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Adding tildes to characters in Wordperfect
My son has written his thesis on the work of an African writer, Ngugi wa Thiong'o. He did it in WORD and then transformed it into PDF, but he would like to...
Dec 18, 2012
[ANN] WP Scripting Guide.pdf, version 1.0.2
This 185-page book teaches the WP macro language and how to write AppleScripts for WP. It does not duplicate the Macros Manual that comes with WP. That is a...
Dec 12, 2012
[OT] The latest thing -- computer-based extortion
Probably less of a problem with Macs, but that can't last forever. I sign on with a user password, not an administrator, except when doing something that...
Dec 7, 2012
[ANN] John's WP Scripting Guide 1.0.1
185-page book teaching WP macros and Applescript. This minor update fixes a few inaccurate bookmarks. Free in the Files section, as Scripting Guide...
Dec 5, 2012
Managing legal captions with WordPerfect when switching to a Mac
Hey all, This is my first post in this group, and I'd like to begin by saying thank you for letting me join! :) I have a very specific problem that I'm hoping...
Nov 28, 2012
Update on post?
Hello, I recently posted to your Yahoo! Group about converting .wpd files to .doc files on the Mac, and I haven't heard back from you. I just wanted to know if...
Nov 27, 2012
WordPerfect Install 1.4.2
This update to a complete setup to run WordPerfect on Intel Macs and on OS 10.5 and later, including Mountain Lion (10.8), has about 100 improvements -- it's...
Nov 27, 2012
WPMac macro question
This is a question for John and any other expert: Is it possible for a macro to do the following: If printing to a virtual printer (a "printer" that creates a...
Nov 24, 2012
WPMacApp - updated printing system and other fixes
Thanks to John's expertise about WP macros (in John's WP Scripting Guide and in various messages here), I've been able to update my WPMacApp system for running...
Nov 23, 2012
New version of US$19 WPD Wizard on the App Store
A few days ago a new version of the commercial WP file viewer WPD Wizard got posted on the App Store. It's a major improvement over the first version, and...
Nov 21, 2012
Old WP Mac Software at oldsoftware.
FYI: Found these listings whilst looking for old Apple games: WordPerfect version 3.5 for Macintosh (Academic Edition). Used CD in jewel case with license....
Nov 20, 2012
New machine, new start
Dear All I am about to get a new Mac with Mountain Lion. If I want to do a fresh install of Sheepshaver, which is better, John's or Ed's version. I will be...
Nov 20, 2012
Cannot Resize Windows In SheepShaver/
When I launch a program within the SheepShaver/
Classic environment, it opens in a small window and I am unable to resize the window, Any ideas would be...
Nov 18, 2012
How To Adjust Mac To 256 Colors When Running SheepShaver
I installed SheepShaver, and it runs great. However, when I try and launch 2 particular applications, i get the message :Sorry, but "Application Name" will...
Nov 16, 2012
[OT] How to Devise Passwords That Drive Hackers Away
html John R....
Nov 9, 2012
[ANN] Tips & Macros 2.5
With thanks to Ed Mendelson and Tom Rostafinski for their suggestions, here's the latest update to this over 100-page file of hints and short macros covering...
Nov 8, 2012
Tips & Macros update
Hi, John. Perhaps you could add something this to your latest Tips and Macros edition? I copied it from a source I can no longer recall. It's something I...
Nov 6, 2012
WordPerfect Install 1.4.1 - Error Message On Download
Hi. I downloaded the SheepShaver-
WordPerfect Install 1.4.1. However, when I clicked on the .dmg file, an error message came up saying "content not recognized"
Nov 6, 2012
Tips & Macros update -- suggestions?
I'm working on a revision of Tips & Macros 2.4, in the Files section here: a 135-page compendium of FAQs, hints and short macros about every aspect of WP Mac....
Nov 4, 2012
Semi-OT: CodeWeavers CrossOver available free today (Oct 31)
I meant to post this earlier, but I've been swamped :-( For those of you on this list who want to run (certain) Windows apps on your Mac, including a few...
Nov 1, 2012
Re: Encrypted WPMac files
... Um, if LibreOffice, or the WP Viewer, can open a password-protected file, as you said, and the source code they use to do it is available, then someone...
Oct 15, 2012
WPMacApp - garbled text
Hi: I recently installed WPMacApp (for old Mac WordPerfect 3.5e documents). However, when I open them, the text is garbled. Any suggestions (other app. or...
Oct 14, 2012
... I am surprised no-one has written one. When the topic of encrypted WP files came up here several years ago I took a look at the encryption scheme by...
Oct 14, 2012
[ANN] Previous Positions 2.1.4
This set of two macros lets you assign bookmarks among all open WP documents with a keystroke and go to any one with another keystroke. Fast and simple aid to...
Oct 14, 2012
Hello all - quick question. I'm running WP 3.5e on Panther via Mac OS Classic. A few months ago the drag-and-drop function stopped working. If I select a...
Oct 11, 2012
Indexing Wordperfect files under 10.7
Running OS 10.7 on a MacBook Pro. I have 400-500 Wordperfect documents and would like to know if there is a way to index Wordperfect documents so Spotlight...
Oct 5, 2012
[OT] The Shape of Things to Come (quantum computing)
research John R....
Oct 2, 2012
WordPerfect Viewer for iPhone
For those interested, here is a link to article reviewing the earlier version of this app, along with a link to a review of the current version: ...
Sep 30, 2012
Where is the last freed edition of WP to be found here?
Hi. I just found your group and saw that you are granting access to the last free wordperfect for mac. Now that I have joined the group, I can't seem to find...
Sep 26, 2012
[ANN] WPMacApp adds printing to networked PS printers
One feature of the WPMacApp method of running WPMac under SheepShaver (a system based very closely on John's SheepShaver-
WP system) is that it automatically...
Sep 25, 2012
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