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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Thanks again for helping Barry. Publishing Speciality level out of ten: Most of the AW docs are textdocs, some are spreadsheets, those LibreOffice cannot open yet. Batch filee files recursively Thanks I looked back into you script.

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Mar 24, Posts: You are presumably aware that Pages can only open AppleWorks 6 Word processing documents, Numbers can only open AW6 spreadsheets, and Keynotes presentations. As it’s not a script which will be used daily, it’s not useful to install it in the Scripts Menu. Sign up using Email and Password. Is there an application or script to batch convert AppleWorks documents to plain text files? Unzip, then open the script in the Script Editor. Yvan’s scripts are available in the Public area of his Box account.


How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?

I guess my question should have been: It’s designed to apply if you drop on it files selected in a folder. Use the AppleScript editor to open it: If filles does open you could quickly reformat it using WordService.

I’d try it if I had an old Appleworks file, but alas, I don’t.

Sep 8, You can then save in a variety of formats filea you can open on a more modern system. Roger Wilmut1 Roger Wilmut1.

And the following is a. It will not even open them individually.

batch converting AppleWorks / ClarisWorks files to RTF or similar

For education it is the best software ever developed for showing seamles interaction of all computing environments. Monday, December 31, When we reinstalled it, it worked. AppleWorks still comes with all the iComputers. Your code is unable to do the wanted duty if you drag a folder onto it.

Sep 10, 4: Oct 8, Posts: Yvan includes instructions in French and in English in every finished script of his that I have seen.


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Tue Nov 20, 3: Nothing will open Paint documents or databases. The French version always comes first Yvan lives in France, his first language is Frenchand is immediately followed by the English version.

Dec 4, 8: Probably AppleScript is the way to go with this – I have found scripts online that do this, but snag on oversize printable area and put files in the same folder – I need files to stay in the folder the source came from.

Save the script as application.