So a former administrator left quite a legacy of documents in Claris Works and/or AppleWorks. Is there any way to batch convert them into a. Danielle upgraded her Mac to OS X Mavericks and now she can’t open any Apple Works documents. Leo says that AppleWorks isn’t supported anymore in. Yvan did indeed respond to my query and edited his original script to save files in the source folder and get around any files that have lost their.
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While your issues may have been solved there is still the issue of drawing documents. Batch convert files applleworks Thanks I looked back into you script. Cnovert file then recursively opens each file and saves a copy of the file as a Pages document within the same directory.
But you can make a script that works on AppleWorks directly, “saving-as” all of your documents to the appropriate type. I may be back in the near future to ask for help on the AppleScript Open the script in the Script Editor, then scroll down a few lines.
It’s designed to apply if you drop on it files selected in a folder. Troubleshoot CSS for different broswers? Reboot is the unique emergency issue available. It looks like it’s time to resurrect an old G4 machine and put an old version of iWorks on it. Ars Praefectus et Subscriptor. Sep 9, 8: Thanks for all the information Barry.
Mon Nov 19, 6: You are starting on wrong basis. This is was, for years, I delivered scripts relying upon undocumented attributes.
batch converting AppleWorks / ClarisWorks files to RTF or similar
Will converting the files do anything to the original documents? Well, embarrassingly enough, I don’t know how to post the zip file The application is no longer bundled with OS X, and I’m not paying for it, so what’s the best and quickest way to convert the files to plain text?
Hello, one solution can be to use the LibreOffice command tool line see http: After the two hours at the apple store and 45 minutes on the phone with Tech support, my problem was solved. Maybe your local Apple Store will let you show up with a firewire drive and convert them all proper-like.
Once you have a Snow Leopard machine running in your VM which you can run on any modern Macnow you can install the last version of AppleWorks on it! In both cases they will be saved as PDF documents. If I read Yvan’s revision dates notes not included in the quoted portion above correctly, this script is a late update of the earlier early script referred to in Roger’s post.
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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. User profile for user: Mon Nov 19, 9: Yvan includes instructions in French and in English in every finished script of his that I have seen. Monday, December 31, The description below, copied from appeworks English notes at the head of the script, should answer your questions. I have downloaded this Script and have tried to run it several times, but it will not work.
Hmmn – strings seems to add more crap at the top and bottom including absolutely tons of XML stuff that looks like. I have spent hours and have no solutions for converting my files. Is there any way to batch convert them into a more usable file format?
Reboot is the unique emergency issue available. I knew appleworrks was a reason I kept all those CDs lying around. I did not want to delete the existing file from the directory and place it in a zip file, batchh I have removed those steps.
It’s been a while since I last looked at this baatch. I confess AppleScript was something that I just never grokked. You should’ve posted the script.
Place the copies of these files in the new folder. Thanks I looked back into you script.
Thanks awfully for the pointer, though – looks like I might be able to fathom it out. Yvan did indeed respond to my query and edited his original script to save files in the source folder and get around any files that have lost their resource forks.
How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?
AppleWorks still comes with all the iComputers. Jan 11, Posts: If it does open you could quickly reformat it using WordService. Dec 4,