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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I’d like some help debugging this script which is meant to have a folder dragged onto it to execute. Thanks for the reply. Thanks again for helping Barry. Email Required, but never shown.

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If the script also deleted the original AppleWorks file, that would be even better, but not required. Batch convert files recursively Thanks for the reply. Publishing Speciality level out of ten: Batch convert files recursively Thanks I looked back into you script.

Google and Bing both offer online translation between French and English and several other languages. Save the script as application. Hello, one solution can be to use the LibreOffice command tool line see http: You are starting on wrong basis. Assuming you have a copy of AppleWorks.

User profile for user: Yvan’s scripts are available in the Public area of his Box account. Most of the AW docs are textdocs, some are spreadsheets, those LibreOffice cannot open yet. Reboot is the unique emergency issue available. 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.


I’ll see if I can remember to bring my G5 home from work. I would suggest that you ask in the Pages forum – Yvan may see your post and be able to provide you with a working link.

Not sure if it can open the later Appleworks files, but Apple has many versions of ClarisWorks available for download over here: Dec 4, 4: I knew there was a reason I kept all those CDs lying around. Jan 11, Posts: It will not even open them individually.

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Sep 8, 9: Yvan Koenig, who tends to post in the Pages forum rather than here, had cnvert lot of scripts, including one to do this, on his iDisk: You may find them in my public BOX account: Ask Different works best with JavaScript enabled. January 15, 7: By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

Old Hardware Speciality level out of ten: Will converting cnvert files do anything to the original documents? I don’t think the folks involved are really too worried about formatting, mostly the content.

How can I batch convert old Apple Works files?

It looks like it’s time to resurrect an old G4 machine and put an old version of iWorks on it. Batch convert files recursively Yvan Koenig wrote: But there’s thousands of files I may be back in the near future to ask appleeworks help on the AppleScript Most of my files are word processing. Thanks awfully for the pointer, though – looks like I might be able to natch it out. Unzip, then open the script in the Script Editor.


I have spent hours and have no solutions for converting my files. When we reinstalled it, it worked. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Open the script in the Script Editor, then scroll down a few lines. Thanks for your help! Nothing will open Paint documents or databases. Ditto on the TextEdit trick. Dec 4, You are presumably aware that Pages can only open AppleWorks 6 Word processing documents, Numbers can only open AW6 spreadsheets, and Keynotes presentations.

Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you t read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. Instructions in French and English should be at the beginning of the script. I keep getting an error message in Pages that it cannot open the file. Tue Nov 20, 2: Mon Nov 19, 6: Monday, December 31, Sign up fioes Facebook.