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changing wp files to mac.
hi, I am new to this group. i have approximately 25 files i need to convert and do not understand anything I have downloaded to do this. i would be willing...
Apr 21, 2013
Hiding of Dock/Menu when SS loads
John -- what did you do to have the dock and menu bar be hidden when SheepShaver starts up? I replaced the version of SS in your package with the latest one...
Apr 20, 2013
Deleting SS prefs file (Mountain Lion)
(I've also posted this on the emaculation forum) After trying John's new script without success (same behavior as before) I thought it might be worth a shot to...
Apr 19, 2013
Success! (John's package under Mountain Lion)
To recapitulate, I couldn't get John's ss-wp package to work under Mountain Lion. The startup script would activate SS (it would show up in the dock as...
Apr 19, 2013
I sort of have WP/SS working on my new MacBook Pro Retina under Mountain Lion. I used John's install rather than WPMacApp since I want to use more than just...
Apr 18, 2013
Why (I think) printing doesn't work in Mountain Lion
I may be jumping to a conclusion here, but the folder action script for printing has a reference to "Printer Setup Utility"
. There is no "printer setup...
Apr 17, 2013
WPMacApp - further revised
I've made a few small improvements in my WPMacApp system that runs SheepShaver and WPMac (and is based on John's SheepShaver-
WP system). Same download link as...
Apr 16, 2013
This is really for John Rethorst....
.. John, I'm a beneficiary and admirer of your work on SS and WP. I have a couple of questions. I'm setting up a new iMac...
Apr 7, 2013
installing 9.0.4 in sheepshaver in OS 10.7
I'll be getting a new MacBook Air pretty soon and am preparing for the changes I'll have to make. One of them will be to install one of the...
Mar 31, 2013
Never mind (question about 9.0.4 install)
I finally found the comment I was looking for -- it was in the SheepShaver Wrapper page. Sorry for troubling y'all....
Mar 29, 2013
How to add an app (e.g. a SheepShaver setup) to ctrl-click menu (REV
(Corrected and reposted.) This may be useful to anyone who (like me) didn't already know how to do it. If you have files that don't automatically open in the...
Mar 27, 2013
Macro question: place variable in Mac OS clipboard?
Is there an easy way to put a WP variable into the Mac OS clipboard without opening a new window in WP? I'm trying to put the title of the front window into...
Mar 24, 2013
WPLO Converter - some new features
I got an email asking if the WPLO Converter (my Applescript that uses LibreOffice to convert WPMac files to Word format) could be run from the terminal so that...
Mar 24, 2013
WPMacApp - revised with default zoom option
John R. suggested a way of setting a default zoom setting in WPMac, and I've put it work in the WPMacApp, the system I put together for running WPMac in...
Mar 21, 2013
Question about macro variables
Here is a mystery that I hope a macro expert can solve. I'm trying to write a macro that sets the default zoom (magnification) level for all windows. Here's a...
Mar 11, 2013
Macro question: branch when file not found?
Another macro question that should be obvious but isn't obvious to me. I'm writing a macro that opens a file on disk. I want to go to a label if the file does...
Mar 11, 2013
Can a macro modify an existing macro?
Here's another WP macro question: Can a macro modify another macro? I would like to create a macro that would let the user set a default zoom setting for...
Mar 6, 2013
OnDocumentOpen macro not working?
Here's a strange problem, and I wonder if anyone has any advice on how to fix it. In both my WPMacApp and in John Rethorst'
WP setup, the...
Mar 5, 2013
cannot access what i call dropdown windows, i.e. format>paragrpah
When I move from paragraph to select a specific formatting, the window disappears. This is true with all secondary attempts anywhere in wordperfect. I am...
Mar 4, 2013
Basic How to convert a Word Perfect (.wpd) file to MAC Microsoft Wor
I just acquired another consulting business and all their files came in .wpd. Of course I'm an all MAC shop using OSX 10.8.2. This happened to me ten years ago...
Feb 26, 2013
WPMacApp, WPLOConverter, WPDOSBox, etc. - code-signing fixed
During the past few weeks I've posted updated versions of some of my WP-related applications (WPMacApp, WPLO Converter, WPDOSBox, etc.) that had errors in the...
Feb 22, 2013
WPLO Converter updated and (I hope) improved
The WPLO Converter is an application that uses a copy of LibreOffice (together with some other software) to convert WP files to DOC, RTF, or PDF format, or to...
Feb 22, 2013
CorelCENTRAL Planner & Card files (WP Suite 8 for PC)
Hi, I am thrilled to find this WP Mac group and hope the following question is within its scope: I would like to open files on my Mac OSX 10.6.8 originating...
Feb 22, 2013
SheepShaver -- OSX talking to each other (was: WPMacApp improvements
Who can think of something they'd like to be able to do, automatically, between the SheepShaver and OSX environments? John R....
Feb 14, 2013
The snowstorm gave me some time to spend in adding a feature or two the WPMacApp that runs WPMac under SheepShaver, and which is based almost entirely on...
Feb 12, 2013
Joining This Yahoo Group
-Hi all, I mentioned this Yahoo group on MacFixit primarily for the awesome SheepShaver + WordPerfect build that is posted in your Files section. Apparently a...
Jan 28, 2013
[OT] Apple's future
Enormous potential, but . . . ? http://www.guardian
weakness John R....
Jan 27, 2013
[OT] The sad state of anti-virus protection
html John R....
Jan 26, 2013
Google Apps Moving Onto Microsoftâ€™s Business Turf - NYTimes.com
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Dec 26, 2012
[ANN] WPMacApp updated with improved prompts, etc.
I've updated the WPMacAPP, which is an alternative to John Rethorst'
WP setup, with about 97 percent of it based directly on SheepShaver-
Dec 20, 2012
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