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Re: WPLO Converter - some new features

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  • em315
    Fixed it now. The new version has all the earlier features, but can also run from the command line with a filename as parameter, and can be set up to run as a
    Message 1 of 3 , Mar 23, 2013
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      Fixed it now. The new version has all the earlier features, but can also run from the command line with a filename as parameter, and can be set up to run as a service by double-clicking the service included in the zip file:

      https://dl.dropbox.com/u/271144/WPLOConverter.zip

      --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "em315" <em315@...> wrote:
      >
      > Sorry - I spoke too soon. I've restored the old version (without the command-line or Automator features until I can fix the new features)...
      >
      > --- In wordperfectmac@yahoogroups.com, "em315" <em315@> wrote:
      > >
      > > I got an email asking if the WPLO Converter (my Applescript that uses LibreOffice to convert WPMac files to Word format) could be run from the terminal so that it could convert files without drag-and-drop or selecting a file in the finder.
      > >
      > > The solution turned out to require four lines of Applescript, so now the WPLO Converter can be run like this from the command line:
      > >
      > > osascript /Applications/WPLO\ Converter /path/to/Input\ File
      > >
      > > One benefit of this is that it was easy to create an Automator service that lets you ctrl-click on a file and choose "Convert with WPLO Converter" from the contextual menu (it might be on a "Services" submenu depending on your system).
      > >
      > > To install this, after copying the WPLO Converter to the Applications folder, double-click the "Convert with WPLO Converter" service in the download, and follow the prompts.
      > >
      > > Same download link as before:
      > >
      > > https://dl.dropbox.com/u/271144/WPLOConverter.zip
      > >
      >
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