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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You cannot open any other type draw, paint or database of AppleWorks 6 documents with any iWork application nor can you open AppleWorks 5 or any version of ClarisWorks documents.
Dec 4, 5: My Pages application had some kind of corruption in it. How can Appleworls batch convert Appleworks to iwork? Manca Weeks 5. Lion and not worry about lost AW files! The important part of the instructions are in French, which does not help me. No drawing, no painting, no spreadsheet and a few database files that I know I can’t save.
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I’d try it if I had an old Appleworks file, but alas, I don’t. Sep 8, 9: Thanks for the tips everyone. BBedit will also open nearly anything to extract text. I could do it manually it’s too random to do a find and replaceeither in a text editor or by obtaining a copy of AppleWorks and re-saving them as plain text.
batch converting AppleWorks / ClarisWorks files to RTF or similar
Jul 26, Posts: Appleworka the new folder onto the script’s icon saved “. Mon Nov 19, 7: The description below, copied from the English notes at the head of the script, should answer your questions.
Thanks for trying, Sometimes you need to take a little action to help yourself. I will be bstch the final run of his new script on my project tomorrow and once that is done, with his permission, I will post the script so others can use it. Google and Bing both offer online translation between French and English and several other languages.
If some of your AppleWorks files were made in earlier versions of AppleWorks, or are nor word processing files, that would explain the error message. Thanks cateye and iljitsch. This all helped so much.
Couple of questions before I do the conversion: 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.
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So the odds are that your documents were one of those types that the iWork apps can’t open even if they are AppleWorks 6. Also, I’m able to open my old.
Tue Nov 20, 3: How do I applwworks the files 1, files that are converted? It’s been a while since I last looked at this script. All documents were AW 6 and documents.
The only thing it will drop is tables elements. I would suggest that you ask in the Pages forum – Yvan may see your post and applewworks able to provide you with a working link. While your issues may have been solved there is still the issue of drawing documents.
I keep getting an error message in Pages that it cannot open the file.