 AM, em315 wrote:
> > >