dunkan <duncanspamcop.net> wrote:
MacLink Plus Deluxe 13.006 can convert AppleWorks 5 files directly to> A retired colleage has replaced her elderly LCII with a new iMac; but several
> hundred of her old MacWriteII files are inaccessible, because her new Mac's
> OSX wordprocessor (AppleWorks) can't read them...
> It's possible to load them into Word 5.1, save as Word files, read them into
> MacLink Plus, and then into AppleWorks - which would be just fine if there
> were four files... but there are four hundred!
MacWrite II and MacWrite Pro format. Having no MW II / Pro files, I
can't test the other way round, but I don't know why this should not
work. Why would you want to convert it first to something else?
MacLink Plus Deluxe can do batch conversions. You just drag a number of> Please, please - can anyone recommend (ideally) a batch processing converter,
> than can take MacWriteII files and turn them into AppleWorks ones - or into
> any format that can be read by AppleWorks?
files into the MLP window and select "convert".
If MLP can't convert to AW6 (which comes with the new Macs, I think),> She has, of course, the latest APpleWorks; I've been told that earlier
> versions might have read MacWriteII files....?
convert it to AW5 or even ClarisWorks 4. AM6 can read these formats.
Best wishes, Christian.
Christian F. Buser, Hohle Gasse 6, CH-5507 Mellingen (Switzerland)
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