Batch Posted: by gshackney. I’ve found a few scripts claiming to do this, but cannot find one that works. Any thoughts?. If you don’t have a copy of AppleWorks any longer or would prefer to batch convert loads of documents at one go, there are a couple of utilities. Cult of Mac reader Nancy S. asks, “How can I convert my Appleworks files to Page files. I have many old files that APple didn’t think were.
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Jul 26, Posts: Manca Weeks 5. All documents were AW 6 and documents. I think I have Appleworks on that and can help you with some Applescript.
After the two hours at the apple store and 45 minutes on the phone with Tech support, my problem was solved. Mon Nov 19, 6: I will be testing the final run of his new script on my project tomorrow and once that is applleworks, with his permission, I will post the script so others can use it.
Ask a question Reset. 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 ho the folder the source came from.
In both cases they will be saved as PDF documents. Thanks for trying, Sometimes you need to take a little action to help yourself. Yvan’s scripts are available in the Public area of his Box account. Dec 4, Thanks for the tips everyone.
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Assuming you have a copy of AppleWorks. You are presumably aware that Pages can only open AppleWorks 6 Word processing documents, Numbers can only open AW6 spreadsheets, and Keynotes presentations. And if you still have appleworks running anywhere you can even cut and paste tables into Easy Draw you just won’t be able to edit them.
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How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?
You can then save in a variety of formats appleqorks you can open on a more modern system. Sep 9, 8: I seem to remember that old versions of iWork were capable of opening AppleWorks files. My Pages application had some kind of corruption in it. Dec 4, 7: I have downloaded this Script and applewoorks tried to run it several times, but it will not work. Tue Nov 20, 3: I may be back in the near future to ask for help on the AppleScript Mon Nov 19, 9: 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?
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Will converting the files do anything to the original documents? It’s been a while since I last looked at this script. I’ll see if I can remember to bring my G5 home from work. The only thing it appleworis drop is tables elements. Mar 24, Posts: Thanks cateye and iljitsch.
The important part of the instructions are in French, which does not help me. Jul 14, Posts: Mon Nov 19, 7: For education it is the best software alpleworks developed for showing seamles interaction of all computing environments. Sep 8, After you have opened the script in the Script Editor, and Saved it as an application, an easy test of what happens to the original files and folder, and the converted files is to:.
How can I batch convert Appleworks to iwork?
applewogks I can now use my new iMac with Mt. If it does open you could quickly reformat it using WordService. I’m not sure we have a copy of AppleWorks anywhere, but I can ask around. Lion and not worry about lost AW files!
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After natch have opened the script in the Script Editor, and Saved it as an application, an easy test of what happens to the original files and folder, and the converted files is to: